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Infusion Professional Development for Teachers

How can the arts bring learning alive in your classroom?

ArtStarts offers Infusion professional development opportunities for teachers interested in bringing the arts and arts integration into schools across British Columbia. Through professional learning opportunities, we wish to provide practical resources and approaches that can enhance the way educators, artists and young people are engaged in and through the arts.

  • I appreciate the reminder that art can be used as a tool to express learning. Paper and pencil need not dominate our classrooms. Teacher
  • This workshop really got me thinking about how we approach creativity as a topic in the classroom. Teacher
Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Save the date! Our second annual Summer Camp for teachers will take place in August 2017. Details will be posted here in May/June 2017.

Past events in this series:
October BC-Wide Pro-D

October BC-Wide Pro-D

Save the date! Our annual BC-wide professional development day will take place on October 20, 2017. Details will be posted here in May/June 2017.

Past events in this series:
Pro-D in Your School

Pro-D in Your School

ArtStarts can offer customized professional development workshops for teams in schools, including workshops such as Creativity 101 and Arts Integration Through Music and Theatre.

To plan events for your school, please contact Elfred Matining, Program Manager at infusion@artstarts.com or 604-336-0626 ext 106.
Real Life Stories

Real Life Stories

Read guest blogs by educators and artists from across BC who share personal experiences of how they are bringing learning alive through the arts. If you have a story to share, please get in touch!
What is Arts Integration?

What is Arts Integration?

We use the definition of arts integration developed by The Kennedy Center:

Arts Integration is an approach to teaching in which students construct and demonstrate understanding through an art form. Students engage in a creative process which connects an art form and another subject area and meets evolving objectives in both.

Read more about this definition and unpack each of the key terms.
Different Kinds of Arts in Education

Different Kinds of Arts in Education

The arts are taught in many ways in schools. Discover what we mean by the terms arts-enhanced curriculum, arts as curriculum and arts integration. Download our Modes of Art in Education chart.

Read more about Arts in Education, including information about the BC School Curriculum.
Resources for Teachers

Resources for Teachers

ArtStarts provides practical resources for teachers and artists. It's part of our mission!
Explore Past Events

Explore Past Events

Over the years, we've presented a range of professional development offereings. Check out some examples of our past events.