On Saturday, April 7, Indianapolis Public Schools is hosting a Curriculum & Instruction Summit at Forest Manor Professional Development Center, open to any teacher in the Indianapolis area. The day is broken into three sessions: one keynote session and two sessions with multiple breakout topics to choose from. Each session is 70 minutes, with a 10-15
On March 7, 2019, Yalonda Brown and Sarah Mihich from the Indiana Youth Institute presented to a group of local arts education programmers and advocates who were interested in hearing about what specific challenges children in Indiana are facing – children who are the direct beneficiaries of their programs and services. The data presentation was driven
At the end of June, I attended The Kennedy Center’s Arts Integration Conference, Exploring an Approach to Teaching. It was by far one of the most inspiring and informative conferences I have ever attended. Before going, I didn’t know what to expect. What exactly is arts integration and how is different from arts as curriculum? Would it be useful
This week, Kennedy Center Teaching Artist Lenore Blank Kelner visited Indianapolis to provide professional development to teachers and teaching artists. On Tuesday, January 16, Kelner provided two workshops on Character Interviews; the morning session was held at Eliza Blaker Elementary School, and the afternoon session was held at Edison School of
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.
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.
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.
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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