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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Chancleta: A Rythmic Experience by Sancocho

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Program description

Chancleta is a dance and music from the eastern part of Cuba called Oriente that was created as part of the festivities of carnivals called conga/comparsa. Students will use wooden sandals to create the rhythms to compliment the music. Musical instruments used to create the rhythm are various sounding drums, bells, shakers and some found objects. A song will be taught to complete the activity.

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Program Detail

Program type: Workshop/Class (In-School)
Artistic Discipline: Dance, Music
Cultural Origin: African/African Diaspora, Multi-Cultural
Subject: Fine Arts: Dance, Fine Arts: Music, History, Social Studies
Population served: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: Yes
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 Workshop $174

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

IDOE STANDARDS

Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
SOCIAL STUDIES:
Standard 1 - History
Standard 3 - Geography
FINE ARTS: DANCE:
Anchor Standard 1 – Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work: Choreographers use a variety of sources as inspiration and transform concepts and ideas into movement for artistic expression.
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.
FINE ARTS: GENERAL MUSIC:
Anchor Standard 1 - Connect with a varied repertoire of music by exploring the relationships between music and personal experience:
Anchor Standard 3 - Connect with a varied repertoire of music by exploring the relationships between music and history and culture.

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

  • Sancocho

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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