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Butler Arts Center

Butler Arts Center

Since 1991, the Butler Arts Center has presented curriculum-based, culturally diverse, fully accessible, and age appropriate performances and programs to all-aged audiences.  Live performances and programs enrich audiences with a variety of learning styles and approaches, exposing and introducing

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Developing Concentration and Cooperation Skills Through Drama

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Program description

Researchers and educators agree on the importance of developing students’ abilities to concentrate and cooperate. As well, once a classroom is a safe environment where students feel like they belong, then higher order thinking can occur. When a teachers takes time to strengthen students’ concentration and cooperation skills, it helps to eliminate classroom threats, to build students’ trust

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Program Detail

Program type: Professional Development
Artistic Discipline: Multi-Discipline, Storytelling, Theatre
Subject: Fine Arts: Theatre, Social Emotional Learning
Population served: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Available times:

4:30-7:30 PM

Location(s):

Schrott Center for the Arts, Butler Arts Center, Butler University

Fees / Ticketing:

$30.00 attending one workshop only

$25.00 attending two or more workshops

IDOE STANDARDS

ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (K-5):
RF.3 – Phonological Awareness: Demonstrate understanding and apply knowledge of spoken words, syllables, and sounds
RL.4 – Connection of Ideas: Build comprehension and appreciation of literature by connecting literary elements and themes and analyzing how sensory tools impact meaning
RN.4 – Connection of Ideas: Build understanding of nonfiction texts by verifying points and making connections between topics and ideas
SL.1 – Learning Outcome for Speaking and Listening: Develop and apply effective communication skills through speaking and active listening
SL.2 – Discussion and Collaboration: Develop and apply reciprocal communication skills by participating in a range of collaborative discussions
SL.3 – Comprehension: Develop and apply active listening and interpretation skills using various strategies
SL.4 – Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas: Develop and apply speaking skills to communicate ideas effectively in a variety of situations
ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS (6-12):
RL.4 – Connection of Ideas: Build comprehension and appreciation of literature by connecting various literary works and analyzing how medium and interpretation impact meaning
RN.4 – Connection of Ideas: Build understanding of nonfiction texts by evaluating specific claims and synthesizing and connecting ideas
SL.1 – Learning Outcome for Speaking and Listening: Refine and apply effective communication skills through speaking and active listening
SL.2 – Discussion and Collaboration: Refine and apply reciprocal communication skills by participating in a range of collaborative discussions
SL.3 – Comprehension: Refine and apply active listening and interpretation skills using various strategies
SL.4 – Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas: Refine and apply speaking skills to communicate ideas effectively in a variety of situations
FINE ARTS: THEATRE:
Anchor Standard 1 – Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work: Theatre artists rely on intuition, curiosity, and critical inquiry
Anchor Standard 2 – Organize and develop artistic ideas and work: Theatre artists work to discover different ways of communicating meaning.
Anchor Standard 3 – Refine and complete artistic work: Theatre artists refine their work and practice their craft through rehearsal.
Anchor Standard 4 – Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation: Theatre artists make strong choices to effectively convey meaning.
Anchor Standard 5 – Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation: Theatre artists develop personal processes and skills for a performance or design.
Anchor Standard 6 – Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work: Theatre artists share and present stories, ideas, and envisioned worlds to explore the human experience.

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
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

  • Teaching Artist with Students

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