This course focuses on embedding change school-wide. The four units include essential questions and reflective prompts where educators make thinking visible.
- Convince Others: Explore ways to frame evidence, so messages about creative teaching and learning are compelling to stakeholders. Demonstrate the power of storytelling and art as a persuasive language.
- Consistency and Customization: Address how a consistent vision can align with different teaching styles. Build consensus on what principles are non-negotiable and how teachers can flexibly customize this approach. Practice the CREATE coaching protocol.
- Change as a School-wide Journey: Visualize your school's journey acknowledging that individuals change at different paces. Unpack emotional baggage and coach colleagues along the journey.
- Creating Culturally Responsive Learning Environments: Celebrate diversity. Reflect on self-identity and teaching practices. Intentionally increase cultural relevance. Address equity and access to art in education.
Embrace the vision of being a creatively alive school by exploring pedagogy, learning styles, and cultural relevance.