RAFT provides educators with the 21st century teaching skills and innovative ideas through the many workshops and special events offered throughout the year. The event calendar displays these offerings.

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Creative Mask Making

Creative Mask Making

In this workshop participants will see examples of masks and learn about their meaning and uses worldwide to promote understanding of many other cultures. Each student will be provided with plastic milk cartons (and other shapes), to be cut vertically. Turned upside down, each front half becomes the face armature, with the handle as the 'nose'. Myriad RAFT materials will be provided to inspire individual creativity. There is a skill to using two-sided tape correctly. Plus they will learn when to add liquid glue. Enough materials, including spare milk type cartons provided, plus metallic and fluorescent fabrics. Participants will receive handouts with multi-cultural information and photo examples.

Time: Sat 10:00 AM 02/18/2017

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The Musical Classroom

The Musical Classroom

Participants will explore the many ways in which music can support and enhance the learning in your classroom. We will discuss (and sing) songs for transitions (lining up/setting down...), songs related to content, and songs to support SEL curriculum. Come with questions, and favorite songs to share. This workshop is perfect for both veteran and beginning teachers!

Time: Thu 5:00 PM 02/23/2017

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