Arts Impact Dissemination and Expansion (AIDE) is a U.S. Department of Education Arts Education Model Development and Dissemination Grant.
Meet our Amazing Spokane Artist Mentors of NorthEast Washington ESD 101
Suzanne Melissa Brooke Karla Miranda Diane
Arts Impact Workshops for PreK-6 teachers. These classes will both be held at Nine Mile Elementary School. These workshops incorporate Washington State’s Arts EALRs.
May 16 from 4:00-5:30, Artist Mentor, Karla Parbon, will be presenting Special Understanding Through Movement. This workshop will help PK-6th grade teachers explore the connection to the brain and body in learning.
May 22 from 4:00-5:30, Artist Mentor, Miranda Hein, will be presenting Key Concepts in Dance Instruction. With Miranda, PK-6th grade teachers will explore concepts such as speed and energy through creative movement.
Total Cost: $20
Three (3) clock hours available if you participate in both classes
To register, use our new online registration system at http://esd101.gosignmeup.com, follow the Center for Instructional Services link. The course name is The Arts: Movement & Dance and the course number is 1213IS-001-46.
If you have any questions regarding these workshops, please contact Debbie Lahue at email@example.com or 509-323-2789.
Arts Impact/AIDE empowers K-5 classroom teachers to become competent and confident teachers of visual and performing arts. Teachers learn to successfully guide students in arts learning that meets the Washington State Essential Academic Learning Requirements in the Arts. Learn more...
Arts Impact is a two-year program that trains elementary classroom teachers to independently teach theater, dance and visual arts. Training includes experimental learning in the regions premiere cultural institutions, embedded job training, and study trips to museum exhibitions and performances for participants and their students. Learn more...
NEWESD 101 artist mentors attended their second 30 hour institute in Seattle, August 6-10, 2012.
Gonzaga University was the location for the Spokane institute, June 25-29, 2012.
Arts Impact has received a second U.S. Department of Education Arts Education Model Development and Dissemination grant to further research the impact of arts-infused learning on student achievement in math and writing. The new project expands and refines the successful Arts Infused Summer School program and will implement an arts-infused curriculum into K-5 classrooms in the NorthEast Washington Educational Service District 101 region. Learn more...
Performance Based Assessment
Performance-based learning assessments focused on clear, transparent criteria as a mutual teacher/student focus for learning from the backbone of Arts Impact instructional strategy and are applied at every level of the program - teacher arts learning and student arts learning. Teachers are trained to apply various strategies of performance-based assessments to arts teaching both in the summer institute curriculum and in the mentorship. Learn more...
Research and Evaluation
In 2002, Arts Impact was one of seventeen arts organizations selected from more than 200 applicants nationally to receive a nearly $1 million U.S. Department of Education Arts Education Model Development and Dissemination AEMDD grant. The grant focused on two distinct but related projects - teacher training and student achievement in an Arts-Infused classroom. Learn more...
Arts Impact/AIDE uses a common lesson plan format co-designed with teachers. The lesson plan identifies key art lesson components such as targets/criteria, the big idea of the lesson, teaching and classroom management strategies, cultural and material resources, vocabulary, assessment strategies, and state arts standards. This format is used throughout all components of the Arts Impact program. Learn more and find examples of Arts Impact lesson plans.
Debbie Lahue Suzanne Ostersmith Kim Cameron
Program Director Arts Impact Institute Secretary