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Tuesday, August 14 • 10:00am - 11:15am
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Are you looking for ways to motivate and engage your students in the study of biographies and/or historical figures? Portraits are often considered merely a reflection of what a person looks like, when in actuality, they can be read as biographies that communicate significant information about a person’s life while teaching students how to deeply observe, infer, and inquire. Participate in this workshop to learn how to help students unlock the symbolism in portraits, connect biographies with portraiture, use portraits as a point of inquiry for biographical research, and create portraits and writings to deepen and assess student understandings.

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Jamin Carter

consultant, Kennedy Center
Jamin is a visual artist and educator from Memphis, TN. He holds a BFA in sculpture and painting and a MAT in visual art education. As an educator, he has many years of experience teaching in several diverse Title One classrooms ranging from elementary art to high school studio art... Read More →


Tuesday August 14, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am CDT
315 730 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA