Adventures in Reading uses improvisational theatre techniques to show students how far they have come as readers and to show them the possibilities of what is still ahead. Literacy skills are not just being able to read. Literacy is also about reasoning and questioning skills. Reading builds fluency, comprehension and vocabulary, and students’ brains are… Read more »
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In the BUILD (Becoming, Understanding, Innovation, Learning through inquiry, Design) program, students use creative problem solving and inquiry-based learning techniques to bring their learning to life through artistic media. This program can be geared towards any core subject area.
Combining inspiring personal anecdotes with familiar, upbeat songs, Kevin McCarthy, long-time Young Audiences of Western New York teaching artist and audience favorite, demonstrates easy-to-understand
How do you make learning about wellness cool, fun, and easy to understand? Students will leave ready to take charge of their personal well-being using the artist’s energizing, enjoyable suggestions.
This program was developed by Kevin specifically for a WNY school using respect as their main theme for the year and the show was a big success! Kevin shows students why it is important to be respectful and outlines the key ways of giving and showing respect.
This program begins with an understanding of what bullying is, how to identify bullying, and then discusses what to do if you are a victim of bullying or how to change if you are bully!
Building solid friendships is one of the most important keys to a happy and successful life. This program teaches students how to make friends, be a good friend, and how to develop lasting friendships.
Most of the highly successful people today started working toward their dreams & goals at a very young age. Most, if not all success is not due to luck. It’s a combination of inspiration, preparation, determination, and hard work.
Have you ever been given an opportunity, but didn’t take it because you were unsure of yourself? Simply by experiencing and participating in the show, students will be introduced to improvisational theater.
Excellent communication abilities are one of today’s most highly valued skill sets. You can practice and improve your communication if you are 8 or 88!