Dramatic Exploration of Literature
How can you leverage the skills and abilities cultivated in the Drama/Theatre classroom to increase student engagement and retention in the ELA classroom? This Education Week Article shares some highlights and approaches.
Music Education Improves Language Skills?
A recent MIT study found that Mandarin-speaking kindergarten students receiving piano lessons showed increased improvement in word discrimination. Students receiving musical training also exhibited increased brain activity when listening to tones and pitches. How could your LEA/school leverage music and the arts to increase academic skills and knowledge acquisition?
Arts Education Within ESSA- Join Dustin in Kansas!
Arts Education Within ESSA: Charting New Realities and Putting the Arts Into Education Policies and Practice The federal education legislation known as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) has entered its second year as our nation’s education law, guiding the ways in which states and local school districts develop and enact policy for teaching and [Read more…]
How School Leaders can Inspire Daily Creativity
Education Leaders! This one’s for you! Our colleagues from Arts Education Partnership has done it again by publishing their latest resource on cultivating daily creation within the classroom! What are YOU doing to help ensure creativity flourishes for ALL students??
2018 Summer Arts Education Institute- Keynote “Cultivating Creativity In The Classroom” by Richard Maxwell
Only 1 week left to register for ADE’s first annual Summer Institute for K-12 Arts Educators and Teaching Artists! Join us on July 20th to experience our Keynote Speaker Richard Maxwell and share in his insight on cultivating creativity in the classroom! Richard will speak to his experience with creating the Arcadia CMAS Program, and [Read more…]
2018 Summer Arts Education Institute- Master Class Instructor Dustin Loehr
We are VERY excited to announce that ADE’s Director of Arts Education and Title IV-A will be teaching the Theatre Master Class for the K-12 Arts Summer Institute! Loehr celebrates a year with ADE, previously serving as the Title I Arts Education Specialist, and now overseeing the newly created interdisciplinary Title IV-A Program: Arts Education, [Read more…]
2018 Summer Arts Education Institute- Master Class Instructor Hodgie Jo
Hodgie Jo has been in the arts and entertainment industry for over 25 years. He has worked from coast to coast and internationally, choreographing, performing and producing numerous events with various celebrities and organizations. Hodgie is the Dance Performing Director at Alice Cooper’s The Rock teen center, Choreographer for the Phoenix Boys Choir and Dance [Read more…]
AzDEO’s 2nd Annual DANCE EDUCATOR RETREAT/REJUVENATION!
AzDEO is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Dance Educator Retreat, offering one day of movement and discussion classes specifically designed for teachers in any setting. Followed by our Annual Meeting. You do not want to miss this incredible day of dance and sharing. Lunch included!! Retreat Offerings-Draft (subject to change) Hip Hop Choreography [Read more…]
Mesa HeArt Studios Offering FREE Summer Studio Hours!
Beginning Tuesday June 19 creatives are invited to bring your projects to FREE Open Studio Hours Tuesday and Thursdays 9am-3pm at the new HeatSync Labs located at 108 W Main St in Downtown Mesa! Join our MeetUp Group Art In the Heart of Mesa: Feel free to drop in and join us! Bring your [Read more…]
2018 Summer Arts Education Institute- Master Class Instructor Julie Peters
ADE is excited to partner with AAEA President Julie Peters! When asked about what she LOVES about Arts Education Ms. Peter’s responded, “I just completed my 21st year as an art educator and I look forward to the teaching years ahead of me. Along the way, I have grown as an artist and as an educator. [Read more…]