Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
Workshop 6 Fostering Genuine Communication
Getting Ready (15 minutes)
The Language of Collaboration
Rodin's sculpture "The Thinker" is a well-known symbol of inquiry. The lone stoic figure depicts thinking as a solitary creative process. But many artistic and scientific creations emerge from the joint thinking, emotional connections, shared struggles, and passionate conversations common in collaborative relationships.
What special communication challenges arise in each discipline — dance, music, theatre, and visual art?
Read the question below that corresponds to your discipline, and try to formulate an answer for the group. As you do so, share some ways you help students acquire the communication skills they need.
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