OATK12 Summer Conference - Day Two Sessions

2 days, 12 presenters, 22 sessions all designed for art teachers and planning for fall instruction! Don't sink when you can FLOAT with OAT! Don't get caught upstream without a paddle! It is FREE and it is FOR YOU right here in the OAT website!

Camp OATK12 Reveille!

Dr. Trina Harlow

Navigating Synchronous Distance Learning: One Teacher’s Journey

Randy Robart


Bitmoji Classroom: Basics to Brilliant

Hollly Bess Kincaid

Mundane Merit Badges: Using Humor, Personal Connections, & Instagram Inspirations

Amy Neiwirth



Curriculum Decisions: Exploring Lyrics, Nouns and Feng Shui

Marie Taylor

Keynote, Healing through Art – A Biography Driven Perspective

Dr. Socorro Herrera, Author and Scholar

Dr. Socorro Herrera is an international speaker, author, and scholar on biography driven instruction, She is a professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction in the College of Education and is the Executive Director of the Center for Intercultural and Multilingual Advocacy (CIMA) at Kansas State University. Her K-12 teaching experience includes an emphasis on literacy development. Her research focuses on literacy opportunities with culturally and linguistically diverse students, reading strategies, and teacher preparation for diversity in the classroom. Dr. Herrera is a nationally recognized expert on biography-driven instruction (BDI) for CLD and other EL students. She conducts multi-state and international professional development on issues related to teacher preparation for pre-service teachers, BDI, and classroom accommodations for CLD students. Her recent research emphasizes BDI and globalization in education. She is the author of nine textbooks and has been widely published in the TESOL Journal, Bilingual Research Journal, Reading and Writing Quarterly, as well as the Journal of Teacher Education and Practice.

Engaging Students with Virtual Games

Katie Morris

WORD, PDF (Scategories)

SUPPLEMENTAL (Artist Emojis)

SUPPLEMENTAL (Mystery Color Game)

SUPPLEMENTAL (Would You Rather)

SUPPLEMENTAL (Scavenger Hunt)

Creativity at Home: Resources for Adults

Bob Reeker



Empowering Students Through Virtual Art Clubs

Jane Brumfield Montero

Online Art Education Curriculum Resources from Davis Publications

Kristi Oliver and Julian Wade


S’more Fun! Engaging Art Activities for the Start of School

Beth Dobberstein

Design Thinking as a Vehicle to Drive Remote Instruction

Janine Campbell

Camp Taps & Let’s Be Ready for 2020-21

Bob Reeker

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Please note that even upon request, OATK12 cannot officially verify attendance to this live Facebook event. School administrators and teachers must make their own decisions regarding the acceptance of these hours as professional development.