This course will be divided into three modules: visual art, drama, and music. All three modules will address pedagogical content knowledge, practical applications of specialized concepts, and applications to the Ontario curriculum expectations and assessment practices. The visual arts emphasize an introductory understanding to the materials and instructional techniques of artistic processes while developing
visual expression, appreciation, and reflection. Drama will address the theoretical and practical teaching of dramatic forms while the Music module will encourage theoretical and practical applications of instructional techniques and musical concepts. Topics relevant for the J/I division include instructional method and strategies, authentic assessment practices, artistic growth and creatively, lesson planning, resource development, Christian perspective, and personal artistic growth.