Arts Integration Program

At Sheridan Arts Spanish Dual Immersion, ALL students experience the arts through these classes:

  • Band with Elizabeth "Buffy" Larson
  • Music, Language, and Culture with Emily Olson DeAlvarez
  • Visual Art with Jacob Naegli and Heather Wittstruck

Teachers collaborate on a regular basis to integrate arts with content specific lessons. 

Benefits of Art-Integrated Education:

  • Arts make content more accessible
  • Arts encourage joyful, active learning
  • Arts help students make and express personal connections to content
  • Arts help children understand  and express abstract concepts
  • Arts stimulate higher-level thinking
  • Arts build community and help children develop collaborative work skills.

Supporting Article: Accesible and Alive: Six Good Reasons for Using the Arts to Teach Curriculum

 

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