Educator Summer Camp

Start Date:
Friday, July 24, 2020
End Date:
Friday, July 24, 2020

Time: 10-11 a.m. EDT




“Perspective Taking” Harvard Project Zero Thinking Routines with Abby Krolik and Addie Gayoso


Session Description:



Harvard Project Zero Thinking Routines are highly-adaptable strategies that extend and deepen students' critical thinking and become a part of the fabric of everyday learning. This session will introduce some routines that help build perspective-taking skills through discussions about works in the museum's collections and facilitated reflections.



About the Instructors:


Abby Krolik joined the Professional Development Collaborative at the Washington International School in 2018 as the Executive Assistant, coordinating and planning teacher professional development opportunities. An experienced museum educator, she has worked in a variety of education-related roles at the National Park Foundation, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Tudor House Historic House & Gardens, and the Jewish Museum of Maryland. She holds an M.A.T. degree in Museum Education from George Washington University, and a B.A. degree in Art History from Vassar College.


Adrienne (Addie) L. Gayoso, originally from Lorain, Ohio, is the Senior Educator at NMWA. She develops programs for school, teacher, and multigenerational audiences as well as interpretive materials for online and on-site visitors. Addie’s also worked in education capacities at Indiana University Art Museum; Indianapolis Museum of Art (now Newfields); Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; Kreeger Museum; and Smithsonian American Art Museum. During her time at American Art she co-managed weeklong teacher institutes, training over 80 humanities teachers from across the country to integrate visual art across disciplines. Addie earned an M.A. in Arts Administration, with an emphasis in Art History, from Indiana University, Bloomington. She is a fully qualified VTS trainer (2010), and attended Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Project Zero Classroom (2015), Museum Hack Boot Camp (2016), and Teaching Institute in Museum Education (2018). Addie co-teaches Georgetown University’s graduate-level Museum Education and Interpretation course (2014—present) and is a moderator for the New York Times’ VTS-inspired blog “What’s Going On in This Picture?” (2016—present). Since 2017, she’s served on committees for the Kennedy Center’s Ensuring the Arts for Any Given Child initiative for Washington, D.C. She is a member of NAEA.






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