Disciplinary Literacy Tools in the Arts - am session
   Fine Arts Assessment Review and Application - pm session

Julie Palkowski, Madison
August 12, 2015
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wisconsin Center for Music Education, Waunakee


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Wisconsin Center for Music Education, Waunakee

Morning Session: "Disciplinary Literacy (DL) is defined as the confluence of content knowledge, experiences, and skills merged with the ability to read, write, listen, speak, think critically and perform in a way that is meaningful within the context of a given field." - Wisconsin Definition  Workshop participants will discuss what disciplinary literacy is, how we utilize DL tools in the arts and what resources are available to support art skills and knowledge through DL tools.

Afternoon Session: Work with the Wisconsin DPI Fine Arts & Creativity Education Consultant and learn about assessment tools and the collection of supporting evidence for the arts. 

Wisconsin Teaching Standards Addressed:1, 4, 6, 7
Wisconsin Music Standards Addressed: C, E, F, G

The agenda for the day includes:

9:00am- 11:30am Disciplinary Literacy Tools in the Arts

This interactive session will include activities that support the use of disciplinary literacy tools- writing, reading, thinking, listening, speaking, and performing to deepen student arts learning.

11:30pm-12:30pm Participants lunch on own.

12:30pm- 3:00pm Fine Arts Assessment Review and Application

This interactive session will involve participant activities that support the investigation fo assessment tools and deepening learning in the arts.


Julie Palkowski is the Fine Arts and Creativity Education Consultant for the State of Wisconsin-Department of Public instruction. She has served previously as an arts administrator with school districts in Rockford, Illinois and Madison, Wisconsin. Prior to these positions Dr. Palkowski has worked as an Instructional Supervisor, a K4-8th Grade Principal, Music Teacher, and Summer Enrichment Coordinator. She has facilitated arts sessions including in the areas of: arts integration, Six Traits Writing +1 Connections to the Arts, and Disciplinary Literacy Tools in the Arts.

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