Creativity in the Classroom: Inspired Learning in the Community with the Bass Museum of Art Closing Reception 4/28/13

Creativity in the Classroom: Inspired Learning in the Community with the Bass Museum of Art Closing Reception
Family Day, April 28, 1pm (Family Day activities begin at  2pm)
Bass Museum of Art
2100 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL. 33139

On view until April 28, 2013 in the Lindeman Family Creativity Center

A culmination of the Bass Museum of Art’s ongoing initiative to work more closely with the Miami-Dade pubic school system. Creativity in the Classroom:IDEA@thebass is a samplings of works produced by the students of the Miami-Dade Public School system demonstrates the results from a series of professional development workshops that introduced the “Design Thinking” method of project-based learning to more than 100 local teachers. Workshop instructor Lourdes Fuller and Bass Museum of Art’s Director of Education, Dr. Adrienne von Lates inspired teachers to customize what they had learned at the Bass Museum of Art to fit within their lesson plans. This exhibition demonstrates the product of this method creating unique cross-curricular lessons plans and encouraging students from Kindergarten to high school to create original works of art including: narratives, original cartoons, paintings, sculpture and drawings. In conjunction with IDEA@thebass, Creativity In The Classroom is graciously funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
The Bass Museum of Art commends the following teachers for their efforts in bringing this work to the museum for the public to view:
Frances E. Arango, Coral Reef Elementary I Deborah Brown, Lehrman Community Day School I Vivian del Rio, Kensington Park Elementary I Lourdes Fuller, Shenandoah Middle I Monica Harmon, G.W. Carver Middle I Amy Kutell, Ada Merritt k-8 Center I Lorraine Mackinney, Fienberg Fisher K-8 Center I Ann Reyna, Southside Elementary I Mirena Suarez, Ada Merritt k-8 Center I Joseph Vasile, Pinecrest Preparatory Middle-High I Vivian Veiga, Kensington Park Elementary I Joann Young, Key Biscayne K-8 Center

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