BASIC ARTS INSTITUTES
AAEC began offering a Basic Arts Institute in Juneau in 2003. Basic Arts Institutes, now offered statewide, are two-week intensive, summer opportunities for educators to learn how to use the arts to motivate and increase student learning.
Participants at Institutes -
- Learn how to integrate the arts (visual, drama, music & Native cultural arts) into their school curriculum
- Work with and learn from Alaska Native Elders
- Understand the impact of the arts on student performance, motivation and brain activity
- Experience the production, criticism & appreciation of art
- Form a cadre of teachers in the arts across Alaska
11,800+ Alaska students now receiving more arts education from teachers trained at AAEC institutes
For the summer of 2013, AAEC will be offering two 2-week Basic Arts Institutes and one week long Special Topics Institute: Alutiiq Cultural Arts.
The Basics will be offered in:
The Special Topics Institute will be offered in:
Deadline registration for Basic Arts Institutes in Sitka and Nome has been extended until April 30, 2013. Registration to the Kodiak Special Topics Institute is now closed.