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In September, during National Arts in Education Week, Any Given Child Indy will announce the pilot schools and their partner arts organizations for the 2017-2018 school year. That was the decision made at the April meeting of the Steering Committee leading up to a May meeting with principals. It’s an exciting time. What does an Any Given Child Indy
Amber Price, General Music Teacher at Edison School of the Arts School 47 was selected to attend the Kennedy Center Arts Integration Conference in June 2017 on behalf of Any Given Child Indy. Ms. Price will be attending the conference from June 26 - 28 in Arlington, Virginia.
In March, we hosted a hugely successful Year II wrap-up meeting of arts organizations, teaching artists, and IPS educators at Arts for Learning. This gathering featured year-end presentations by initiative leaders who have worked this year in addressing gaps in arts education.
Heather Boelke, Art Teacher at Eliza Blaker School 55 was selected to attend the Kennedy Center Arts Integration Conference in June 2017 on behalf of Any Given Child Indy. Mrs. Boelke will be attending the conference from June 26 - 28 in Arlington, Virginia.
Ernest Disney-Britton, Site Coordinator for the Any Given Child Indy program recently attended the Any Given Child Exchange from January 31 - February 1 at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts where he and two other Any Given Child Indy colleagues met with representatives from other Any Given Child sites. Below, Ernest reflects on the Exchange
In early February, two teachers from Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) were selected to attend the upcoming Kennedy Center Arts Integration Conference from June 26 - 28, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia. This is the second year that Any Given Child Indy will send two IPS teachers to a conference at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Acclaimed journalist Edward R. Murrow hosted the 1950s CBS Radio program This I Believe. It featured compelling essays from noted individuals such as Eleanor Roosevelt, Jackie Robinson, Helen Keller, and ordinary folks from all walks of life…like you and me.
When NPR revived This I Believe in 2004, I was an avid listener. This I Believe, Inc. engaged
Arts Integration is a key concept for communities involved in the Any Given Child initiative. It is a way to meaningfully link the arts and curriculum, strengthening learning in both areas. In an arts integrated approach, students create art that demonstrates what they know through creative expression. They also receive specific training in the art
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