Clay in the Classroom Part I

CEU credits: 9 hours

Want to get clay into your curriculum but need a little help? Take some time for your own creativity and get credit for professional development at the same time. Learn how to buy clay and glazes, necessary tools, resources, basic clay hand-building techniques (pinch, slab, and coil), clay coloring information (glaze and other media), plus kiln loading and firing techniques. Choose your own projects to create at this workshop. The main objective of this workshop will be to give you the technical skills and information that will enable you to incorporate clay into the K-12 curriculum as a valuable interdisciplinary medium.

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., plus a 3 hour class on another day (chosen by group).

Date: What day is convenient for you?

Registration Fee: 9-hour workshop is $80 plus a $35 materials fee, which includes 4 handouts, clay that you use in workshop, and 1 bisque firing. Total: $115.

Workshop size: Maximum of 4 participants per workshop

Teacher testimonial: After 23 years of teaching art, Rena's workshop gave me a new approach of working with clay. A true learning experience. I only encourage more teachers to learn new concepts we did not learn as students in college. What fun!!!!

Topics covered in the first part of workshop (6 hours):

Topics covered in the second part of workshop (3 hours—you will receive your fired art work that you made in the first part of workshop)

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