The Film Festival from MARS aims to promote filmmaking as a vehicle for meeting the educational, emotional, social and developmental needs of students. Engaging children in filmmaking lets them create culture, information and entertainment so their perspectives and talents can be celebrated!
Teachers are invited to explore what LA Opera Education has to offer.Their high-quality, award-winning Professional Development programs provide an introduction to opera and entertaining ways to connect your curriculum to the operas in our season. Come hear opera recitals while developing tools for the classroom and earning salary points.
Enhance your theater teaching direction, and production as well as learn how to better engage students in the process of theater. Back by popular demand, participate in a professional development for non-theater licensed teachers who seek more direct developmental training to better produce a show and/or incorporate more theater in your classes and school program. Join us for an innovative, inspiring and quite pragmatic series featuring two days of workshops and sessions professional theater companies.
On January 24, 2017 Exploring the Arts held a workshop on Culturally Inclusive Arts Education for teachers and administrators in our Partner School Network. Cultural strategist, Keonna Hendrick lead participants to consider new practices and attitudes for developing stronger relationships with diverse learners, artists and artworks, while improving cultural competency skills for multicultural art education.
Teaching Living Cultures (TLC) is a PreK-12 arts education program of the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute in Harlem that immerses students in the music, dance, theater, moving image, and the visual arts of the African Diaspora. Beyond providing high caliber arts-based educational programs that meet NY State Common Core Standards, TLC addresses the crisis of disengagement and exclusion amongst Black and Latino youth.
Watch Carnegie Hall master classes with renowned opera singer Joyce DiDonato for free here!
This article highlights an example of a High School geometry teacher in the Bronx that has an arts-rich, "flipped" classroom model.
CAM is an organic mapping project that identifies cultural resources along LA's Metro lines, municipal and school district boundaries. Arts for LA built this tool to identify, connect and grow cultural resources...