Carol Morgan, ArtsConnection’s Deputy Director for Education and Joanna Hefferen, Director of Professional Development, are in Washington D.C. today participating in the US Department of Education’s Arts in Education (AIE) annual grantee conference, Forecast: A Well-Rounded Education With Sustainable Arts Learning. Our Digital DELLA program will be featured as Joanna presents as part of the panel, Purposeful Technology for Arts in Education, moderated by James Collins of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology. Panelists will discuss how their federal research projects have met the challenge of developing innovative digital tools and approaches to professional development for educators and student assessment in the arts and other core subjects.
You can read all about ArtsConnection’s Digital DELLTA success story from Arts Education Partnership.
Digital DELLTA (Developing English Language Literacy through the Arts) targets students in middle schools who are English language learners. ArtsConnection’s teaching artists in dance or theater partner with ENL and ELA teachers to provide rich learning opportunities in the arts that support second language acquisition.