Laumeier Sculpture Park

Educator Workshop Monday On 4/9/01 From 4 To 6 p.m.

Rolling Explosion by Dennis Oppenhein What's Your Angle Rolling Explosion by Dennis Oppenhein

Speaker William V. Thayer from St. Louis Community College at Meramec

Laumeier's Education Center

Let the Park be your classroom! Teachers... learn to relate the visual arts to your curriculum by using Laumeier Sculpture Park as your classroom setting. At our educator workshop take a walking tour of the park and explore lively projects, hands-on activities and information you can use in your classroom!

Rolling Explosion by Dennis Oppenhein

1) What¹s Your Angle

Discussion with William Thayer, Associate Professor of Mathematics For Teachers Grades 4-12 Learn how the angles, spheres, and forms found in Laumeier Sculpture can stimulate classroom math instruction. Special focus is problem solving, skill-building, and real-life applications of mathematics.

2) Poetry In Motion

Discussion with Pam Pirio, Museum Educator Discover the relationship between listening, viewing and writing using seven Laumeier sculptures as a basis for stimulating classroom writing.

3) Ecology: Recycle, Reuse and Biodegrade

Discussion with Karen Mullen, Curator of Education Combine a love of nature and the environment with sculpture to integrate science and art. Learn how to combine these four aspects into a lively classroom experience.

Rolling Explosion by Dennis Oppenhein

Call 314-821-1298 to register

Cost is $15 members/ $20 non-members

Registrations must be postmarked by Friday, March 30th.

Insufficient enrollment will result in cancellation and a full refund to all previously registered.

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