The ArtsPowered Schools Summer Institute has been
Re-imagined for 2013.
APS alumni school teams are invited to apply to participate in an intensive Greenhouse process to:
Create model projects connecting the arts to the Common Core
- Co-teach the arts integrated lessons with ICA Teaching Artists
- Observe, document, and share evidence of student learning
June 10 – 12, 2013
Barber Park Event Center, Boise, Idaho
Check out this unique fully funded opportunity!
Each summer the ArtsPowered Schools
Institute offers a residential professional opportunity
designed to immerse educators in strategies for teaching and learning through
the arts. The ArtsPowered Schools Summer Institute presented by the
Idaho Commission on the Arts
in partnership with the Idaho State Department of Education annually assists teachers in gaining skills to be able to use the arts in their classrooms as ways to engage learners, meet the needs of a variety of students, increase literacy, and promote creativity and critical thinking.
The workshop series is intense and engaging. Presenters of national caliber, including many from Idaho's cultural organizations, lead educators to envision and learn to use the arts as invaluable components of teaching young people.
The focus during the week includes not only activities in the arts, but their integration into the classroom via integrated curricula and lessons, authentic performance-based assessments, and partnerships with local artists and cultural organizations. Teachers who complete the Institute leave with a finished series of lesson plans that they can implement in their own classrooms. al organizations. Teachers who complete the Institute leave
with a finished series of lesson plans that they can implement in their own
The ArtsPowered Learning: An Idaho Arts Education Framework is an essential resource for implementing Idaho Humanities Content Standards that identify qualities and characteristics needed to create outstanding arts teaching and learning.
Copies of ArtsPowered Learning: An Idaho Arts Education Framework are available
by contacting the Idaho Commission on the Arts, 208-334-2119, 1-800-artfund,
or download Framework
as a pdf file.