Lesson Learned | Alison Holland

After eight months of planning and few months of dance rehearsals, art making, and composing, L.A.-based Composer Paul Fraser, Visual Artist Mary Johnson of the Twin Cities, and I spent last week in residence at my local rural Minnesota school district.  In addition to working with students across the district that week, we set high […]

Art in Motion | Alison Holland

Students pose as “sculptures” while others practice their quick drawing When I was in elementary school, my art teacher Judy Broekemeier shepherded a group of us young students around our rural town of 3,000 with sketch pads and pencils. We drew a Victorian style home, bicycles at my family’s store, the town’s small lake, and […]

Brand New Territory | Linda Bruning

Thanks to my recent course work in online teaching and learning at Bemidji State University, I have discovered the power and possibility of using technology in teaching.  It can make my work more accessible, add dimensions I didn’t think possible and bring theater to students in remote places.  During the past few weeks my TA […]

Arts in Education: There’s An App For That, Part One | Linda Bruning

I have turned into a techno geek.  Thanks to my recent course work in online teaching and learning at Bemidji State University, I have discovered the power and possibility of using technology in teaching.  It can make the work more accessible, add dimensions I didn’t think possible and bring the arts to students in remote […]