Making Bilingual Connections Through Art

ID number
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Join Alina Celeste Hevia and Hamlet "Mi Amigo" Meneses for two hours of creative self-expression, virtually! You may remember Alina and Hamlet from previous webinars on music. They're back to share even more ideas about the visual arts. After nearly a year of conducting Zoom-style language classes taught through visual art, they have developed a tried and true system for structure, content and flexibility. Come learn from their experience and creativity.

Learner objectives

1. Apply best practices for teaching an art project in a virtual setting, including pre-recording content
2. Adapt insightful strategies for teaching an engaging language lesson using visual art, with real, practical examples.
3. Implement tangible ideas and lessons that can be used immediately.
4. Extend already existing lessons and curriculums with art projects.

Intended audience
Early Childhood Special and General Educator, Family Educator, Family Member, Occupational Therapist/Physical Therapist, Speech/Language Therapist, Teacher Assistant
Contact hours
Gateways training stage
Training topic area
Early Art, Interactions with Children, Technology
Gateways to Opportunity content area
Interactions, Relationships and Environments