Participants use Visual and Performance based research strategies to explore existing and potential intersections between the arts and early childhood settings.
Leading Learner Council: 2018-2019
Paradise Valley Community College
Funded by First Things First
Participatory Research Project: Exploring the Intersections Between the arts and early childhood settings
Music Instrument Museum
Paradise Valley Community College: early childhood and fine arts program
Santa Fe Opera - Kim Shakespeare Jones
St Joan of Arc Preschool
Pinnacle Presbyterian School
We are a creative community of learners, who study, research and converse to exchange ideas, discover common ground, and create places of intersections in Early Childhood education and the Arts that can inspire innovation and deeper understandings.
Goal: To Create a space and protocol for sharing documentation between teaching artists and teachers.
Goal: Create opportunities for teachers to learn/experience the arts. Create opportunities for teachers to develop “artistic thinking”.
Goal: Create higher education courses/opportunities for arts integration and artistic thinking
Goal: Studying theories and issues related to the arts and language/culture in early childhood classroom.