Welcome to the home of the new 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 to members and include PD hours.
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Monday, January 29th, 7:00 pm
Digital Drawings with Google Draw
Presenter: Emily Fiedler

0.5 Professional Hours Available    Pre-registration Required

This webinar will discuss how to use the curve and polyline tools in Google Draw to create Digital Drawings. Participants will learn about the work a current Chicago graphic designer, see a demonstration of tools and extensions and participate in a discussion of other possibilities for projects using the tools. Although this project is currently done with 5th-grade students, this webinar session is applicable to students of all ages.

Emily Fiedler is an elementary art teacher from Lisle, IL. She graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a Bachelor of the Arts in Art Education in 2015. Currently, she teaches Kindergarten through 5th Grade art at Erickson Elementary in Bloomingdale, IL. Three years ago, Emily considered herself a “paper princess” and technologically challenged. Today, Emily is a Google Certified Educator and regularly integrates technology into her elementary art curriculum. In the near future, Emily plans to obtain a masters degree in curriculum and instruction in hopes of helping teachers of all disciplines develop and provide unique and innovative learning opportunities for students.

Tuesday, February 13th, 7:00 pm
Art Room Hacks, Tips, and Tricks
Presenter: Donna Davis

0.5 Professional Hours Available    Pre-registration Required

This webinar will cover tips, tricks and hacks for: Organizing a modified choice based classroom, keeping students fully engaged and motivated (even MIDDLE school students), organizing materials, displaying student work in your hallways, parent volunteers with volunteer spot, tips for giving and using student feedback that they love, art games, Chromebooks, incorporating fine artists, and amazing sub lessons. After 29 years of teaching I am still trying to figure it out…..lets share our art room hacks!

Tips, tricks and hacks are adaptable for any age group!

Donna Davis is a Middle School Art teacher at Still Middle School in District 204 and is the Northwest Council Events Coordinator for IAEA. This is her 29th year of teaching!! Spending the first 21 years at the Elementary level and the past 8 at the Middle School. She earned her bachelor’s degree in art education from Illinois State University and her Master’s degree in curriculum and instruction also from Illinois State University. Her first teaching job was in Coal City Illinois but has been with District 204 since 2003. She is a Nationally Board Certified teacher having renewed in 2017 and is actively involved as a mentor, standards writer, and has scored for EDtpa.

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