The Artful Teaching & Learning Handbook provides blueprints for a versatile arts education model. Although my son did not attend Arts & Learning Conservatory, he was under the the tutelage of Debora Wondercheck, the Manager, Artistic Director and Founder of the conservatory. Research shows that students and teachers in school systems that have adopted mindfulness are happier, more focused, more compassionate, emotionally regulated and less impacted by stress.
These learning to learn” or generalizable” skills are critical for children to gain and apply to their education more broadly. In Arts & Social Sciences, we are at the forefront of providing cutting-edge programs that create a dynamic between staff and students that fosters teaching and learning excellence.
Unison’s Arts Programs are funded in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. By coincidence, we know a high school student and middle schoolers who participated in the Art & Learning Conservatory and were very happy with the theater work there.
No wonder that some arts teachers feel arts integration will eliminate their jobs. Biennial Symposia – Alternating national and international symposia will bring together arts education researchers and practitioners to share research, knowledge and practices, with a focus on specific arts education topics.
He was lead principal investigator on The Qualities of Quality: Understanding Excellence in Arts Education. While they do share their working paper online, they do however commit not to submit it to any journal for publication, ever. Debora Wondercheck is the Executive Director of the Arts & Learning Conservatory (A&L).