Projects

artsBASICS SCRA Grant: Artist Spotlight

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¬†artsBASICS received an SCRA Grant to develop a Teaching Artist in Residency Program. The program consists of three Davenport schools, Jackson, McKinley, and Harrison, six participating fourth grade music and art teachers, and six participating community artists and musicians. We have partnered our community artists with the art and music teachers at each school. Through… continue reading »

Workshops

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Two workshop series opportunities for teachers from our current artsBASICS schools and others were made possible through grants from the Quad City Arts Dollar$ Program. The first workshop series brought in the dynamic duo of Dan and Jessica Sheridan from the Davenport Junior Theatre. Dan is their Performing Arts Supervisor and the Artistic Director there… continue reading »

What Happened in 2014

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artsBASICS: Catalyst to the Creation of the Creative Arts Academy of the Quad Cities Nearly two years ago, Superintendent Art Tate, under the direction of the Davenport Community School Board created a committee called the “District of Distinction”. Area educators, leaders, parents and upporters were in an action planning process, to create new educational models… continue reading »

Support for In-Service

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artsBASICS Provides Support for Educators With In-Service “Joel and Diane Franken gave a Arts Integration In-Service held July 13 – 16, 2015, at the Creative Arts Academy of the Quad-Cities using the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts definition: an approach to teaching in which students construct and demonstrate understanding through an art form. Students… continue reading »

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