Mastering Self-Assessment: Deepening Independent Learning Through the Arts

Mastering Self-Assessment: Deepening Independent Learning Through the Arts

>>Karina: I’m going to ask a few of you to share personal self evaluation of your technique in the craft.>>Lilia: In general, I’d like to have greater contrasts, clearer lines, darker lines.>>Cristina: Our role as teachers in the arts is to help the students move from dependent learners to independent learners. And that very naturally

Arts Education & The Creative Advantage

Arts Education & The Creative Advantage

What the teacher’s focusing on is Greek mythology as part of a literature unit on building characters and we have a teaching artist from Powerful Schools who’s going to be coming in and and working with them on Greek dialogue. She is goddess of harvest and I like her because she makes plants and stuff

Arts Integration for Deeper Learning in Middle School

>>John: We’ve got to find a way to reach all kids, every kid no matter what. And the arts do that. They give us ways to engage kids, to get them involved, to have them be part of what we want them to be a part of, which is learning the curriculum.>>Diane: I got here

Art as Text: Bridging Literacy and the Arts

Art as Text: Bridging Literacy and the Arts

>>Courtney: A text can sometimes be very intimidating, especially for a struggling reader, an English language learner. Art is a universal language. Every child can read a piece of art. They’re able to give an opinion, they’re able to find evidence in that work because they can read the visual. It’s a place where every

PBL and Arts: Empowering Students to Craft Beautiful Work

PBL and Arts: Empowering Students to Craft Beautiful Work

>>Ahmet: Project-based learning at School 21 is put right at the heart of education.>>Student: Here, put that one there on the wall.>>Ahmet: Art brings knowledge, stories, facts alive, so you get engagement from students. You get students caring what they’re learning about.>>Student: Much better! Let’s do it one more time!>>Peter: I think one of the

Arts Integration: Deepening Understanding of Core Content

Arts Integration: Deepening Understanding of Core Content

>>Tonia: Let’s keep that good concentration going.>>Girl: They cleared land by cutting down forests.>>Tonia: All four turn out, one big chop. Good job!>>Tonia: Because our students use the arts to deepen their understanding, they remember content for a longer period of time, and they’re able to use their voice, their body, their art skills to

Art Works: Integrating Creativity in the Curriculum

Art Works: Integrating Creativity in the Curriculum

>>Narrator: Like many of his classmates at the Boston Arts Academy, Marvin Balan is a gifted musician.>>Student band: [playing Jazz]>>Ironically his passion for music grew out of his dread of math class.>>Marvin: I was in sixth grade and a couple friends of mine, they was like “Oh, guess what? I get to miss math class

NVAA Visual Arts – Craft an Exceptional Talent

NVAA Visual Arts – Craft an Exceptional Talent

(inspiring upbeat music) – We all know the importance of exposing our children to art education. Studies show that hands-on art education helps our children understand and interpret visual information more easily. This helps them later in high school, college, and even the workforce. Visual arts education also allows children to express themselves creatively, which