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  • There is currently very little professional development available for the arts teachers. They are typically “left out” during curriculum and PD meetings/workshops.
  • The mosaica networking_presentation_2010 pp

    1. 1. ARTS EDUCATION, NETWORKING AND COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS
    2. 2. Current Charter School Arts Program Issues <ul><li>Most charter schools offer music, visual arts and/or arts integration classes. Unfortunately most of the charter school Arts programs do not reach their full potential. </li></ul><ul><li>Possible reasons for unsuccessful arts programs: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No networking in the Arts among schools </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No professional development or training for the Arts </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Most principals do not have an Arts background to appropriately support a successful Arts/Arts Integration program </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No regional leadership to support Arts programs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No consistency in Arts curriculum and programs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    3. 3. M O S A I C A HOW DO WE IMPROVE COMMUNITY RELATIONS AND ARTS PROGRAM ISSUES THROOUGH THE ARTS PROGRAM? Create local partnerships
    4. 6. Developing a Network with Mosaica Visual Arts, Music & Arts Integration Teachers Mosaica
    5. 8. Support for Mosaica Arts Teachers <ul><li>Consistency in Arts Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development/Arts Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Music Library/Sheet Music Exchange Program </li></ul><ul><li>Utilize strengths among Mosaica Arts Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Provide variety in school performance groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choir </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Band </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Orchestra </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Initiate After School Arts Programs </li></ul></ul>
    6. 10. Using the Arts to Promote Mosaica Schools in their Local Communities <ul><li>Build partnerships with local Arts Councils, Chamber of Commerce, Colleges, Universities and other local Arts Organizations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To open doors for opportunities for local charter schools to participate in arts performances and visual arts displays in their community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arts visibility within the community promotes student recruitment and community relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilize partnership resources to create and advance Mosaica arts programs </li></ul></ul>
    7. 11. <ul><li>Utilizing existing state Arts opportunities such as… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Michigan Charter School Fine Arts Camp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Michigan Charter School Solo & Ensemble Competition (Northern and Southern Region) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Michigan Charter School Visual Arts Festival </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Michigan Charter School Honors Choir </li></ul></ul><ul><li>… to feature schools and student participants in local media resources, newspaper articles, school websites, local news and school promotional recruiting materials, etc . </li></ul>
    8. 13. Michigan Charter School Fine Arts Camp
    9. 14. <ul><li>How Do Students Benefit </li></ul><ul><li>From The Arts? </li></ul>
    10. 15. 1.   <ul><li>Students who participate in arts programs are at least three times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement, elected to class office within their schools, participate in a math and science fair, win an award for school attendance and win an award for writing an essay or poem. </li></ul><ul><li>Students through arts programs performed better in literacy and critical thinking skills - including thorough description, hypothesizing and reasoning. </li></ul><ul><li>Studies show that students of the arts in all disciplines outperformed their non-arts peers on the SAT. </li></ul><ul><li>Numerous studies affirm that students who receive music education in school improve their SAT and ACT scores in math, foreign language and creative writing. </li></ul><ul><li>Teach learners to be more tolerant and open. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow learners to express themselves creatively. </li></ul>
    11. 16. . . <ul><li>Promote individuality, bolster self-confidence, and improve overall academic performance. </li></ul><ul><li>Help all students develop more appreciation and understanding of the people and world around them </li></ul><ul><li>Help students develop a sense of craftsmanship, quality task performance, goal-setting, communication skills, and teamwork —skills needed to succeed in the classroom and beyond </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthens student problem-solving and critical thinking skills, adding to overall academic achievement and school success. </li></ul><ul><li>Help students develop a positive work ethic and pride in a job well done. </li></ul>

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