this program, you will see how the Learner Teams implemented new ideas
and expanded arts instruction into the general curriculum at their schools.
- At Ridgeway Elementary School in White Plains, New York, Learner
Team members replicate some of the activities they had experienced in
the summer workshop as a first step toward broadening the role of the
arts in their curriculum.
- At Kingsbury Elementary School in Memphis, Tennessee, Learner Team
members use several approaches to engage students, including an introduction
to costume design, visits from a local dance artist, and analysis of
a passage of music.
- At Drew Model School in Arlington, Virginia, Learner Team members
create connections between the arts and other subjects.
In conversations with workshop leader Susanne Burgess, Learner Team members
reflect on instructional changes and consider where theyll go next
with the arts.
In this session, you will take on roles from the school community to
debate the importance of arts to education. You also will work in pairs
to create a work of art that communicates your vision of arts in your
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