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Bartol Foundation (Friends Center)

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1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA United States

1501 Cherry Street

Philadelphia, PA  19102

February 2016

Teaching with Technology-Using Social Media in the Classroom

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 @ 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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Join Rebekah Wilcox, Education Director of The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre and Sherry Forste-Grupp, an English teacher from The Baldwin School to get concrete lessons for incorporating social media to actively engage students in their own learning.

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March 2016

Facts=>Poetry: Writing from History and Science

Thursday, March 17, 2016 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY! Cape-Cod poet and naturalist Elizabeth Bradfield writes poetry that is sparked by history and science but illuminates much more about how we see the world and ourselves. Join her for a hands-on session that will share strategies to turn “just the facts” into poetic investigations. This workshop will be of interest to a range of artists from those working with school curriculum to those bringing community history to life. This workshop is open to teaching artists in any discipline…

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Artists Plus CDCs: Creating Strong Communities Together

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 @ 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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Presented by the Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation, PACDC (Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations) and Philadelphia LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) Increasingly, artists are playing key roles in building strong communities. Artists can add to the vibrancy of public spaces, build bridges among neighbors, and contribute to revitalization of commercial corridors. Join community developers and artists for an interactive peer-learning session that explores the intersections of our work. Hear from successful artist/community development partnerships who will share strategies for identifying…

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Theatre TAG: Using Debate in the Classroom

Thursday, March 31, 2016 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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Debates are everywhere in this election year! Whether used to interpret a text or clarify community issues, a lively (and respectful) debate can animate a classroom and help students learn to articulate their point of view to persuade others. Join Craig Getting, Education Director of Lantern Theater Company, for this on-your-feet workshop that will introduce theatre techniques to add debate to your teaching toolbox. This session is open to artists of all disciplines interested in building respectful dialogues with their…

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April 2016

Artists Plus Trauma-Informed Practice for Youth

Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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Co-presented with the Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation

What unique role do the arts play in supporting communities and individuals who are impacted by trauma? Join us for this conversation among practitioners and policy-makers in the behavioral health and arts communities. Dr. Sandra Bloom (School of Public Health, Drexel University and founder of the Sanctuary Model) will share fundamentals about the impacts of trauma (which may include abuse, poverty or violence in the community) and dig deeply into how creativity and expression can support healing and resilience for those who have experienced trauma. Artists from ArtWell, Philadelphia Young Playwrights, and the Village of Arts and Humanities will lead interactive sessions to share strategies for integrating the arts for youth (visual art, writing, video) with trauma-informed practice. Come ready to add your experience to the conversation and leave with more tools, networks and resources to support your community…and yourself.

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January 2017

Artists Plus Community Organizations

Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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Co-sponsored by the Bartol Foundation and the Barra Foundation Do you want to add the arts to your programs?  Do you want to bring your skills as a teaching artist to sites within the community? Artists can add vibrancy and knowledge to human service organizations, youth development programs, senior centers – any place where communities come together. Join community organizations and artists for an interactive peer-learning session that explores the intersections of our work. Hear from successful artist/community partnerships who…

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March 2017

Marketing Yourself as a Teaching Artist: Let’s Talk Money

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA United States

Have you ever lost money on a residency or realized you charged way too little for the work you promised? What is your time worth? What are the things you know you must have to provide a successful program? This session will work through how to set fair prices for your teaching artist activities, budget for all parts of a project, and develop ‘what if’ scenarios to make budgeting a useful tool in your teaching artist life. CLICK HERE TO…

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SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY: Talking About Race in the Classroom and Community

Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA United States

In the current climate, we as educators play a unique role in nurturing a racially equitable learning environment for our participants. Join New York’s Border Crossers for this intensive training about strategies to recognize and address racism in your classroom and community. Through this training, teaching artists will: Strengthen their analysis of how racism manifests itself in educational settings; Enhance their understanding of how racism affects children Practice using tools and language to address race and racism in the classroom…

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