Tag Archive: summer learning loss

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

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

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

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

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