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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…

Wallowa County Student Showcase 2015-2016

2015-2016 Wallowa County Student showcase shown at Josephy Center for Arts and Culture on April 24, 2016.

Reflection #8

Reflection 8 is the most difficult one that I have had to write, for personal and professional reasons. I stepped…

Eye on Year Five: Strengths and Risks for SBMF/Lincoln City S2S Project

Here in Lincoln City, as we stride through year three, our Studio to School project has been refined into delivering…

Slow and Steady Growth: A Sustainability Plan

Photos:  AIEG Teaching artist, MacRae Wylde’s sculptures for the Music Festival of the Gorge event at Waterfront Park in September….

Strengths and Challenges on the Road to Sustainability

Thank you all for providing thoughtful responses for Reflection #8. Several common themes emerged across most grantee programs, and it’s…

E-Journal Assignment 8: Looking to the future–Sustainability!

Written by Jeff Fuller, Principal of ASMS with support from our awesome team! When you think about how you will…

Post #8 Looking ahead

Studio to School Initiative       Project Evaluation Planning Year 3: What we want to learn next                                                                                         Studio to…

Deepening and Sustaining the Oregon Symphony/David Douglas Schools Studio to School project

                  Greatest strengths and assets in this partnership: Committed administration and board…

Peninsula + Caldera Reflection #8

Challenges are always opportunities Portland Public Schools decision to create middle schools from K – 8 configured schools deeply impacted Peninsula…

Rendezvous Reflections (August 2016)

Wasn’t Hood River gorgeous this August? We all enjoyed seeing everyone, and are still positively stunned at how much tough…

#8–Sustainable and effective

While this post is somewhat short and sweet it is succinct and well thought out and carries with it a…

The Heart of Winter

The Heart of Winter-a dance theatre feast written by and for our Illinois Valley Community

Challenges and Opportunities as a Path to Sustainability

Our team has identified professional development (PD) as one of the essential components to our success in moving toward whole…

Reflecting on Sustainability

When you think about how you will sustain your project (or its most essential components), what are your greatest strengths…

E-Journal Reflection #8

E-journal Post #8                                  …

Reflections on Sustainability

Written by Oaklea Principal Brian Young Editing and support by Liora Sponko, Lane Arts Council Executive Director When you think about…

Sustainability in Year 3 and Beyond – Reflection #8

Fishtrap/Joseph Charter School Contributors: Mike Midlo, Fishtrap Program Manager Shannon McNerney, Fishtrap Executive Director Cameron Scott, Fishtrap Story Lab Coordinator…

Sustainability Narrative (Reflection #8 part 3/3)

RiverStars Performing Arts Sustainability Narrative        10/31/16 By Lindsey Gillette and Gina Angelique The sustainability of arts programs has long…

Sustainability Plan Outline (Reflection #8 part 2/3)

RiverStars Performing Arts Sustainability Plan 10/31/16 Contributed Income Opportunities: 1. Write grants: Goal: $20,000 This will be the largest source…

Reflection #8 Part 1/3

Studio to Schools Reflection #8                        10/31/16 Three Rivers/Illinois Valley When you think about how you…

Reflection #8 – Sustaining the Work

THIRD YEAR FOCUS The Sunriver/La Pine Studio Project Team will concentrate on developing and refining two key projects – band…

S2S Reflection E-Journal #8

Pulsar at Open School North Reflection #8: Sustainability When you think about how you will sustain your project (or its…

Studio to School Principles update!

We really enjoyed sharing the latest iteration of the Studio to School principles with you at the August rendezvous (more…

Reflection #7 – How did our team define “success”

How did your team define success with regards to student learning? What evidence did you expect to have per your…

Project Evaluation Planning Year 3

Describing Evidence Iceberg OCF Studio to School Year 3 Project Evaluation Plan  

Project Evaluation Planning: What We Want to Learn Next

Check out our programmatic vision logic model we created with Steve Patty and what we want to learn next below. 

Year 2 Video – Sunriver Music Festival and LaPine Middle School

Documenting the Impact of Arts Integration on Student Learning

As an arts integration project, our goal is to support students as creative and critical thinkers. When it comes to…

Year 2–EVAL

Reflection #7 – Evaluating Year Two Studio Achievements Student Learning Success Harney Schools are rockin’ and rollin’ with successes!  Our…

Getting excited about Hood River Rendezvous

As I get my ideas in order for the upcoming Hood River Rendezvous I can’t help but create a new…

Caldera Peninsula E-Journal Reflection #5

PENINSULA & CALDERA It has been exciting to provide so many amazing and creative opportunities for the community of Peninsula…

Reflection #7 – Evaluating Year Two Studio Achievements

 Student Learning Success Our La Pine/Sunriver Studio goal is to provide students with positive learning experiences in performing arts settings…

Measuring Success through Student Access and Involvement

There are a couple of different ways in which we wanted to focus our success indicators this year. 1.  We…

E-journal #6–Visit to the incredible AIEG Hood River Project!

We (Ginevra and Jim Ralph, Shedd and Jeff Fuller, ASMS) arrived at the incredibly beautiful Hood River Middle School, nestled…

Peer visit to Woodlawn: Journal Entry #6

Julie Keefe and I met with Woodlawn’s art teacher, Crystal Simpson and teaching artist, Tina at the end of May….

Measuring Success through Student Voice May 2016

Our goal with Band Together has been clear from the beginning: our performing arts program will become a true reflection…

Sisters Folk Festival-Americana Project Site Visit March 2016

Music Teacher, Rebecca Nederhiser and AIEG Director, Shelley Toon Lindberg spent the day with Brad Tisdale in Sisters to learn…

Visit to Harney County

Janis and I left on May 24th, finally making our trip to Harney Carney just in time for their last…

S2S Reflection E-Journal #7

Pulsar at Open School North: Reflection #7 Pulsar—an education program operated by the Hollywood Theatre and Portland Community Media—has created the…

E-Journal Reflection #6

E-Journal Assignment #6 Our plans to visit Fishtrap and the Joseph/Enterprise site fell through… twice!! Originally, we planned to visit…

E-Journal Reflection #7

“River Celebration: Connection” Video E-Journal Assignment #7 The Studio to School initiative continues to be a comprehensive effort in changing…

Reflection #7: Defining Success & Measurement Tools

Questions 1-4: Background: Our Year 2 decision to require band for all 120 6th grade students at Taft Elementary School…

Oaklea Middle School in Action with Betsy Wolfston

Watch Oaklea Middle School students participate and engage in ArtCore! Students draw, measure, paint, construct and explore in a classroom…

Our Musical Reach is Growing

Reflection E-Journal Assignment #7 Submitted by Monica Hayes, Oregon Symphony Team Leader Oregon Symphony/David Douglas School District Elementary grades involved…

Reflection #7

How did your team define success with regards to student learning? Success was defined those these criteria: Can the student…