TRAINING AND WORKSHOPS

Professional development provides schools with a focus for learning and creates a culture of learning throughout the school. Professional learning communities provide a team approach to learning and a focus on common goals. When all administrators and teachers regularly increase their own knowledge and skills, it shows students that learning is important. With everyone – adult and child – learning within the school, you’ll show everyone that you are serious about achieving at the highest level.

Camp Orientation: It's GAMETIME

Some of the toughest challenges Camp Directors face today are setting the expectations with new staff and building comradeship among new and returning staff.  Project Gametime uses games, rallies and rituals as a platform to set the climate for positive staff interaction, relationship building and motivation.

Audience: Camp Professionals, Leadership Teams, Line Staff and Teaching Artists

Duration: 90 minutes

Culture Building 101

Project Gametime empowers teachers, parents, and other youth-service professionals with basic tools they need to create a positive culture and a healthy learning/working environment for our future leaders.

Audience: School Professionals, Student Leadership Teams, After School Professionals on all levels

Duration: 2 hours

Restorative Practices: Circles with Friends

Description: The purpose of this workshop is to understand the importance of repairing harm and restoring relationships to maintain a safe school community. Participants will be empowered with tools to strengthen students' connections from both “staff to student” and “student to student.” Additionally, participants will engage in interactive role plays and activities to demonstrate restorative circles in “real life” situations. This workshop supports community building, restorative justice and social-emotional learning. “Circles with Friends” is recommended for beginner to intermediate level youth development professionals.

Audience: School Professionals, Leadership Teams, Line Staff and Teaching Artists

Duration: 2 hours

Hip Hop Classrooms Vol 1: Dawn of Social Justice

Participants will have access to backing tracks (instrumentals), end rhymes, metaphors and similes for inspiration. We will identify song structures including the verse (bars), and chorus (hooks), as well as practice counting out the number of measures.  

Students will create their own rap song, using elements of hip hop song writing.  These activities strengthens composition, encourages collaboration and aids in performance.

1)    Utilize hip hop techniques to build a positive program culture

2)    Identify strategies for cultural relevancy win the classroom

3)    Learn hip hop writing and performance techniques

Hip Hop Classrooms Vol 2: A STEAM Production

The purpose of this workshop is to introduce  students to music production.This session includes beat boxing, live looping through voice approximation, sampling and ear training on beats by region. This session supports performance, collaboration and approximation.  

Students will learn how hip hop tracks (instrumentals) are created. Participants will explore, create and identify sounds commonly used in hip hop beat production. 

1)    Utilize hip hop techniques to build a positive program culture

2)    Identify strategies for cultural relevancy win the classroom

3)    Learn hip hop writing and performance techniques

 

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