You can change your country and language settings in the future by using the selector at the top of the page. In a detailed ethnographic analysis of high quality visual arts classes for adolescents, psychologists Lois Hetland, Ellen Winner, Kim Sheridan, and Shirley Veenema found that the key concepts being taught in arts classes—beyond learning how to hold a paintbrush or mold clay—were to stretch and explore thinking about materials and topics and to observe and reflect on how to engage in artistic work.
While at Brown she worked for The Arts Literacy Project, which further solidified her belief that quality arts experiences should be an integral part of all schools. As a member of the international advisory committee and General Rapporteur for the 2nd UNESCO World Conference on Arts Education (Seoul, Korea, 2010) he was instrumental in preparing The Seoul Agenda: Goals for the Development of Arts Education. Arts & Learning is thankful for the great organizations, councils and foundations that partner with us to bring the arts to children in our community. Debora has also received the Teacher of Excellence Award from the Newport Mesa Unified District.
Our programs for children, teens, and adults include a multicultural series of music, theater, and dance performances; film screenings and lectures; contemporary visual arts exhibitions; in-school artist residencies; a series of nearly 50 different arts workshops; and free or low-cost after-school and summer programs.
At the core of this activity will be learning about the arts and culture, participating in the arts and developing creative skills across the curriculum. Rob has returned to education as his main profession and is now very excited to be a part of Arts and Learning Conservatory. He was lead principal investigator on The Qualities of Quality: Understanding Excellence in Arts Education. The San Diego Incubator for Innovation embodies a commitment to collaboration, creativity, and innovation at the intersection of art, science and learning.
The institute begins with a conversation between world-renowned cellist and Silkroad Founder and Artistic Director Yo-Yo Ma and Steve Seidel, Patricia Bauman and John Landrum Bryant Lecturer on Arts in Education and director of the Arts in Education Program at HGSE, and continues with a rousing performance by the Silk Road Ensemble.