Saturday, October 8th, 2pm – 3.30pm Los Gatos Library – free event
Dr. Lori Phillips currently serves as the Director of the Pacific Center for Arts and Humanities in Education (PCAHE), at PREL in Honolulu. Under her leadership, the Center, created in October 1997 offers professional development in the arts and humanities education. She is responsible for authoring the “Pacific Island Alphabet Series,” children-created image books in 14 Pacific languages, and “Island Worlds,” a film and curriculum about art of the Pacific. Dr. Phillips manages the National Endowment for the Arts Pacific Territories Programs, working with the arts councils throughout the Pacific. After receiving a masters degree in arts education and a doctorate in curriculum and instruction, she served as a professor of education at Chaminade University and the University of Hawaii.
Image to Word is a scientifically research-based model of teaching that allows teachers to integrate art, writing, and technology. This hands-on workshop participants will learn to create images through observational drawing inspired by the two sister cities. Words are pulled from the drawn images to create rich descriptive language that improves writing.
The process also increases your allusionary base by talking about your own and others’ art, using a successful 5-step process of art criticism. Image to Word shows you ways to use visual, as well as verbal, modes of learning to teach language. RSVP necessary. Workshop limited to 25