Events

Permission to Wonder: Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) Educator Workshop

Permission to Wonder: Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) Educator Workshop (Session I)

  • Wed, Jun 20
  • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Art - Holley Room

Participate in this one-day basic training that will introduce you to the Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS). VTS is a learner-centered, research-based teaching method that has proven to improve critical thinking, language development, and problem-solving skills.

Permission to Wonder: Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) Educator Workshop

CANCELED Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) Educator Workshop (Session II)

  • Thu, Jun 21
  • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Art - Holley Room

Participate in this one-day basic training that will introduce you to the Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS). VTS is a learner-centered, research-based teaching method that has proven to improve critical thinking, language development, and problem-solving skills.

Refresh, Restore, & Reinvigorate Educator Morning

Refresh, Restore, & Reinvigorate Educator Morning

  • Tue, Jun 26
  • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Student Lunchroom

Join us for an educator-exclusive morning to start your summer with the 3 “R”s of self-care: Refresh, Restore, and Reinvigorate! Begin by relaxing with a yin yoga session in the Great Hall led by Detroit Yoga Lab.

Detroit Museum Mashup

Detroit Museum Mashup

  • Thu, Jun 28
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Student Lunchroom

This gallery teaching workshop offers the chance for educators to connect, interact with art, and learn from and with each other in a supportive group of colleagues. Over the course of the day, participants will be assigned to random small teaching groups, with whom they will work to develop short gallery engagements with an assigned object.

Teachers taking part in a professional development workshop at the DIA

Higher Thinking Skills: The Visual Thinking Strategies 3-Day Workshop

  • 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Tue, Aug 7 - Thu, Aug 9, 2018
  • Detroit Institute of Arts - Holley Room

Participants in this 3-day workshop will learn an effective model of promoting critical thinking and language skills through looking at art using the Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS).