tag: Elementary School

Delia Denson

Delia Denson

Communications Coordinator

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Communicating and Socializing Non-Verbally

by Nancy Oliver Volante, EASE Teaching Artist Communication is a basic need, which allows people to connect, make decisions and choices that will affect their lives, and connect them to a sense of belonging, identity and place. Just because a child cannot speak does not mean that the child does not have a voice. In fact, I ... Continue reading ›

Sita Frederick

Sita Frederick

Everyday Arts for Special Education Program Director

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Everyday Arts for Special Education, 2013 Summer Institute

This past July, MNMP/Urban Arts Partnership and the New York City Special Education District, District 75, presented the Everyday Arts for Special Education (EASE) Summer Institute, an intensive five-day training event for both elementary school and arts teachers across the New York City region. For the full duration of the EASE Summer Institute, teachers and EASE ... Continue reading ›

Sage Young

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Parent Workshops at PS 48M

We had a great morning at PS 48M working with parents on portraiture they can do at home with kids. Teaching Artist Beto Sepulveda led parents through an exercise in using crayon transfer, black and white copies of photos, and marvelous imaginations to make some art. Beto explaining the process: Our parents working on their art: Some of their ... Continue reading ›

Sage Young

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Happy New Year and PS 40 has an I Teach I Learn

Students and Parents prepare for an acting exercise. PS 40's film class, led by teaching artist Brian Wojo Womack, students opened their doors to grownups in their first I Teach I Learn. Everyone was invited to this open class, where students shared acting exercises and group storytelling activities. Parents were excited to hear about the film the ... Continue reading ›

Sage Young

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PS 90 Holiday Preparations

At PS 90 in Coney Island, dance students are busily preparing for their winter dance concert today! Over 40 1st and 2nd graders, working with teaching artist Kathy Fleurissaint, have been honing their dance moves. Here’s what they had to say: Analia, 6 – "I like the songs we have for freestyle." Eman, 7 - "In dance we practice ... Continue reading ›

Sage Young

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PS 112 Holiday Share

Students at PS 112 shared the great work they've been doing in their music class with the whole school this week. Their percussion unit focused on bucket drums, and teaching artist Martin Urbach led them in showing off their skills. This reviewer's favorite part was then they ended the show throwing paper snow all around the ... Continue reading ›

Sage Young

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PS 20 and New Design High School Exchange

PS 20 2nd grade students had visitors a few weeks ago- their Reading Buddies from New Design High School! Students from New Design came to PS 20 on a Monday and interviewed their 2nd grade reading buddies; they asked questions about family members, favorite foods, and hobbies. From there, 9th grade students and 2nd grade students ... Continue reading ›

Sage Young

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PS 277 Kindergarten Dance

PS 277's Kindergarten and 2nd grade students have begun learning tap this year! The kindergartners are exploring how dance class rules, such as following directions, practicing, discipline, and respecting each other's personal space, help them learn better, both in dance class and in their regular class. It even helps them learn some things that seem pretty ... Continue reading ›

Delia Denson

Delia Denson

Communications Coordinator

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PS 155 Dance Class

At PS 155 3-5th grade students have been working with teaching artist Claire Tunkel to create their "I AM" series, learning how to combine dance, poetry, and visual arts into one performance. Here are some photos from dance class! Students warm up with Ms. Claire - Students have learned choreography and created their own based on "I AM" ... Continue reading ›