Advances in technology have popularized martial arts to an impressive level. Much of Green Lake’s mission is fostered not only through a rich curriculum supported by diverse activities, but through a schoolwide, multi-arts program with a full-time arts specialist. Each project tackles one question (such as, ‘What is intellect?’, ‘What is wealth?’, etc.) and is placed into an existing magazine, journal or other publication vehicle (or a new publication is developed in response to a specific site and context).
Our school arts programs are designed to prepare students for success with skills needed to succeed in life, especially creativity, curiosity, and communication. If you teach geometry, why not incorporate show The Science and Art of Perspective , one of the many interactive exhibits from Web Exhibits In language arts why not use Wordle to create a graphic word cloud” that represents a poem.
A free half-day symposium organised by the Institute for Performing Arts Development (IPAD), and Library and Learning Services at the University of East London. The Dean’s Awards for Learning and Teaching seek to highlight outstanding contributions and innovations to learning and teaching in Arts & Social Sciences each year.
All this is in addition to the joy the arts can bring to their growing lives and the enrichment it can bring as they get older. Her work and classroom are featured in the expeditionary learning professional development video series,Inspiring Excellence: A Culture of Quality in Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening, in the Arts, and in Science.
The Active Learning Initiative (ALI) is currently in its second iteration of a project launched by the college four years ago. A martial arts program is not a simple task to undertake, nor is it a quick one. The teacher can use this opportunity to showcase the work of minority artists as exemplars for each center.