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Arts Integration Residencies Overview

  1. 2. <ul><li>Introduce AHCMC’s Arts Integration Residency (AIR) Program </li></ul><ul><li>Define Arts Integration Residency </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate The AIR Links to Academic Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate How AIR Enhances Student Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss Keys to Success </li></ul>Session Objectives:
  2. 3. The Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County <ul><li>32 year-old 501(c)(3) designated by law to disburse arts and humanities funds appropriated by Montgomery County Council </li></ul><ul><li>Mission to take an active role in the social and educational welfare of the County’s children and youth by providing high-quality arts experiences </li></ul>
  3. 4. Arts Integration Program <ul><li>Teaching Artist Roster (TAR) – A List of Pre-Screened Teaching Artists Trained in Arts Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Grants for Arts Integration Residencies Using the TAR – Awards of $750 to $3000/ Applications accepted twice/year. </li></ul>
  4. 5. How Does It Work? <ul><li>Grade Level </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Focus </li></ul><ul><li>Arts Discipline </li></ul>TAR Connect & Collaborate! Submit Grant Online Customize Your Residency
  5. 6. What is an Arts Integration Residency? <ul><li>Arts Integration uses the fine and performing arts as primary pathways to learning. Arts integration differs from traditional arts education by its integration of an arts discipline with traditional academic subject, such as math or reading. </li></ul><ul><li>Arts Integration Residency refers to a multi-visit program where the artist is in “residence” at your school for several days to several weeks. </li></ul>Shadow Puppetry and Aesop’s Fables
  6. 7. Sample Residency <ul><li>Motivating Oral Language </li></ul><ul><li>& Literacy Skills through Drama </li></ul><ul><li>Sargent Shriver ES </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-K - K </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Subject: Language Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Arts Discipline: Creative Drama, Music </li></ul><ul><li>Artist: Ali Oliver </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Visits: 24 visits (8 classes, 3 times) plus staff workshop and performances </li></ul>
  7. 8. Sample Residency <ul><li>Marylanders in Mixed Media: Visual Biographies of Famous Marylanders </li></ul><ul><li>Rockledge Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Subject: Social Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Arts Discipline: Visual Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Artist: Marcie Wolf-Hubbard </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Visits: 3 visits with 1class </li></ul>
  8. 9. AIR Links to Academic Curriculum <ul><li>Heroes and Leaders in Mixed Media </li></ul><ul><li>Glenallan Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Students working on reports/biographies of a chosen hero or leader </li></ul>
  9. 10. AIR Links to Academic Curriculum <ul><li>Social Studies Grade 2: </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 5- History </li></ul><ul><li>Students will use historical thinking skills to understand how individuals and event have changed society over time. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 6.0 Social Studies Skills and Processes </li></ul><ul><li>Students shall use reading, writing and thinking processes and skills to gain knowledge and understanding of political, historical and current events using chronological and spatial thinking, economic reasoning and historical interpretation by framing and evaluating questions from primary and secondary sources. </li></ul><ul><li>B. Learn to Write and Communicate Social Studies Understandings </li></ul><ul><li>Indicator 1. Compose oral, written and visual presentations that express personal ideas, inform and persuade </li></ul>
  10. 11. AIR Links to Academic Curriculum <ul><li>Artist’s Overall Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>For Students: Provide arts-based learning experiences that stimulate oral language and reading comprehension among PreK-K students, particularly ELL students </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul><ul><li>For Teachers: Provide and model strategies to integrate drama and music into classroom instruction. </li></ul>
  11. 12. AIR Links to Academic Curriculum <ul><li>MD Voluntary State Curriculum: Reading/Language Arts (PK-K) </li></ul><ul><li>Students will: </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to and discuss a variety of fictional literary texts 3.0 A.1.b. </li></ul><ul><li>Retell the story in their own words by sequencing the main events 3.0 A.6.a. </li></ul><ul><li>Understand, acquire, and use new vocabulary 1.0 D.3.c </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in oral presentations 7.2.a </li></ul>
  12. 13. AIR Links to Academic Curriculum <ul><li>MD Essential Learner Outcomes in THEATRE: </li></ul><ul><li>Students will: </li></ul><ul><li>Identify and apply the basic acting tools and skills of imagination, voice, body, cooperation and concentration to participate in a group drama III.A.2, IV.C.3. </li></ul><ul><li>Use accurately and respond appropriately to drama cues and vocabulary IV.C.3. </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze when the acting tools and skills were used appropriately and effectively IV.A.1,2,3., IV.C.3. </li></ul>
  13. 14. How Do AIR Enhance Student Learning? <ul><li>Arts Integration Residencies provide students with </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for academic exploration and </li></ul><ul><li>Inquiry within a creative and experiential framework . </li></ul>
  14. 15. Enhancing Student Learning <ul><li>Students are empowered to experiment and explore </li></ul><ul><li>Students who struggle with reading/testing demonstrate comprehension through the art form </li></ul><ul><li>Students draw more immediate, powerful personal connections to text/content </li></ul><ul><li>Students explore subjects in depth and make “their own ” </li></ul>
  15. 16. 6 Keys to Success <ul><li>Establish clear goals and objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Design residency to achieve goals/objectives—no cookie-cutter residencies </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate and collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>Plan together for adequate time, space, resources, and staff investment </li></ul><ul><li>Be flexible  </li></ul><ul><li>Assess and Document </li></ul>
  16. 17. Arts Integration Residencies <ul><li>Enliven curriculum and </li></ul><ul><li>Inspire students and teachers with their depth and richness. </li></ul>
  17. 18. Resources <ul><li>AHCMC </li></ul><ul><li>Grants: http://www. creativemoco .com/grants/guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching Artist Roster: </li></ul><ul><li>Donors Choose </li></ul><ul><li>Maryland State Arts Council: AiE Artists-in-Residence Program </li></ul>