Teachers College Press to Hold Panel on New Book by MCLA Professor Lisa Donovan Feb. 26

NORTH ADAMS, MASS. —Lisa Donovan and co-author Sarah Anderberg will host a virtual panel discussion, “The Art of Curation to Deepen Practice in Teaching and Learning.” at 3 p.m. on Feb. 26 as part of the launch of their new book “Teacher as Curator: Formative Assessment and Arts-Based Strategies,” published by Teachers College Press. 

This panel, which is being held by the book’s publisher, is free and open to the public; register at bit.ly/teacher-as-curator.  

Panelists include Beth Lambert, the director of innovative teaching and learning at the Maine Department of Education; Rob McAdams, the director of Partners in the Arts at the University of Richmond, Virginia; and Tiana W. Addai-Mensah, the library media and reading specialist at Miles Jerome Jones Elementary School in Richmond, Va. Anderberg, Donovan’s coauthor, is director of the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association’s Statewide Arts Initiative.  

About the Book 

Lisa Donovan Teacher as Curator“Teacher as Curator” provides a roadmap for using creative strategies to engage both educators and students in the learning process. Focusing on key qualities of culturally and linguistically responsive arts learning, chapters specifically demonstrate how arts integration strategies and formative assessment can be a catalyst for change in the classroom. Readers will be inspired by teachers and practitioners who have donned the role of curator to achieve significant results. Kindergarten–college educators will find research-based protocols and practices that they can translate into any educational setting. In digestible chapters, this resource provides a theoretical base for building artistic literacy into the curriculum and for developing multimodal opportunities for students to demonstrate their understanding of content. Learn more at https://www.tcpress.com/teacher-as-curator-9780807764480.