Information and resources for six instructional days
1) transdisciplinary educational innovations that highlight the use of technology to increase student learning;
2) partnerships with highly visible organizations and institutions providing professional
development workshops for participating teachers and career exposure to students; and
3) strategic global context aimed at tailoring the student experience through a framework focusing on culturally responsive pedagogy, transdisciplinary learning, real-world problem solving, and communities of practice.
Lesson Plan Format
Instructional materials for CReST support curriculum: A. Plug-and-play learning modules and teacher support materials using the Schoology platform, B. Experiential learning kits designed to complement the curriculum assuming no additional infrastructure.
Day 3 and 4 Preparing and Painting Fresco. Fresco is a painting technique in which a dispersion of aqueous pigments are applied to a thin layer of fresh, lime plaster. The pigments used to paint the interior of the dome in the city of Firenze are also used to paint the student fresco. The pigments are sold at Zecchi’s, just a few blocks away from the Dome in Firenze.