Curriculum

August Dance Workshops for Elementary Teachers - with Janice PomerMembers only

Explore the New Dance Curriculum with dance artist, educator and author Janice Pomer.Two 2-day experiential workshops for elementary teachers and dance artists to chose from.WHEN: Workshop A. Monday August 22 & Tuesday August 23. 10:30 am - 3:30 pm.             Workshop B. Wednesday August 24 & Thursday August 25. 10:30 am - 3:30 pm.CODE Members - Save 15%!

Summer OTF Camps in Drama and Dance-- Register Today!

OTF and CODE are working together to expand our highly popular series of three-day summer camps for teachers. This summer, choose from four workshops in all areas of the province and pay only $50 for three days of quality PD. Read more for dates, locations and workshop descriptions, as well as the link to register. . .

Staging Sustainability: Arts, Community, Culture and Environment Conference

How can we produce art that reflects, celebrates, critiques and advances thecultural life of our community without contributing to the destruction ofthe setting that inspires these artistic endeavours?STAGING SUSTAINABILITY   Arts | Community | Culture |Environment<http://www.stagingsustainability.com/>An international conference in the Faculty of Fine Arts, York UniversityApril 20 - 22, 2011 | Toronto, Canada

Save This Date! The 41st Annual CODE Conference, October 21st-23rd 2011, Blue Mountain Resort

You are cordially invited to The 41st Annual Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators’ Provincial Conference, at Blue Mountain Resorts, Blue Mountains, ON.Reach: Drama and Dance Beyond the Classroom will highlight the third strand of the expectations in the Ontario Arts Document. CODE, in partnership with the Ontario Arts Council, is delighted to be able to share and model artist, teacher, and community partnerships. Such partnerships not only enrich the educational experience of students but also the life of the community. . .

Limited Engagement! Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company Presents One of a Kind

The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company and Nephesh present, direct from Israel, a fascinating story that appeals to students of all ages. Two shows only on Thursday, February 24th at 1:15pm and 7:30pm at the Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front Street East, Toronto.

Multiple Award Willing Playwright Linda Griffiths Reads at Theatrebooks

Join award-winning playwright Linda Griffiths on Wednesday, January 19th at 7pm at Theatrebooks, part of Meaningful Words: A Playwrights Reading Series at Theatrebooks.

Check out Theatre Museum Canada's You Tube Channel for One-on-one Interviews with Canadian Theatre Legends

Theatre Museum Canada now has its own You Tube Channel, where you and your students can access video interviews with Canadian theatre masters such as Bill Glassco and R.H. Thompson.  A fantastic teaching tool! 

Looking for Teaching Tools? Ministry Revised Arts Podcasts Have Been Posted!

To help support the revised arts curriculum, the Ministry of Education has launched a series of podcasts featuring real teachers, students and classrooms. Watch the podcasts to learn hands-on about teaching strategies in drama and dance. Prepare to be inspired!

Celebrating 40 Years of Drama and Dance At the 2010 CODE Conference!

Highlights from the 2010 CODE Conference "Celebrate Drama and Dance: Inspiring the Artist in the Teacher" at Queen's Landing, Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Website for Dorothy Heathcote's "Mantle of the Expert"

http://www.mantleoftheexpert.com/This website is devoted to Dorothy Heatcote and her concept of "Mantle of the Expert".  It is filled with helpful information that explains what this strategy looks like in a classroom setting, as well as scholarly resources on how to implement it for your needs.  There is an extensive video archive with clips of Dorothy using the strategy while working with classes around the world, including clips of the famous documentary Three Looms Waiting.  There are also detailed testimonials from teachers who have used MoE in their classrooms reflecting on what the experience taught their students.  This is a great resource for teachers of all levels.