Archive — Month: July 2018

Published: July 31st, 2018

Act One- Creating Field Trip Opportunities for Title I Schools!

“Act” now to take part in this amazing opportunity for our Title I students! Act One pays for the administration tickets to shows or museums, reimburses schools for bussing, and provides study guides and other materials to help teachers prepare for their field trip!     Visit our website to learn more about Act One field [Read more…]

Published: July 25th, 2018

PV Schools offers an Arts Intensive Education: North Valley Arts Academies

Offering the first fully integrated Arts Education program in the Northeast Valley, PVSchools has created an Arts intensive program through their North Valley Arts Academies. Taking root in Desert Cove Elementary School, Shae Middle School, and Shadow Mountain High School, North Valley Arts provides rigorous instruction in Dance, Theatre, Music Technology, and Visual Arts. Learn [Read more…]

Published: July 24th, 2018

Is your Classroom Innovative?

What does an innovative classroom look like and how might the Arts play a roll in innovative thinking? Check out this Education Week Article on “10 Characteristics of the Innovative Classroom.” Steer your students toward innovative creativity this school year!  

Published: July 23rd, 2018

Summer Arts Ed a Success!

We had a GREAT time last Friday at ADE’s first annual Summer Arts Education Institute for K-12 Teachers and Teaching Artists! We had over 100 Arts Educators, Teaching Artists, Administrators, and Leaders in attendance! Participants enjoyed learning about Cultivating Creativity in the Classroom, building sustainable community partnerships to extend learning, and leveraging the POWER of [Read more…]

Published: July 16th, 2018

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.

Published: July 16th, 2018

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?

Published: July 13th, 2018

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??