In many classrooms sitting still and being quiet is the expectation but, to me, it is the death of a class. Certainly, there are times when I need my students to engage in listening behavior, but the key word here is ‘engage’. Hearing is easy – listening takes engagement and practice.
I have worked as a teaching artist with groups of all ages. Some of my most recent residencies have been with pre-Kindergarten teachers and their students through North Carolina Wolf Trap Education Institute for Early Learning through the Arts. My goal in this program is to use the performing arts to enhance the children’s interest […]