2013

AGENDAS FOR THE 2013 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTES

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  PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE

 Everson Museum of Art

November 15 and 16, 2013

DAY ONE: Friday November 15, 2013

10:00 am                  WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

10:30 am                  CALTA21 INTRODUCTION (calta21.org)

  • What is CALTA21? Goals and guiding principles
  • Visual literacy and literacy for the language learner

11:30 am                  VISUAL THINKING STRATEGIES DISCUSSION (vtshome.org)

  • Discussion
  • Debriefing
  • Connections to the language learner

12:30 pm                  LUNCH

1:30 pm                  VTS PRACTICE IN SMALL GROUPS   

3:30 PM                  BREAK

3:45 PM              DEBRIEF + PARAPHRASING ACTIVITY

4:30 PM                  INTRODUCTION TO THE CURRICULUM

5:00 PM              ADJOURN

REMEMBER TO BRING A MEMORABLE PHOTO

 

DAY TWO : Saturday, November 16, 2013

9 AM                  MEMORABLE PHOTO ACTIVITY

9:30 AM                  DEBRIEF

10 AM                  CALTA21 CURRICULUM

11:15 PM                  NEXT STEPS – Q&A

12 PM                  CLOSING REMARKS

Thank you for coming to our CALTA21 Professional Development Institute.

Please visit our website: www.calta21.org.

Patricia Lannes, CALTA21 Project Director @ plannes@qcc.cuny.edu or at (516) 313-1091                 

 

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE

Hosted by the Brooklyn Museum

October 15 and 16, 2013

October 15, 2013 – 1:00pm – 5:00pm

1:00 pm                  WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS – Studio

  • Radiah Harper, Vice-Director, Education and Program Development, Brooklyn Museum
  • Professor Kitty Bateman, Director, Queensborough Community College Adult Literacy Program and CALTA21 Principal Investigator
  • Patricia Lannes, Project Director, CALTA21
  • Participants’ introductions

1:30 pm                  SILENT READING

1:45 pm                  DEMOGRAPHICS AND THE FUTURE OF MUSEUMS

2:00 pm                  CALTA21 MODEL: Mission and Goals

2:15 pm                  THE ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER

  • What is our perception of an adult English language learner? – Small groups
  • Small group reports

 2:45 pm                  BREAK

3:00 pm                  THE ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER

  • What are the expectations, strengths and needs of an adult English language learner who registers in Adult Literacy classes? – Small groups
  • Small group reports
  • How does the CALTA21 model address the adult English language learner?

4:00 pm                  DEMONSTRATION AND ANALYSIS OF A VTS DISCUSSION

  • Large group VTS discussion
  • Why use the VTS pedagogy when working with adult immigrant ELL audiences?
  • How do we modify it for that audience?
  •  What aspects of this pedagogy require special attention?

 Reminder for tomorrow please bring: MEMORABLE PHOTOGRAPH

 

 

OCTOBER 16, 2013 – 10 am – 5pm

10:00 am                     SMALL GROUP VTS PRACTICE – GALLERIES

11:30 am                  VIDEO: Students and their families participate in a docent led VTS discussion– Studio 3

12:00 pm                  LUNCH

 1:00 pm                  MEMORABLE PHOTO

  • Small group activity
  • Large group debrief – What is the purpose of this curriculum activity?

 1:45 pm                  CALTA21 CURRICULUM – PD and CLASSROOM

  • What did we need to think about in order to develop a relevant classroom experience that empowers students towards life-long engagement with museums?
  • Curriculum framework and sample student work

 2:30 pm                  CALTA21 CURRICULUM – AT THE MUSEUM

  • Curriculum design
  • What do we need to think about and know in order to provide a meaningful museum experience to adult immigrants and their families? Large group discussion
  • Strategies and tips for engaging English language learners in the galleries

 3:30 pm                             BREAK

 3:45 pm                  FORMATIVE EVALUATION

  • Students: academic, cultural, social capital for civic engagement and intercultural dialogue
  • Institutional challenges

4:00 pm                  BUILDING SUSTAINABLE PARTNERSHIPS

  • How can we develop partnerships that promote access and inclusion, civic discourse and immigrant participation?
  • Steps towards mutually beneficial collaborations

4:30 pm                  Q&A and closing remarks

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE

Hosted by the Katonah Museum of Art

September 30 and October 1, 2013

September 30, 2013 – 10:00am – 4:00pm

10:00 am                  REGISTRATION AND PRE-INSTITUTE SURVEY

10:10 am                  WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS – Learning center

  • Karen Stein, Director of Education, Katonah Museum of Art
  • Professor Kitty Bateman, Director, Queensborough Community College Adult Literacy Program
  • Participants’ introductions

10:30 am                  MEMORABLE PHOTO – Atrium and Project Gallery

  • Group activity

11:00 am                  CALTA21 MODEL, ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS AND CURRICULUM Learning Center

  • Patricia Lannes, CALTA21 Founder and Project Director

 12:00 pm           LUNCH

1:00 pm                  VISUAL THINKING STRATEGIES (VTS) FACILITATED DISCUSSION Gallery

  • Amy Chase Gulden, VTS Regional Director will facilitate a VTS discussion

1:30 pm                  DEMONSTRATION AND ANALYSIS OF VISUAL THINKING STRATEGIES (VTS) Learning Center

  • Attendees deconstruct the VTS methodology
  • VTS theoretical framework
  • Video: Adult English language learners and their families participate in a VTS discussion facilitated by a museum docent

2:15 pm                  PRACTICING VTS IN THE GALLERIES IN SMALL GROUPS

 3:30 pm                  DEBRIEF & ANALYSIS OF THE DAY’S SESSION – Q&A Sculpture Garden

  • THINKING POINTS: How do the CALTA21 curriculum and the use of VTS apply to teaching adult English Language Learners at the museum and in the classroom? Describe VTS to someone unfamiliar with it and explain what you learned.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (Day 2)

Hosted by the Katonah Museum of Art

SITE: The Louis-Dreyfus Family Foundation

September 30 and October 1, 2013

October 1:                  10:00am – 1:00pm

10:00 am                  WELCOME – LOUIS-DREYFUS FAMILY FOUNDATION

10:15 am                  PRACTICING VTS

  • Large group VTS discussion
  • Participants practice VTS

12:00 pm                   CALTA21 and the ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS (ELLs)

  • VTS applications to ELLs
  • Academic, cultural, social capital for civic engagement and intercultural dialogue

 12:45 pm              CLOSING REMARKS AND POST INSTITUTE SURVEY

October 1:          1-2 pm

1-2                       WHAT’S NEXT: BUILDING SUSTAINABLE PARTNERSHIPS – CALTA21 curriculum implementation and museum trip logistics

Steps towards building a collaboration that mutually benefits the museum, higher education institutions, community-based organizations and the adult students and their families

 

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INSTITUTE AT THE GODWIN-TERNBACH MUSEUM

Queens College

February 7th and 8th, 2013

AGENDA:

February 7                  10:00am – 3:00pm

10:00 am                  REGISTRATION AND PRE-INSTITUTE SURVEY

10:15 am                  WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

  • Dr. Amy Winter, Director and Curator, Godwin Ternbach Museum, Queens College
  • Professor Kitty Bateman, Director, Queensborough Community College Adult Literacy Program
  • Patricia Lannes – Founder and Project Director, CALTA21
  • Participants’ introductions

10:30 am                  CALTA21 INTRODUCTION AND CURRICULUM

11:30 am                  VISUAL THINKING STRATEGIES (VTS) FACILITATED DISCUSSION

  • Amy Chase Gulden, VTS Regional Director will facilitate a VTS discussion

12:00 pm                  LUNCH

1:00 pm                  DEMONSTRATION AND ANALYSIS OF VISUAL THINKING STRATEGIES (VTS)

  • After participating in a large group VTS discussion, attendees deconstruct the methodology

2:00 pm                  PRACTICING VTS IN THE GALLERIES IN SMALL GROUPS

2:30 pm                  DEBRIEF & ANALYSIS OF THE DAY’S SESSION – Q&A

 

PREPARATION FOR DAY TWO:

  • THINKING POINTS:  How do the CALTA21 curriculum and the use of VTS apply to teaching adult English Language Learners at the museum and in the classroom?
  • ACTIVITIES: 
    • Describe VTS to someone unfamiliar with it and explain what you learned today.
    • Memorable photograph activity (Handout)

  

February 8:                  10:00am – 3:00pm

10:00 am                  SHARING IN SMALL GROUPS:  MEMORABLE PHOTO ACTIVITY

10:30 am                  PRACTICING IN THE GALLERIES

  • Paraphrasing exercise
  • Participants practice VTS in the galleries

12:00 pm                DEBRIEFING THE VTS EXPERIENCE

12:30 pm                LUNCH

1:30 pm                  VTS THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK

  • Discussion of supporting research and theoretical background

2:00 pm              VTS APPLICATIONS WITH ADULT ELLS

  • Participants break into small groups to discuss and share VTS applications to teaching English for Adult English language learners

2:30 pm              BUILDING SUSTAINABLE PARTNERSHIPS – CALTA21 curriculum implementation and museum trip logistics

Steps towards building a collaboration that mutually benefits the museum, higher education institutions, community-based organizations and the adult students and their families

2:45 pm                  CLOSING REMARKS AND POST-INSTITUTE SURVEY

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INSTITUTE AT El MUSEO DEL BARRIO

January 17th and 18th, 2013

AGENDA:

January 17:                  10:00am – 3:00pm

10:00 am                  PRE-INSTITUTE SURVEY

10:15 am                  WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

  • Gonzalo Casals, Deputy Director, El Museo del Barrio
  • Patricia Lannes – Founder & Project Director, CALTA21
  • Participants’ introductions

10:30 am                  INTRODUCTION TO CALTA21

10:45 am                  DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF CALTA21 CURRICULUM

11:30 am                  Q & A

12:00 pm                  LUNCH

1 pm                           DEMONSTRATION AND ANALYSIS OF VISUAL THINKING STRATEGIES (VTS)

2 pm                           PRACTICING VTS

2:30 pm                  DEBRIEF & ANALYSIS OF THE DAY’S SESSION – Q&A

 

* PREPARATION FOR DAY TWO:

  • THINKING POINTS:  How do the CALTA21 curriculum and the use of VTS apply to teaching adult English Language Learners at the museum and in the classroom?
  • ACTIVITIES
    • Describe VTS to someone unfamiliar with it and explain what you learned today.
    • Memorable photograph activity (Handout)

 

January 18:                  10:00am – 3:00pm

10:00 am                SHARING IN SMALL GROUPS:  MEMORABLE PHOTO ACTIVITY

10:30 am                PRACTICING IN THE GALLERIES

  • Participants practice VTS in the galleries

12:30 pm                DEBRIEFING THE EXPERIENCE

1:00 pm                  LUNCH

1:45 pm                   VTS APPLICATIONS WITH ADULT ELLS

  • Participants break into small groups to discuss and share VTS applications to teaching English for Adult English language learners

2:15 pm                   BUILDING SUSTAINABLE PARTNERSHIPS

Steps towards building a collaboration that mutually benefits museums, higher education institutions, community-based organizations and the adult student and their families

2:45 pm                  CLOSING REMARKS AND NEXT STEPS DISCUSSION: CALTA21 IMPLEMENTATION AND POST-INSTITUTE SURVEY

To continue the conversation please contact: Patricia Lannes, CALTA21 Project Director @ plannes@qcc.cuny.edu or at (516) 313-1091  OR Gonzalo Casals, El Museo del Barrio Deputy Director – at gcasals@elmuseo.org

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