Tag Archive: teaching artists

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

Make your own drums with January’s smART Tip

  In our January smART Tip, Young Audiences musician and percussionist Steve Cyphers shows how you can easily and inexpensively create bucket drums for your students with materials found at your local hardware store. Get started… Continue reading

December smART Tip from Christina Delgado

  In our December smART Tip, Young Audiences visual artist Christina Delgado shares how to organize a photo scavenger hunt for students that can easily be tailored to connect with any subject or unit. Learn how… Continue reading

Meet our new artists: FutureMakers

During the last two years, our roster has grown in size to encompass new artists, ensembles, and art forms. From slam poets to improvisers to Capoeira masters, these new artists are undeniably unique.… Continue reading

November smART Tip from Katherine Dilworth

History and social studies curriculum can include subjects that are difficult to address. The brutality of past atrocities, such as the Holocaust and genocide in Rwanda, can be difficult for students to comprehend.… Continue reading

Introducing: smART Tips

Young Audiences has launched smART Tips, a monthly video series sharing tips for educators who are interested in new, creative ways to use the arts in their classroom with students. Each month, we… Continue reading

Reflecting on the Teaching Artist Institute

The 2014-2015 Teaching Artist Institute (TAI) Seminar is already underway, but we wanted to share some reflections from artists who have graduated from the program. Here’s what they had to say about the… Continue reading

Donor Spotlight: Amanda Pellerin

“Wow, this is the first time I have ever felt artistic!” Young Audiences ceramic artist Amanda Pellerin overheard this proclamation from a student during an artist-in-residence program. The student made this statement to… Continue reading

Teaching Grit through the Arts

By Katie Keddell, Young Audiences/Arts for Learning Office and Volunteer Manager This story was originally posted as a part of the Americans for the Arts Teaching Artist Blog Salon in March 2014. See all of… Continue reading

Let’s celebrate arts education year-round

Earlier this week, Young Audiences roster theatre ensemble Single Carrot Theatre joined our celebration of National and Maryland YA Week with a dramatic reading of the gubernatorial proclamation. Today, Hip Hop musician and teaching artist Jamaal… Continue reading

The Deutsch Foundation shares its TAI experience

The Teaching Artist Institute (TAI) is made possible in partnership with Young Audiences, Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance (AEMS), and the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC). TAI partners and generous sponsors, like the Robert W.… Continue reading