Arts Learning Grants range from $4,000 to $15,000, with $15,000 being the maximum request allowed. Steve Seidel is the Patricia Bauman and John Landrum Bryant Lecturer on Arts in Education and Director of the Arts in Education Master’s Program at HGSE. It has been proven time and time again that the benefits of receiving an arts education are numerous. Students have the opportunity to imagine, create, and express who they are through the arts and try on art forms they never imagined.
Locally, Triton Middle School is one of three schools that participated during the pilot stage along with 6th grade classes at Center for Inquiry #2 and a 7th grade class at Raymond Park Middle School. It all ends with a climactic Taiwan International martial arts championships that Josh wins, overcoming adversity and malevolent judges, a story that rivals any of Van Damme’s movies, but also shows where the inspiration for those came from.
Distance learning offers just such a solution by eliminating the geographical boundaries that currently exist in limiting students to train and learn in just one setting, in one style, and from one instructor. By combining respect and focus with discipline, students are able to learn and practice the martial arts they have learned into their personal lives.
For both the student and the teacher, the arts offer the opportunity to reflect on both content and process, and play an integral role in joining fact and meaning in a person’s education. For many young people, particularly those experiencing the most disadvantage, the only opportunity to gain access to arts education is at school.
Demonstrate the ability to make informed decisions regarding the use of technology in support of learning and leadership. The partnership places particular emphasis on aligning arts education with the goals of the Incheon Declaration and Framework for Action, UNESCO’s Sustainable Development Goals and Habitat III, UNESCO’s New Urban Agenda.