The Hawaiʻi Wolf Trap Classroom Residency is a partnership between a Hawaiʻi Wolf Trap Teaching Artist and a classroom educator to provide professional development for teachers while helping children learn through active participation. Experiences in a Classroom Residency focus on performing arts-integrated strategies that teachers can use to foster young children’s learning and development. Classroom experiences in the residency will support early childhood curriculum standards and outcomes.
The Classroom Residency includes:
Orientation/pre-residency planning meeting (1 hour)
Eleven 30-minute classroom sessions each followed by a 15-minute debrief discussion (8.25 hours)
At least two classroom sessions led by the classroom teacher
A planning meeting following every three classroom sessions (3 hours)
Access to online resource materials from Wolf Trap (education.wolftrap.org).
TOTAL CONTACT TIME IN THE CLASSROOM: 12.25 hours
DURATION: 6-8 weeks
ESSER Funds can be used to cover this unique professional development program!