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ArtStarts Showcase and Conference 2015

ArtStarts Showcase and Conference 2015

This year, the ArtStarts Showcase and Conference took place from February 25 to 27, 2015 in Vancouver, BC. We were happy to see many returning delegates and to meet new arts champions from across the province — and around the world! We were thrilled to host delegates from all corners of British Columbia, as well as Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta and even Singapore. This year 90 delegates attended, representing 47 school districts and 12 community arts organizations.

 

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Reflections on an Artist Residency in Circus Arts

Reflections on an Artist Residency in Circus Arts

"A big part for me as a teacher is building perseverance in students, whether we're in a gym learning a new circus trick, or we're trying a math problem back in the classroom. I want them to see that perseverance can often lead to success." — Derek DeGear, Teacher, Coal Tyee Elementary Vesta Entertainment, a professional stilt and contemporary circus troupe on Vancouver Island, recently completed an artist residency at Coal Tyee Elementary in Nanaimo, BC. Check out this short video they created about the experience from the perspectives of both the teachers and students involved.

 

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What Does Arts Integration in Action Look Like?

What Does Arts Integration in Action Look Like?

Are you curious about arts integration but are not sure what it looks like in practice? Are you looking for real-world examples of arts integration in the classroom?

 

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Register for the ArtStarts Showcase and Conference by February 20, 2015!

Register for the ArtStarts Showcase and Conference by February 20, 2015!

The countdown is on! There are just a few days left to register to attend the ArtStarts Showcase and Conference. The deadline to register is Friday, February 20, 2015.

 

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Movement and Long Exposure Photography: Art Fundamentals with Julia Carr and Meghan Goodman

Movement and Long Exposure Photography: Art Fundamentals with Julia Carr and Meghan Goodman

We kicked off 2015 with an Art Fundamentals session packed with luminescent experiments and discoveries.

 

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