The Habla Institute
Virtual Professional Development Series: Resources

More than ever teachers need new ideas for designing meaningful and engaging virtual experiences for students. These workshops offer the best teaching practices from Habla’s three years of building virtual communities of teachers and students.

In every workshop, collaborate with educators from around the world in an inspirational experience demonstrating how technological tools can be used in new ways in the virtual classroom. 

Designing, Collaging, and Doodling: Integrating the Arts Online

with Cynthia Weiss, Kurt Wootton and Tommaso De Silvestri
Dates: September 22 and 24, 2020

One of the best activities we can do virtually with students is creating original work in a community of online learners. But how do we integrate the arts in our curriculums when students might not all have materials at home? In this workshop experience how to use Google Drawings in meaningful ways to give all students access to the arts.

Composing Sound and Word Symphonies

with Dario Bernal, Kurt Wootton, and Tommaso De Silvestri
Dates: September 29 and October 1, 2020

Even if you are not a music teacher, you can find ways to integrate sound into your online classrooms. In this workshop you will create layered soundscapes with both words and found objects. Learn how to integrate sound into any subject area by using Soundtrap to create individual and collaborative layered soundscapes.