Studio to School

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AIEG/HRMS Reflection #15

Foster mutual commitment and responsibility in collaborations between arts organizations and schools. Understand and respond to evolving community contexts, including…

Studio to School – preliminary evaluation findings

Hi all! Here are the slide decks we shared during the rendezvous, as well as photos of the sticky note…

Studio to School Principles video

Lincoln City Rendezvous Photos

Kamala sent us some teaser shots from the photos she took at the Rendezvous, and we couldn’t wait to share!…

The Story of Team 19

Here’s the full digital story of Team 19!

Sharing Your Digital Stories

This is a compilation of your videos shared with the Learning Community at the Rendezvous! Remember that these videos are…

What went well: Reflection #15

We really enjoyed reading your final round of reflections! For this post we asked you to think about the principles…

Principle Reflection by a Principal–#15

The two principles that we focused on this year were to: -Foster mutual commitment and responsibility in collaborations between arts…

A deeper district & community-level commitment to the arts

E Journal #15 / Sisters Folk Festival  June 12, 2019 ~ What went particularly well this year and why? The…

Priniciples in Action: Relationships Are Key

Understand and respond to evolving community contexts, including histories, strengths, and needs About a year ago, RACC made a strategic…

On A New Note: Music is Instrumental

The principles our team focused in Year 5 were: (1) Create a shared vision for arts education programming through an…

Reflection #15: Reflecting on the Principles

What went particularly well this year? Why? One of the principles that we focused on this year was Engage and…

Partner Swap x 5

Were you able to make progress regarding the principles you selected? If so, how would you describe that progress? (Hint:…

S2S Reflection E-Journal #15

Provide varied, relevant and high-quality opportunities for students to engage in arts learning. Cultivate a school environment in which arts…

Principles-the driving force

In looking at our final year partnering with Alice Ott Middle School for the private lessons from 45th Parallel teaching…

It’s not the end, it’s the priciple of the thing.

Reflection #15 What went particularly well this year? Why? Were you able to make progress regarding the principles you selected?…

Guiding Principles (Journal #15)

1. What went particularly well this year? Why? This year Lane Arts Oaklea focused on program sustainability and supporting teachers…

Reflection 15: Cementing Commitment to High Quality Arts Learning in Sunriver/La Pine

Year 5 Highlights Year 5 of the Sunriver/La Pine Studio Project reflects many achievements, most of which were unimagined in…

Impact of the Learning Community: Reflection #14

Thank you for your thoughtful and enlightening responses to Reflection #14. We asked you to reflect about how the learning…

E-Journal #15: Community and the principles

As evidenced through past journal postings from the Harney team, staff turnover has impacted the work in various aspects of…

Fishtrap/Joseph E-Journal Post #15

Our two core principles this year are principles which have been central to all five years of our Fishtrap Story…

A Great Five Years

The Value of the Studio to School Learning Community Reflection e-journal assignment #14 submitted by Monica Hayes, education & community…

E journal Reflection #14

How has the learning community impacted your organization?  How do you think it might shape your work going forward? The learning…

Ejournal #14: Learning Community Reflections

It’s hard to believe that we are hitting the five-year mark of Studio to School, and therefore, the formal conclusion…

Reflections on the S2S Learning Community

How has the learning community impacted your project, organization, school, or community (your choice)? The learning community has impacted our…

E-Journal #14 – A village within

How has the learning community impacted your project, organization, school, or community (your choice)? How do you think it might…

Only gratitude.

Reflection #14 Our team often reflects on how grateful we are to be a part of the OCF Studio to…

Reflection #14: The Learning Community

This was an easy blog post for us to compile, as we have all learned so much through our five…

Fishtrap-Joseph Reflection #14

As you think about your experience with the Studio to School learning community: • How has the learning community impacted…

Learning Community Reflection

E-Journal #14 The Studio to School initiative is an incredibly rare and unique opportunity to dive deep with significant resources…

Learning Through the Learning Community

The Studio to School Learning Community has been an important way to connect arts educator providers from around the state…

American Music Program Progressions

Year Four reflection: Our year four of Studio to School was one of great transition as well as progress. Unexpectedly,…

A Long Overdue Rubric Reflection

At long last! We have been using your rubric reflections to inform and shape our work for this year but…

New Arts Education Advocacy tool

Hi all, A new tool was released this week by Americans for the Arts– the Arts + Social Impact Explorer….

Into the Future: Reflection E-Journal #12

The last 4 years have been an amazing journey! Where there was once a small effort at one school, music…

Failing Forward: Embracing A Continuous Improvement Approach

As our project entered Year 4, we thought we’d arrived at the perfect solution to advancing our goal of educational…

Learning as we grow!

  In year 4 we tracked our program participation, learning that Latino and low-income engagement varies from year to year…

Inside and Outside of “Our Walls”

Year 5 is a meaningful year.  We have so much to celebrate with the depth of programming offered to all…

What We Will Measure in Year Five

Our guiding questions for this year’s evaluation are: How and how well is the program helping teachers to build comfort…

Measuring What Matters

Year Four Data In Year 4 evaluation observations and analysis concentrated on data measuring the following-long term outcomes from Year…

Reflection 12: The Cadence of Evaluation

What are you planning to measure in year 5? We will be looking at both quantitative and qualitative measurements. Because…

Honing in on measurement of music proficiency and aspiration

In year 5 we are going to narrow down our focus on evaluating just grades 3-5 at Gilbert Heights School…

All About Assessment for Sustainability (Journal #12)

In this final year of the ArtCore program at Oaklea Middle School, we are focusing on sustainability. Over the past…

E-journal #12 Sisters Year 5

S2S e-journal reflection #12 Sisters – Year 5 “Coyote Moon”                    …

S2S Reflection E-Journal #12

As we embark on this final year of the Studio to School the following quote echoes in my head:  …

Shared Vision and Skilled Arts Educators

Reflection E-Journal Assignment #12 In year four we measured the growth of Fishtrap Story Lab with quantitative data as we…

Problems of Practice Protocol

Many of you requested a copy of the Problems of Practice Protocol, which you used in small group discussions during…

Reflection #10

In 2020, we see our community’s arts education looking like our current Music Matters program on steroids.  We envision that…

Reflection #11: Reflection on Rubric Process

What was the rubric process like for your team? It was a bit challenging for us to get everyone together…

Year 4 Deepening the Arts in Peninsula’s School Culture

It was a full year of photography and literacy at Peninsula. Here we highlight three dynamic projects of 2017-18. Julie…

Multiple Perspectives

Siletz Bay Music Festival ~ Lincoln City Schools Reflection E-Journal Entry #11: The Rubric Process What was the rubric process…

eJournal #11 – Reflecting on Rubric Process

Jamie Haden, the teacher representative on the Studio to School Team and a health and leadership teacher at Ashland Middle…

Fishtrap Reflection E-Journal Entry #11: The Rubric Process

What was the rubric process like for your team? In general, overwhelming and a bit frustrating. There was a lot…

Rubric Work Really Helps with Partnership Check-Up!

The entire grant team of David Douglas School District and Oregon Symphony participated in the rubric evaluation process by meeting…

E-Journal Reflection #11: THE RUBRIC!!

What was the rubric process like for your team? Brent, Shelley and Anna worked together to delve into the rubrics…

S2S Reflection E-Journal #11

Rubric Reflections The rubric process was a helpful reflection and planning tool for our team as we wrap up year…

E-Journal: Change continues

What was the rubric process like for your team? Members of our team: McKenzie Hughes, Susie Dobkins, Nathan Perkins, Michelle…

The Rubric Pilot Process

What was the rubric process like for your team? All the members of our team: Shelly McKnight, Laura Means, Kathleen…

Reflection 11 – Assessing Studio Project Progress Using Principle Rubrics

The Search for Quality and Sustainability Working through each year of the Studio process, our Sunriver/La Pine Studio team was…

e-journal post #11

E journal #11 What was the rubric process like for your team?
Who participated and how? The rubric process worked well…

The Dreaded Rubric Pilot Project Reflection by Lindsey Gillette

Reflection #11 What was the rubric process like for your team? The process was akin to paying quarterly taxes at…

Rubric Process (Journal #11)

What was the rubric process like for your team? Our Studio to School team and administrators participated in the rubric…

A new year, a new principles update

Hello Studio to School project teams, We have been hard at work creating a rubric for the Studio to School…

SuperReal PR

RIVERSTARS PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTS: SUPERREAL Our Town, Onstage!   RiverStars Performing Arts, a program of the Illinois Valley Community Development…

In the year 2020: Reflection #10

Thank you for writing such joyful, thoughtful and creative responses for Reflection #10. They were engaging and energizing to read,…

Arts Summary

Arts Summary by Hines Middle School Teacher McKenzie Hughes

Arts Integration Summary

Arts Integration Summary by Teacher Kelly Dahl

Elkton Arts Education in 2020

What will arts education look like in your community? What’s the story you want to tell about your project’s impact?…

Future of Arts Education for David Douglas SD community

“What we see in our future of arts education in 2020 in the David Douglas School District community…” When team…

All Together Now, Everybody In!

The Band Together project embodies our belief that every single student should have an engaging and inclusive place to create…

Reflection No. 10 — The future of music education in Lincoln City

We are tempted to be conservative, when forecasting the state of arts education in Lincoln City, just three years into…

E-Journal Post #10 – Future of Arts Education in Sisters

Sisters is a unique community. For over 20 years Sisters Folk Festival has been working diligently to create an arts-based…

E-Journal Post #10

Imagine that it is the year 2020. What will arts education look like in your community? Arts education in the…

Reflection #10 Our Future

S2S Project Team: Three Rivers/Illinois Valley RiverStars Performing Arts Imagine that it is the year 2020. What will arts education…

Sunset School in 2020

My how time flies. It is now the fall of 2020. It has been over a year since the formal…

Years Five, Six and Beyond… Fishtrap Story Lab and the Digital Age

Years Five, Six and Beyond… Fishtrap Story Lab In short, Wallowa County’s students are graduating or entering their school years…

Hello, from the future Oaklea Middle School! (Journal #10)

Dear 2017 Studio to School Team, Hello, from the future! It’s been a few years since our official, paperwork-documented partnership…

S2S Reflection E-Journal #10 – 2020 Vision and The Power of the Media

Power of the Media: Arts Education in 2020 Media has the ability to shape what we consume, what we wear,…

The Future is Bright! Peninsula and Caldera Reflection #10

       Peninsula elementary school has invested in providing a comprehensive arts curriculum for its students for the past…

Harney County year 2020 – E-Journal 10

Reflection 10 – Looking to the Future in Harney County  

Reflection 10 – Looking to the Future

   The 2020 LPMS Performing Arts Program Plan Students attending La Pine Middle School in 2020 may choose as electives…

Blooming and growing at the Silverton Rendezvous

Oregon Community Foundation Artist Showcase from Elijah Hasan on Vimeo. Another great gathering in the books! We came back to…

Harney County Project Evaluation Plan Year #4-5

S2S Measurement Plan Final 17-18

Harney County – Journal Post #9

S2S Principle #3) Honor the diverse perspectives, experiences, and contribution of all involved. Please click the link below. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EKdD29MdC9h8YFxDfvCX1J4mfBMKaJKyDMntCLpgwfA/edit?usp=sharing  …

Looking back on year three

Hello everyone, and happy summer! It’s a good time to look back at all we’ve done over the past year….

Reflection #9: Stella, Laura and Steelhead in Whychus Creek.

Our story begins with Stella, a first-grader at Sisters Elementary School. Stella is an inquisitive, excited and “always-seeking-learning” kind of…

Arts Integration with Lorna Byrne Middle School Teachers

 

Cavetown Underground

Cavetown Underground culminates three years of work creating RiverStars Performing Arts, which is made possible by funding from the Oregon…

Principles at Play – Reflection #9

Thank you for the many thoughtful posts in response to Reflection #9. We enjoyed getting a check-in from programs, and were pleased…

Reflection #9 – Making a Difference

Reflection #9 – Making a Difference In 2013 Sunriver Music Festival Director Pam Beezley and La Pine Middle School Principal…

Honoring Jenn

  Principle #3 Honor the diverse perspectives, experiences, and contribution of all involved. Principle #4 Engage experienced and skilled teaching…

E-Journal 9: Music Matters makes a difference to the one

5) Understand and respond equitably to community strengths, histories, and needs. Suggestion: Write about reaching a student or having a…

Special Opportunity for additional teams at Summer 2017 Rendezvous

Howdy! Grants team here. We are excited to extend an invitation to additional teams to participate in the Learning Community Summer…

The Arts: A Contributor to Trauma Informed Practices

Rich in culture and tapping into the best of it might be a way to describe the Eastwood Elementary community. …

“What Connects Us,” Journal #9

What Connects Us Project Description by Teaching Artist Elijah Hasan “What Connects Us” is an art project that combines photography and…

Portrait of an Oaklea Graduate (and Tiger!)

Collaboration. Communication. Self-Awareness. Creativity. Oaklea Middle School students are painting these words on a tiger mural they created on their…

Year 4 and Beyond Logic Model

Check out our logic model for year 4 and beyond: ME_OpenSchoolOpenSignalLogic Model_V1_2017_04_13  

Studio to School evaluation update – your input desired!

Hello all! Kim here with a Studio to School evaluation update and request for your input! At the recent project…

Reflecting on the March 2017 Project Leads Meeting

What a great gathering last month! We really enjoyed checking in, connecting and learning alongside all of you. Thank you all…

Reflection E-Journal #9 “Highlighting Mrs. Gibbs”

Reflection E-Journal #9 “Highlighting Mrs. Gibbs” Fall is a beautiful time of year in Wallowa County. Nights begin to cool…