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Delia Denson

Delia Denson

Communications Coordinator

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A Successful Approach to Learning: Tell Me, Show Me x 2, then Step Back

As teachers move further along in their EASE training and begin to synchronize curriculum into their lessons, I discovered a way that I, a teaching artist, could be optimally supportive to them.  I found that by saying, "Be Simple" was not enough; however, by introducing and incorporating a system of simplicity, I was able to encourage teachers to ... Continue reading ›

Jiji Kikhia

Jiji Kikhia

Everyday Arts for Special Education Educator

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EASE Collaboration: How Far Can We Jump?

My spring semester EASE coaching site is 53K@296 with Hailey Robinson, Cristina Sunseri, and Rachel Owens – wonderful, imaginative EASE level II teachers. Cristina and Rachel collaborate on their curriculum, tossing ideas back and forth at the Common Planning Meeting to engage students through EASE activities.  Measuring is the academic focus and the stuffed stockings art project is ... Continue reading ›

Jiji Kikhia

Jiji Kikhia

Everyday Arts for Special Education Educator

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Pass the Object and Pass a Clap: forging communication and socialization between students

On the far end of Queens almost to the edge of Long Island, there is a small elementary school for students with special needs collocated with another public school. The school resides on the third floor, apart from the general education classrooms. It has its own bussing schedule, separate cafeteria hours, toileting times, and a constant ... Continue reading ›

Kaya Chwals

Kaya Chwals

CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

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Urban Arts Professional Development Relaunch

Urban Arts Partnership is excited to present the relaunch of our Professional Development Department, a space for school communities to be inspired in their teaching and learning. With the Expanded Learning initiative and our new breadth in Story Studio, Fresh Prep, and iConnect, Urban Arts will be providing over 240 professional development and parent workshops in ... Continue reading ›