Webinars

Welcome to the home of the IAEA webinar series. We are proud to provide our members with relevant and helpful art education content, reaching every large city and small town in Illinois. All webinars are free all and include PD hours for members.

*New in fall 2019* All LIVE webinars are FREE to All! (Members and Non-members)

Illinois PD Hours available to members-only when pre-registered!  Click here to become a member.

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We're taking a webinar break for the holidays and will be back in January!

Check out previous webinar recordings packed with great ideas for your classroom!

Ask your admin if you can use PD or faculty meeting time (when topics are unrelated) to watch this ISBE endorsed art education content.

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Surviving (and Thriving) with a Substitute

This presentation will focus on practical advice and strategies to prepare lessons and classroom supplies for the inevitable sick day.

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How Creativity Will Save Schools

Explore the nature of creativity from multiple points of view and processes and learn how to teach it specifically and purposefully

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Managing the Middle

Learn ways to organize your classroom and to engage learners through varied art curriculums.

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Teaching the A in STEAM with Tinkercad

Learn how Tinkercad, the free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding, be used in the classroom to infuse the arts with other subjects in the production of meaningful projects.

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Teaching with a Twist: Innovative Tweaks to Transform Your Traditional Lesson Plan

This presentation will support teachers who appreciate the irreplaceable value of traditional art lessons, but struggle with the cliche, outdated, or disengaging qualities that sometimes accompany them.

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Practicing Mindfulness

Gather some go-to brain breaks with a creative twist, making them perfect for the art room setting.

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Unleash the Power of Spark!

Help your students create the coolest posters to print, simple web pages and videos to communicate their ideas.

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Art Class Logistics

Helpful suggestions to stay organized, manage materials and help student behaviors in the elementary classroom.

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Think Like an Artist: An Introduction to the 8 Studio Habits of Mind

Learn about the 8 Habits of Mind, and why they are important to every student’s education.

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Collaborative Installations in the Elementary Art Room

By assembling individual artworks together, you can demonstrate to your students and to the community, how each piece contributes to the final display.

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Training the Creative Mind

This collection of activities will induce imaginative thinking and creative problem-solving you will be able to use in your class tomorrow!

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Implementing Valid Performance-Based Assessments in the Art Room

Learn about valid performance-based assessments, and how they can be implemented in the art and design room at all levels and in all classes.

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Stop-Motion Animation

Discover basic film angles and shots that will bring your students Stop-Motion Animations to the next level of digital storytelling.

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Early Finisher Activities: Keep Kids Engaged in Art Making Even After They are Finished

Discover new strategies to help keep all of your students engaged throughout the entire class period, even when they are finished with their assignments.

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Learning Through Creative Problems in Art Education

Engage with the outlines the structures and shapes of creative problem and how different types of problems help students in different ways.

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Putting AR in Art: Augmented Reality Made Easy

Bring the magic of augmented reality to your classroom with just a few simple steps!

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Digital Drawings with Google Draw

Learn about the work a current Chicago graphic designer and see a demonstration of Google tools and extensions to create amazing digital portraits.

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The Connect Effect; Connecting Community to Your Classroom

Build an arts advocacy focus for your program by discovering the magic and power of community collaborations while simultaneously creating authentic experiences for your students.

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Monumental Art in the Classroom

This webinar demystifies the process of creating large-scale permanent works of art with students and shows how this process can be used to build an arts community within your school.

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Screening your Rubrics

Review what qualifies a rubric as a valid and reliable form of assessment, what it means to construct meaningful rubric criteria, and how to make an enhanced digital rubric with multiple Web 2.0 features!

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Mixing Physical & Digital Art

Mixing physical and digital art will expand your curriculum, give students the opportunity to explore new media, and demonstrate learning dynamically.

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Choice: Giving Students Voice

This session peeks into choice-based strategies in a middle school art room. Applicable for any art teacher K-12.

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New IL Standards to Guide Transformational Change

Learn effective strategies to support shared values & beliefs while unpacking the standards in meaningful, efficient & collaborative manner.

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New IL Standards for Elementary Art Ed

Discover how you can easily align the Illinois Visual Arts Standards with your current curriculum.

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Art Room Hacks, Tips, and Tricks!

Gather tips, tricks, and hacks for organizing a modified choice-based classroom, keeping students fully engaged and motivated!

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Advocacy 101

Advocate for your program through, social media, making a large footprint, show casing student work, empowering your community about the importance of the arts, creating an Art Boosters. . .

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Intaglio Printmaking

This workshop presentation shares ideas and techniques that can be used with an intaglio printing press using cardboard and water-based materials instead of copper or zinc plates.

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Teaching Students Who Have Experienced Trauma

Recognize students in your class who may be dealing with trauma based on current neurological research. Examples of art activities & occupational therapy techniques discussed.

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Copic Marker Workshop

Grab your illustration markers and learn the basics that most professionals do not know in this hands-on learning clinic using Copics.