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!