Monthly Archive: July, 2014

Taking summer learning beyond the classroom

During the past few weeks, nearly 150 middle school students have dived into math and science concepts through the arts at the Young Audiences and Baltimore City Public Schools 22nd Century Pioneers Arts-Based… Continue reading

Celebrating Failure: Lessons learned in a sixth-grade classroom

By Stacie Sanders Evans, Young Audiences/Arts for Learning Executive Director Last week I visited the classroom of teaching artist and improv master Bridget Cavaiola and science teacher Heather Tuttle, who are teacher partners in… Continue reading

Learning about other cultures through the steel drum

By Lindsay McLaughlin, Alternative Therapies Coordinator, The Pathways Schools The Pathways Schools held its third annual Student Art Show on April 30. The event is a showcase for student creativity and artistic expression… Continue reading

Greetings from the staff of Summer Learning!

By Azya Maxton, 22nd Century Pioneers Arts-Based Summer Camp Arts Integration Facilitator Summer Learning is off to a great start. Our sixth-graders are studying coordinate grids and the engineering process. Seventh- and eighth-graders… Continue reading

Students help raise funds to bring the arts to other schools

My name is Amanda Sessa and I am a student at the Institute of Notre Dame (IND) in Baltimore City. I am a member of the Shalom Club, a worldwide high school organization… Continue reading

Summer Learning begins

The school year may have ended, but for Young Audiences, that doesn’t mean the fun, arts-integrated learning stops. Young Audiences has again partnered with Baltimore City Public Schools to bring arts enrichment activities… Continue reading

New National Core Arts Standards launched

Last month, the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards introduced the new National Core Arts Standards. Developed through the collaboration of arts organizations, teaching artists, teachers, and practitioners, these standards aim to uphold… Continue reading