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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Decades of Dance

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Program description

Students will try out the dance steps of any decade in 20th century U.S. history, from the Charleston to Street Dance. Through video excerpts, movement, and discussion, active learning can be incorporated into your social studies unit.

Program Detail

Program type: Workshop/Class (In-School), Workshop/Class (Out-of-School)
Artistic Discipline: Dance
Subject: Fine Arts: Dance, History, Social Studies
Population served: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Adults
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Contact Angela Yetter at ayetter@artsforlearningindiana.org or 317-925-4043 x114

Location(s):

Arts for Learning teaching artists come to you. No field trip is required.

Fees / Ticketing:

Single workshop: $90

Multiple workshops: $80 each

IDOE STANDARDS

Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
SOCIAL STUDIES:
Standard 1 - History
FINE ARTS: DANCE:
Anchor Standard 11 – Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding: Dance literacy includes deep knowledge and perspectives about societal, cultural, historical, and community contexts.

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

PHOTOS

  • Laurie Young-Cutsinger

VIDEOS

Cancellation Policy

Partial payment may be necessary depending on timing of cancellation decision. Contact Angela Yetter at ayetter@artsforlearningindiana.org or 317-925-4043 x114

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