• An Introduction to Visual Thinking Strategies

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    Name: An Introduction to Visual Thinking Strategies
    Date: December 15, 2017
    Time: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM EST
    Event Description:
    (4 PDPs) Learning about Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) the principles of which guide the educational programming at the Museum. Designed as a way of teaching viewers to find meaning and pleasure in works of art, these strategies are based on the work of cognitive psychologist Abigail Housen and veteran museum educator, Philip Yenawine. Participants will be introduced to Housen’s theory of aesthetic development, discuss and analyze the strategies, experiment with the method in small groups, and discuss ways in which these strategies can enhance teaching and reinforce the state standards in Language Arts. Instructor: Courtney Waring
    The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art 125 West Bay Rd Amherst MA 01002
    Date/Time Information:
    December 15, 2017 9:30am - 1:30pm
    Contact Information:
    Sandy Soderberg
    $50 (Members $42.50)
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