Delia Denson

Delia Denson

Communications Coordinator

Peer-to-Peer Learning and Student Leadership

Contributed by Annie Levy, EASE Teaching Artist   In the fifth year of EASE, I find myself in a classroom of 12 older students, where everyone is cognitively older and everyone is verbal. The teacher, Mr. Sullivan, is a Level I Ease ...

0 + 0 is 0! Oh! 1 + 1 is 2! Oooh! 2 + 2 is 4! More!

In this Math & Music (percussion) residency for first grade, students have been exploring mathematical concepts through music-making. Since September, we explored 2 units; Operations & Algebraic Thinking as well as Numbers and Operations in Base Ten as well as ...

Reflections of Self in Core Material

5th Grade students at P.S 174 are exploring identity by painting their own self-portraits!  The class has learned several different artistic concepts and techniques such as contour drawing, facial lines and shading, proportion, color and mood. Students are also reading short stories that align with the unit. ...

“The Important Book of 601”

Students in class 601 at JHS 162 started their year off reading The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown. They then created their very own Important Book, The Important Book of 601. Each student wrote and designed a page dedicated to something ...

Marlin Heads to TFA!

UAP is thrilled to announce that Marlin Almonte, a valued member of the UAP family, has been accepted to Teach for America in Richmond, CA! Marlin is an UAP alumni and Nagler Scholar who has served as an iConnect mentor ...

Why Study Romeo & Juliet Again?

At Secondary School for Law, Ms. Anthony's class, aided by Teaching Artist Chesney Snow, developed a hands on curriculum where students created various ensembles, each tasked with performing the roles of an acting company (ie. costume, visual and sound design, directing, and ...

Get Your Jingle On!

Dance students at JHS 218 took the stage twice this holiday season to showcase their moves! Lead by Teaching Artist Farrah Bell, students have been learning various forms of dance with the process focused on spatial awareness and teamwork. Students ...

Drumming for the Community

A recent field trip brought MS53s African Drumming class to the doors of Central Assisted Living for the students’ first drumming performance outside of the school.  One of the performers, Nicholas Rodriguez, has always been a good drummer, however this performance changed ...

The Academy Winter Showcase!

Saturday, December 13th, 2014 I am amazed. Beyond astounded at The Academy team's ability to transform the conference room into a stage. In just a matter of half an hour, a place where we come to grind our noses into ...