DPS summer campers participated in “Storytime” with CAPS Artist Anita Woodley yesterday at Morehead Montessori. Students listened to stories from “great-grandma” and many other characters Mrs. Woodley impersonates. Later in the presentation, students were led in a discussion about healthy eating habits and keeping our bodies fit. Students learned how to prepare and eat nutritious … Continue reading Storytime with Anita Woodley
“Stories Come to Life,” a grant-funded language arts workshop, expands this year to reach more than 600 Durham students at Neal, Lowe’s Grove and James E. Shepard middle schools. In the residency, students learn how to put experiences from their own lives into writing. The stories can be tragic, joyous or anything in between, so … Continue reading STORIES COME TO LIFE! EXPANDS
Take your artistry and love for teaching into classrooms and throughout the community. The Durham Arts Council’s CAPS (Creative Arts in Public & Private Schools/Communities) program serves K – 12 public, private and charter schools throughout the region. Additionally our teaching artist led programs reach into the community through programs for seniors, early childhood centers, … Continue reading Apply to be a CAPS Artist!
The CAPS program assists schools to reinforce literacy learning through the arts. Our teaching artists and presenting groups enjoy opportunities to engage students in developing poetry, writing personal stories and stories that explore social justice and consciousness in the world around them. We also offer experiences that encourage ease and confidence in public speaking. The … Continue reading Literacy connections through the Arts
Mad Science EOG Exploring Ecosystems program focuses students’ attention on using visual, tactile, and auditory teaching methods. Choose from different science essential standards for a hands-on, interactive FUN learning experience. Students get creative while establishing links to important content. MORE HERE Super Cold Science for Teens Bring your teens on a super cold journey … Continue reading CAPS Science + Arts programs