Improve Achievement in Reading and Writing for K-8
Young Audiences offers educators an astounding set of residencies and curriculum units for teachers to integrate the learning of literacy and fine arts skills. Designed for K-8 classroom teachers with little or no arts experience or background, Arts for Learning Lessons comprise a research-based, educational program of flexible, teacher-led instructional units and related artist residencies that make use of the arts to improve students’ knowledge and skills of literacy, learning and life. Click here to see the range of literacy and 21st Century skills in Arts for Learning.
Put Education Research to Work in the Classroom
The Arts for Learning program design was guided by The National Research Council’s report entitled How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience and School, which introduces a framework developed by cognitive scientist Dr. John Bransford of the University of Washington (Seattle).
Arts for Learning Lessons combine carefully selected arts strategies with important literacy objectives in reading and writing. Click here to see more information on the research-based model for Arts for Learning.
All Units have been field-tested and researched for their effectiveness, showing reliable gains in student achievement. Click here to see a summary of the research findings.
Getting Started with Arts for Learning
For more information on how to get started click here or contact David Schiopota or Jay Albert at 216-561-5005 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.