NOTE: virtual programs are not charged a travel fee. Recommended Participants Teachers Paraprofessionals Arts Specialists Principals and Supervisors In this virtual professional learning program teachers will gain a deeper understanding of Arts Enhancement and Arts Integration. The program explores teaching methods and materials used to integrate the arts (Visual Art, Creative Movement, Music, and Theatre) […]
VIRTUAL PROGRAM AVAILABLE! Please fill out this inquiry form or call 866-500-9265 for more information. This workshop guides students through adapting a book into a media production using Scratch (a visual programming language) to program a Scratch Play. Developing a literature adaptation requires students to not only comprehend a story, but also to closely study an original work and to […]
VIRTUAL PROGRAM AVAILABLE! Please fill out this inquiry form or call 866-500-9265 for more information. (Virtual programs are not charged a travel fee.) Are you ready to jam? Environmental sustainability and social responsibility take center stage in The Junk Jam Band’s high-energy educational program featuring found objects and homemade instruments. Everyone gets involved, as students create and layer sounds, using […]
VIRTUAL PROGRAM AVAILABLE! Please fill out this inquiry form or call 866-500-9265 for more information. (Virtual programs are not charged a travel fee.) Karim is a native Egyptian and performs on multiple percussion and strings instruments from around the Arab world. He orates the history of each instrument, reviews how they are made, and writes out the name in Arabic […]
This energetic and engaging exploration of percussion and poetry introduces students to how rhythms and spoken word can awaken their inner artists. Students connect to both verbal and non-verbal ways to express themselves while learning to develop their own unique voices—one word, one beat at a time. Topics covered by Poetry Meets Percussion include the following: […]
The Story Dance dynamic workshop teaches literacy through dance using stories from different cultures. Working with classroom teachers to choose a book, students will learn and create their own sequential choreography to tell the story of the chosen book.
In Gargoyles: From Gothic to Grotesque, a 3-D artist shows how to create gargoyles using pinch-pot construction and basic hand-building pottery techniques. A storyteller recounts medieval legends and contemporary children’s fiction that inspire the students to write and perform their own myths based on their gargoyle creations.
This jubilant assembly introduces students to the artistry of East African cultures through dance, music, and storytelling. Sharing music from his native Uganda and authentic East African instruments, Ssuuna inspires students to compare cultures and to learn the importance of respecting cultural differences. The program ends in celebration as students play alongside Ssuuna and learn […]