Bringing in The Community.
This year, the Art Works@School team is expanding partnerships with our surrounding community to bring our local resources into the heart of our curriculum. We feel strongly that by using our community as a classroom we can develop the connections between our students and the Gateway Arts District to produce some of the most culturally relevant programming yet. What does it mean to incorporate the community into our classes? It means local chefs teaching fun nutritious lessons in our classrooms, students visiting urban farms for our gardening program, and regular classroom visits ... Read More