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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Gifts of the Earth: Native American Pottery by Robin McBride Scott

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Program description

Student will learn about the history and culture of the Mississippi Native Peoples and the clay techniques they used. Each student will create a piece of North American Mississippi-style pottery called an effigy vessel (having the form of a human or animal). Most effective as a 60 or 90 minute workshop.

Program Detail

Program type: Workshop/Class (In-School)
Artistic Discipline: Visual Arts
Cultural Origin: Native American
Subject: Social Studies
Population served: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
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: 60 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

Supplies: $30 per classroom

Travel will be charged from New Castle, IN

IDOE STANDARDS

Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
SOCIAL STUDIES:
Standard 1 - History
FINE ARTS: VISUAL ARTS:
Anchor Standard 1 – Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work: Creativity and innovative thinking are essential life skills that can be developed.
Anchor Standard 2 – Organize and develop artistic ideas and work: Artists and designers experiment with forms, structures, materials, concepts, media, and art-making approaches

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

  • Robin McBride Scott

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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