So that we may truly “continue the conversation” at the Circle Up! Conference, we invite you to read these documents prior to attending.
As we consider our circles, who is in them, and how to expand them, we invite everyone to read this article:
Academics can change the world – if they stop talking only to their peers by Savo Heleta
Each thread explores a unique but inter-connected area of arts in education. We encourage you to read the material related to your thread or, if you have time and interest, read them all.
The Danger of the D word in Museums by Porchia Moore
Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Arts Management: An Exposé and Guide by Elana Muslar
Teaching ‘Black Lives Matter with Author Renee´ Watson
“You are in the dark, in the car…” by Claudia Rankine (try listening to the poem)
VIDEO: Molly Crabapple: Locking up immigrants for profit (many more of her videos available on youtube)
How Do We Tell Our Story by Kristen Greer-Paglia
Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes
Why Non-Profits Need to be Storytellers
Engaging All Learners:
Universal Design for Learning and the Arts by Don Glass, Anne Meyer, and David H. Rose
Cast No Evil: Artwork by Alia Ali
A New Framework for Understanding the “Teaching Artist” Field by Eric Booth
When Kids Have Structure for Thinking, Better Learning Emerges by Katrina Schwartz
Jane Adams Hull-House Museum – Epiphanies and Contradictions in the Art of Slowing Down: The Porch Project
Creative Placemaking: Arts and Culture as a Partner in Community Revitalization By Tom Borrup, Ph.D.