CODE is looking for Northern Reps!

CODE is looking for two regional reps in our Northern regions. Are you interested in joining a team of passionate volunteers? Looking to expand your view of Arts Education in Ontario? Learn more here!

Yoga in the Elementary Classroom Workshop from The Travelling Stage!Members only

Back by popular demand!  Join us on March 6 from 2-5pm, for a yoga workshop guaranteed to help you bring calm, clarity and focus into your classroom. You'll leave with a plethora of yoga poses, techniques and games you can use to help students make positive behavioural choices and to increase their self-esteem.  

Lighting Design Workshop Notes

The lighting design workshop offered at Rosedale Heights School of the Arts was a huge success.  For those of you who attended, the workshop notes and a few handouts are available in the resource section of our website.  The link is below:http://code.on.ca/resource/january-2011-lighting-design-workshop

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! 

Performance & Learning Series: Sugar and Gold, The Story of the Underground Railroad in Canada at the Royal Conservatory

The Royal Conservatory of Music and Learning Through The Arts inviting you, your students, your colleagues, and their students to our third concert in the Performance & Learning Series: Sugar and Gold, The Story of the Underground Railroad in Canada, a very special Grades 3-8 Music and Learning event on Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 at 10:30am.This fantastic, interactive performance arrives just in time to prepare students for Black History Month and all attending groups will receive a teaching guide.

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!

Peel DSB Presents 'Arts Alive'

Arts Alive is an annual professional development for the arts event in Peel DSB.  This year it will be held on Jan. 13th, 2011. 

"Breakin' it Down" Dance Workshop for Teachers only $75 for CODE members!Members only

Tags: Dance
Consider this workshop as a "crash course" in teaching dance! By the end of this hands-on and practical day, you will learn how to use the new dance curriculum, explore and understand the elements of dance, create and assess dance lessons and units, explore various world dance forms, and increase your confidence in teaching dance to your students. You don't want to miss this! 

Post-Report Card Detox by Travelling StageMembers only

One of CODE's partners, The Travelling Stage is offering a discount on yoga classes for teachers!The Travelling Stage has teamed up with Power Yoga Canada - Liberty Village to bring you a phenomenal offer! Enjoy one month of unlimited hot yoga for only $50.00! Regular Price: $140.00The Travelling Stage has teamed up with LiV Yoga Studio to bring you a phenomenal offer! Enjoy one month of unlimited hot yoga for only $50.00! Regular Price: $140.00 Offer valid November 16-December 31, 2010. Cannot be combined with other offers. Teachers must show board ID or OCT card to participate. Pass it on to other teachers you know! Our Price: $50.00 (plus hst) for one month of unlimited hot yogaFor more information click "Read More"

2010 CODE Conference Workshop HandoutsMembers only

The 2010 CODE Conference this year at Niagara-On-The-Lake was a huge success! The conference's array of workshops and keynote speakers left conference delegates full of inspiration and innovation. A variety of workshop handouts are now available in the resource section of our website. Thank you to all workshop presenters and keynote speakers for making this conference memorable!You can find the resources filtered for workshop notes here.

Learn About the UK's "Drama for Learning and Creativity" (D4LC) Initiative

The Drama for Learning and Creativity initiative, or D4LC, is an innovative program operating in the UK and bring implemented by other countries across the globe. At this year's CODE conference, Patrice Baldwin, President of National Drama UK and Chair of IDEA, premiered this video so that Ontario teachers could learn about ways in which drama in making its way into all aspects of the elementary curriculum thanks to D4LC. . .