Resources

Resources

Here you’ll find various tools, facts, guides and other useful information devoted to the importance of arts education, including resources for teaching artists.

Resources

Resources for Teaching Artists

This is a framework to: engage young people in art-making, conversations, and reflection informed by the values of Arts for Change; and provide an expanded set of qualities of well-designed and implemented Arts for Change projects and artworks for use in program design, implementation, and evaluation. https://www.americansforthearts.org/sites/default/files/TeachingArtistCompanion%20to%20Aesthetic%20Perspectives_final.pdf

Bloom City is a set of four, 20-minute virtual poetry workshops designed for middle school students. These workshops are free, available on-demand, and are accompanied by a companion guide for teachers and parents. Presented by the Arts Collab and The Flourish Alabama. View Episode 1 “The BopShop”, Episode 2 “The Ode”, Episode 3 “Persona Poetry Pt. 1”, Episode 4 “Persona Poetry Pt 2”.

Learn fundamental education language, how to access academic and arts education standards, and how to enrich your education programs. This free toolkit is perfect for developing common language with educators and taking your arts education program development to a new level. Designed for Alabama artists, organizations, and informal educators by Ginger Swan Lindsey and Ruth Jatib O’Connor in partnership with the Arts Collab, Creative Launchpad, and West Alabama Arts Education Collaborative.

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