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Arts for Learning

Arts for Learning

Arts for Learning engages children with the arts by bringing teaching artists into schools and communities. We believe in the arts and their ability to transform education. We believe that when learning is enriched with the arts, students get more out of school.

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Rolling Down the Avenue by Deborah Asante

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Program description

Deborah Asante uses the recorded music of Indiana jazz musician Alonzo “Pookie” Johnson as a backdrop, students will hear the story of a child coming of age in Indianapolis in the 1940’s. The tale examines what it must have been like to grow up on Indiana Avenue in Lockfield Gardens during the first jazz heyday in Indianapolis.

This program meets standards in Black History Month, Indiana
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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance
Artistic Discipline: Storytelling
Cultural Origin: African/African Diaspora, Multi-Cultural, Other
Subject: Fine Arts: Theatre, History, Language Arts, Other, Social Studies
Population served: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Contact Angela Yetter for availability, ayetter@artsforlearningindiana.org

Length of program: 45 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

Contact Angela Yetter for further information, ayetter@artsforlearningindiana.org

Location(s):

Teaching artists will come to your location. Mileage fee may apply. Contact Angela Yetter for further information, ayetter@artsforlearningindiana.org

Fees / Ticketing:

Single Performance $552

Double Performance $812

Mileage fee may apply. Contact Angela Yetter for further information, ayetter@artsforlearningindiana.org

IDOE STANDARDS

SOCIAL STUDIES:
Standard 1 - History
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (K-5):
SL.1 – Learning Outcome for Speaking and Listening: Develop and apply effective communication skills through speaking and active listening
SL.3 – Comprehension: Develop and apply active listening and interpretation skills using various strategies
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (6-12):
SL.1 – Learning Outcome for Speaking and Listening: Refine and apply effective communication skills through speaking and active listening
SL.3 – Comprehension: Refine and apply active listening and interpretation skills using various strategies

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes

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Contact Angela Yetter for further information, ayetter@artsforlearningindiana.org

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