Making connections between music and literacy can benefit students’ understanding of both, teachers learn at Arts Integration Academy.
The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts will present five newly designed arts and arts integration academies for arts teachers this summer in Louisville. Here is the schedule of academies: Arts and School Leadership – June 12-16, Louisville (includes attendance at the Kentucky Coalition for Arts Education’s Arts Education Summit June 14-15; school administrators [...]
The registration deadline for the Academy for the Integration of the Arts and Literacy, one of four arts academies and arts integration academies offered this summer by the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, has been extended. Teachers may now register through May 8 for the arts-literacy academy July 20-23 in Florence. The academy is open to teachers in grades [...]
Four arts academies and arts integration academies will be offered to teachers this summer at various locations by the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. Teachers attending the academies will receive hands-on, standards-aligned training. The schedule: Arts Academy, June 15-19, Corbin STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) Academy, July 6-10, Murray Arts-Literacy Academy, July 20-24, Florence Arts-World Languages Academy [...]
The Kentucky Department of Education has partnered with the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts since 2000 to provide Arts Academies. This year, the partnership continues with two Next Generation Academies (NGA): NGA for Integration of the Arts and World Languages (Spanish, Chinese and NEW this year – French) NGA for Integration of the Arts and Emergent & Early Literacy (NEW [...]
Elementary teachers find that the arts, Spanish and Chinese share a common language.
Arts and social studies are intertwined and should be taught that way, teachers learn.
In 1963, Jeffrey Jamner’s kindergarten teacher in New York begged his parents to get him piano lessons. The now-classically trained concert pianist said he was a “non-responsive” child who only became interested in school when his teacher played music.