Tag Archive: Baltimore City Public Schools

Welcome to the Summer Arts Academy 2015!

Young Audiences has again partnered with Baltimore City Public Schools to make sure that arts-integrated learning does not end with the school year. On Monday, June 29, energy filled the gymnasium of Thomas… Continue reading

Opportunity Schools are a spot of hope

Much research has suggested that students from low-income families often struggle in school compared to their more affluent peers. However, the Maryland Campaign for Achievement Now (MarylandCAN) published a report in April that… Continue reading

How do we make learning fun?

By Chanel Traboldt, Third Grade Teacher at Harford Heights Elementary and Young Audiences Public Programs Summer Intern Two middle school girls sit in the back of the classroom. One of them is sneaking a look… Continue reading

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

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

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

Why the arts make the difference

By Stacie Sanders Evans, Young Audiences/Arts for Learning Executive Director I recently took a foundation representative to see what our Maryland Wolf Trap Early Learning Through the Arts program looks like when an artist is in a… Continue reading

Past and present create a mural for the future

By Juernene Bass, Western High School alumna I was very excited to take time away from work to be a part of a Young Audiences clay mural residency at my alma mater, Western… Continue reading

Creating confident students–and future leaders–through the arts

By Micaela Gramelis, Young Audiences Grants and Annual Gala Manager and former teacher Sitting in my class each day, Nadia did well. She worked hard; she smiled. She was kind, but deferred to her… Continue reading

Using arts integration to prevent summer learning loss

By Lucy Coyle Lucy Coyle recently completed a summer internship at Young Audiences and wraps up our series on Young Audiences’ summer learning programs–and their importance for students who would otherwise have limited… Continue reading

Artist Max Bent shares how he made summer learning pop

Earlier this week, Kurtis Donnelly, Young Audiences Program Director, shared his experience visiting Stadium School to watch Young Audiences artist Max Bent lead the class in an arts-integrated math lesson this summer. Max also… Continue reading

One voice, one love, one heart!

By Danyett Tucker, Young Audiences visual artist and illustrator Do you think there is a difference between listening and hearing? One of my professors once asked me to illustrate Jimmy Hendrix’s song “Voodoo… Continue reading