Strengthen Your Teaching Practice with Arts Integration
Take your educational career to the next level with MFTA’s studio-style Professional Development courses and workshops. Our classes provide educators with the insight and tools to integrate the arts across the curriculum. MFTA’s unique approach to Creative REuse which combines hands on art making with supporting your students’ growth.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT BENEFITS
Strengthened curriculum: Courses provide enhancement for a variety of subject areas including social studies, science, math and ELA.
Access to free materials for project-based learning & art in your classroom!
Earn career building P-Credits:
- Click through to the ASPDP website, to pay the P-credit fee.
- Then pay for a Creative REuse Educational course on the MFTA website.
All classes are automatically applied toward CTLE hours; no additional fee or registration required.
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMING
This course is designed to enhance oral presentations in the classroom through the use of project based learning to create props, costumes and set designs made from reusable materials. Through guided art instruction, participants create hands-on art projects that integrate differentiated instruction into various learning modalities and multiple subject areas, providing critical thinking skills to enhancing rigor in the classroom.
MFTA incorporates STEAM into each project based learning workshop designed for implementation across the classroom curriculum, easily modified, participants will be able to provide a diverse level of learning techniques to reach all modalities of learners in the classroom. In this studio art course, participants will experiment with numerous techniques found in cutting, folding, shaping and molding multiple weights and sizes of paper found in the MFTA warehouse.
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Recognized as 2018 ASPDP Exemplar Program by the NYC DOE Office of Teacher Effectiveness for providing excellence in Teacher Education
Awarded Rubin Foundation grant for Social Justice Arts Education
Awarded NY State Council on the Arts grant for Arts Integration in NYC Schools
Friends of Materials for the Arts provides funding for additional educational programs, public outreach initiatives and supplemental donation pickups. The partnership between the Materials for the Arts and Friends enhances MFTA’s ability to expand and strengthen its mission and vision.