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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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Monarchs Need Milkweed by Bonnie Stahlecker

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Program description

This program uses the art of bookmaking to engage students in a conversation about ecology. Each student will make a book that illustrates the crucial relationship between the monarch butterfly and the milkweed plant. With visual examples Bonnie will emphasize the special connection necessary for the monarch to continue to exist. Prior to the visit, teachers are encouraged to show the students

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Program Detail

Program type: Workshop/Class (In-School)
Artistic Discipline: Visual Arts
Subject: Science
Population served: Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Arts for Learning will work with you to find scheduling options. Contact Angela Yetter at ayetter@artsforlearningindiana.org or 317-925-4043 x114

Length of program: 45 minutes
Location(s):

Arts for Learning teaching artists come to you. No field trip is required. Travel charges may apply.

Fees / Ticketing:

Single workshop: $90

Multiple workshops: $80 each

Materials: $25 per classroom

IDOE STANDARDS

Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
SCIENCE:
Standard 3 - Life Science
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (K-5):
Writing
W.1 – Learning Outcome for Writing: Write effectively for a variety of tasks, purposes, and audiences
W.4 – The Writing Process: Produce coherent and legible documents by planning, drafting, revising, editing, and collaborating with others

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

  • Bonnie Stahlecker

VIDEOS

  • Video is a sample of a similar program from the same teaching artist.

Cancellation Policy

Arts for Learning would very much like to discuss rescheduling, before cancelling. Partial payment may be necessary depending on when the decision to cancel is made. Contact Angela Yetter at ayetter@artsforlearningindiana.org or 317-925-4043 x114

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