Tag Archive: Math

The positive side effects of the arts

By Donna Greenleaf, Coordinator of Gifted and Talented Programs, Dorchester County Public Schools, and Renee Hesson, Coordinator of Instruction for Fine Arts, Dorchester County Public Schools Being on the Eastern Shore, Dorchester is… Continue reading

Summarize math concepts with Hip Hop

Rhyming couplets are a great way for students to summarize their knowledge and demonstrate their understanding of math concepts. In April’s smART Tip, Young Audiences Hip Hop musician Jamaal “Mr. Root” Collier shows teachers how to… Continue reading

Teach fractions with beatboxing in February’s smART Tip

In February’s smART Tip, Young Audiences beatboxer Max Bent shares the basics of vocal percussion and how it can connect to other subjects, such as fraction units in math. Press play below! smART Tips is… Continue reading

Drawing it out

By Cyan McMillian, seventh-grade student, Windsor Hills Elementary/Middle My name is Cyan McMillian and I am a seventh grader at Windsor Hills. I’d rather throw a football than paint my nails (seriously). I felt like a… Continue reading

Summer learning comes to a close

See photos from the Young Audiences arts-integrated summer learning site! The summer can be a time for fun in the sun with family and friends, but for many students across the country, it is a… Continue reading

Leaping headfirst into arts integration

By Grace Galarpe, Baltimore City Public School teacher When I got involved in the Young Audiences and Baltimore City Public Schools 22nd Century Pioneers Arts-Based Summer Camp, I wasn’t sure if I was… 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

I am an artist

By Colette Krebs, sophomore at Annapolis High School’s Performing and Visual Arts Magnet Program I want you to think of your life right now. Think about who you work with. There may be that one… 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

How summer programs make math fun

By Kurtis Donnelly, Young Audiences Program Director This summer I went and observed one of our artists, Max Bent, working with students at Stadium School as a part of our partnership with Baltimore City… Continue reading

How can the Blues be used to learn fractions?

By Curtis Blues, One-man Blues band Young Audiences artists and teacher partners have written case studies documenting their work in schools and their exploration of one essential question. Each study provides a snapshot… Continue reading