Music, Dance and Drama integrated instruction are essential for elementary school aged students. These art forms help children learn the following: establish a positive learning state create a desired atmosphere build a sense of anticipation energize learning activities change brain wave states focus concentration increase attention improve memory facilitate a multisensory learning experience release tension enhance imagination align groups develop rapport provide inspiration and motivation add an element of fun accentuate theme-oriented units Read our latest newsletter for information about Music, Dance and Drama in some of our BTSALP schools. Click here to read.
Third grade Dual Immersion students at South Summit Elementary School in Kamas, Utah, under the direction of Visual Art Specialist Kathleen Briley, celebrated their diverse community through food, music and art. Their dia de los Muertos celebration created memories that will take a long time to fade. Read all about this unique and inspiring celebration as well as other ongoing art projects in this week’s newsletter. Click here to view.
Third graders at South Summit Elementary School, under the guidance of BTSALP Visual Arts Specialist, Kathleen Briley and grade level teachers, spent a day exploring their Kamas, Utah community. The day started with a community walk that took students past interesting architectural landmarks. The third graders also visited businesses in the area and heard stories about the history of both the business and the buildings. Photos of the “famous landmarks of Kamas” were taken along the way. Final stop was a local real estate firm where students learned the story of the Kamas Valley Monster! Back in the […]