Tag Archive: professional development for educators

Hands-on learning through arts integration

By Christa Huber, Arts Integration Coach, Patterson Park Public Charter School I have been with Patterson Park Public Charter School for six years in various teaching positions in Title I, third grade, the English… Continue reading

Training that transforms artists and teachers

In a recent blog post for the Washington Post, Alvin Crawford, CEO of Knowledge Delivery Systems, addresses fundamental issues with the current professional development offerings for educators. He cites a 2009 report which found that “when asked about… 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

Working to bring the arts to every student

By Dr. Sherrie Norwitz, Instrumental String Music Teacher, Thomas Jefferson Elementary Middle Art and aesthetics are crucial to the foundation of society. Arts education provides children the opportunity to be exposed to–and develop… Continue reading

The 2013 TAI Seminar is off and running!

Teaching Artist Institute 2013, a set on Flickr. The 2013 Teaching Artist Institute (TAI) Seminar kicked off with a three-day retreat at Southwest Baltimore Charter School last week. The 2013 TAI class boasts… Continue reading