Young scholars consider the importance of arts programs in public schools, explore the disparities in arts programs in the New York City school system.
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Art History Choice Board
Art History students are offered a menu of project choices designed especially for their learning style. Logical/mathematical learners research the Op Art period and create their own optical illusion. Interpersonal learners work in pairs...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Symphonic Poetry (SMART Board Lesson)
Let music and poetry collide in this well-orchestrated language arts lesson plan. After studying program music and C. Debussy's Prelude to an Afternoon Faun, view the attached SMART board lesson plan to read through "Fog" by Carl...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
The Theme of Rebellion in the 1950s as it Occurs in the Arts
Students identify several features of the historic/social/cultural background of the 1950s. They sing and perform a percussion accompaniment to "Summertime Blues" by Eddie Cochran and create artwork in the style of Jackson Pollock.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
8 Intelligences: Are You a Jack of All Trades or a Master of One?
There are more ways to be intelligent than just book smart or street smart — eight ways, to be precise. Howard Gardner, a developmental psychologist who has studied the concept of multiple intelligences at length, discusses the ways a...
9 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History