Same Same but Different; Meaningful Arts for All Abilities
Artistic prodigies can dive right into anything you give them and the end products will impress even an untrained audience. But what happens when you teach a more authentic slice of humanity? Imagine a class where a student with deafness, another with strong cognitive needs, and one working at a college level all combine to make their dream album or college-ready portfolio. Two art and music teachers thrown into the deep end of an inclusion school in NYC share tools and a promising approach they developed to teach meaningful and rigorous inclusive arts classes to a wide swath of students.
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