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BRING THE ADIRONDACKS INTO YOUR CLASSROOM!

ARTS FOREVER WILD II - ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE PROJECT

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nyscaIf you have attended one of the Adirondack Curriculum Project Teacher Workshops, you are invited to participate in this project by developing an Adirondack Challenge that will include a 1 day residency with an artist, performer, or storyteller.
Challenges Produced

Adirondack Art & Literature

The Adirondack Child 100 Years

Creating an Adirondack Personal Mandala

Fantastic Fungus Fun

Nightime in the Adirondacks

Nocturnal Animals: Out There in the Dark in the Adirondacks

Painting the Oxbow

Papermaking with Plants

Peru, the Story of Our Town

The Revolutionary War & the Adirondacks

Signs, Storytelling & Songs

Turning Observations into Tales

When I Was Young in the Adirondacks

Your Community in Song


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THIS PROJECT TOOK PLACE IN 2004

Fourteen Teachers Invited to Participate


They will be expected to:
  1. Come up with an idea for an “Adirondack Challenge” that connects a topic in your content area to learning about the Adirondacks.
  2. Select a relevant artist or performer (list provided), contact them informally, and discuss your idea for a residency or classroom presentation.
  3. Download the Microsoft Word template for an “Adirondack Challenge”, fill it in, and submit to the ACP for review. Include the name of your selected artist and a brief description of the residency. Submit electronically to shildreth@roadrunner.com
  4. Finalize the plans, collaborate with the artist to select a date, and proceed to teach the “challenge” by June 1, 2005.
  5. Upon submission of a final version of your challenge to the ACP, along with some examples of student achievement, stipends will be paid. Teachers will receive $200.
  6. 6) Attend a meeting for all participants in June 2005, date and location to be determined.
Click HERE for the specific Project Guidelines and Artist/Performer List (pdf format)
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