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Arts Based Learning with Beth Cohen

March 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Project based learning using easy to play musical instruments to support well-being, belonging, communication, contribution and exploration.

This workshop is supported by the MENZA Networks of Expertise.


When: March 19 from 1:30 – 4:00 PM

Where: Christchurch School of Music

With “Arts Based Learning” teachers will be able to create their own project based learning models that will promote independent and creative approaches, differentiated learning, positive behaviour, and teamwork

Active, kinesthetic learning, proven successful for children with special needs as well as supporting the well-being and achievement of ESOL and students at low decile schools. Teachers love what they learn from “Arts Based Learning” because it is fun to use and allows them to return to teaching as an art.

About Beth Cohen Music

Beth Cohen’s company, Cohen Arts & Education has provided professional development workshops, classroom support and educational consulting to public, private and charter schools since 1998, including New York City Schools and Canterbury Schools (since 2011). Beth is a NZ registered teacher and a doctoral candidate at the University of Canterbury where she is studying how Leonard Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts inspired students and teachers alike Since immigrating to New Zealand in 2011 Beth has worked as a teacher, conductor, adjudicator and professional development provider through Beth Cohen Music & Education.



March 19, 2020
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Christchurch School of Music (CSM)
60 Ferry Rd
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand