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              Partners in Education

              Kennedy CenterIn 2010, Young Auditorium and The School District of Janesville were accepted as a team in the Kennedy Center's Partners in Education program.  The team participates in ongoing training to develop the Reaching New Horizons program, which provides professional development training in arts integration for teachers in the region.  Arts integration is an approach to teaching in which students construct and demonstrate understanding through an art form.  The purpose of the program is to empower teachers with the skills and knowledge needed to connect an art form (music, drama, dance, visual art) with another subject area, such as math, science, social studies or reading.  The goal of the program is to best meet the needs of all learners by engaging multiple learning modalities: visual, aural and kinesthetic, and providing opportunities for the different ways in which students acquire, process, and demonstrate what they know.

              The Young Auditorium and School District of Janesville are members of the Partners in Education program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Selected because of their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of education in and through the arts, the Partnership Team participates in collaborative efforts to provide professional development opportunities in the arts for educators.

              Read more about what we're up to!
              Arts Integration in the Classrooms: Partnership & Workshops

              Reaching New Horizons 2014-2015

              Arts Integration in the Classroom

              Professional Development for Teachers

              Looking for an effective way to address Common Core Standards? Think Arts Integration! Integration demands creativity, problem-solving, perseverance, collaboration and synthesis of ideas and concepts to create a final product.Furthermore, Arts Integration is consistent with the principles of differentiated instruction and contributes to the development of 21st Century Skills. Join us this school year for a diverse line-up of 3-hour professional development workshops designed to give you the tools you need to implement arts integration strategies in your own classroom to excite and engage your students - no arts experience required.

              Download the 2014-2015 Reaching New Horizons Brochure and Registration Form

              Arts Integration: The Kennedy Center's Approach  

              For all teachers of Grades PreK-12, Administrators, and School Staff 
              September 25, 2014 - 4-7 p.m. 
              Presenters: Shannon Dozoryst (Young Auditorium) & Maryanne Messier (School District of Janesville) 
              Location - Monroe Elementary School, Janesville

              Reading Portraits as Biographies: Observe, Infer, Inquire  

              A Kennedy Center developed workshop for teachers of Grades 2-8
              October 6, 2014 - 4-7 p.m.
              Presenter: Jamin Carter (Focus 5, Inc.)
              Location - Kennedy Elementary School, Janesville 

              Lines and Shapes: Integrating Visual Art & Geometry  

              A Kennedy Center developed workshop for teachers of Grades PreK-2
              October 7, 2014 - 4-7 p.m.
              Presenter: Jamin Carter (Focus 5, Inc.)
              Location: Kennedy Elementary School, Janesville

              Movement Choreography to Manage Informational Text  

              For teachers of Grades 4-5
              November 11, 2014 - 4-7 p.m.
              Presenter: Karen McShane-Hellenbrand (University of Wisconsin-Madison, MFA)
              Location: Kennedy Elementary School, Janesville 

              Navigating the Emotional worlds  

              For teachers of Grades 6-12
              March 3, 2015 - 4-7 p.m.
              Presenter: Marti Gobel (Milwaukee based performer and teaching artist)
              Location: Kennedy Elementary School, Janesville 

              Creating A Musical-story with students  

              For teachers of Grades 3-5
              April 13, 2015 - 4-7 p.m.
              Presenter: Ken Lonnquist (Madison based song writer, performer and teaching artist)
              Location: Kennedy Elementary School, Janesville

              *NEW* LESSON PLANNING "PLAY-DATES" FOR TEACHERS  

              NASCO in Fort Atkinson is providing the related materials needed and will demonstrate some possible applications to a teaching topic and alignment with the Common Core State Standards. The "play-dates" will provide teachers an opportunity to work with the educational materials and plan lesson activities. WORKSHOPS ARE FREE.
              October 21, 2014 - 4:30-7:00 p.m. - "Observe, Infer, Inquire"
              November 20, 2014 - 4:30-7:00 p.m. -
              "Informational Text"
              March 7, 2015 - 8:30-11:00 a.m. - "Vocabulary & Emotional Expression"
              April 25, 2015 - 8:30-11:00 a.m. - "Music & Story"
              Workshops are held in the UW-Whitewater University Center room 0069
              Register Online: www.uww.edu/ce/camps/workshops-training/nasco

              DOWNLOAD THE LESSON PLANNING "PLAY-DATES" FOR TEACHERS INFORMATIONAL FLYER


              Registration Information: 

              FEEs: 

              • Free to School District of Janesville teachers & LINCS (Whitewater) teachers
              • Cost is $20 per workshop for all other teachers (use registration form from the brochure)

              Janesville teachers must register through MyLearningPlan. LINCS teachers must register using the registration form from the brochure

              Courses-Practicing & pre-service teachers may now earn credit through the Reaching New Horizons program!

              • CIGENRL479 Drama in Education (3 units)
              • CIGENRL490/690 Special Topics in Arts Integration (1 unit)

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