JAZZ A TO Z EDUCATOR WORKSHOPS

  '17-18  SEASON THEME:  LET FREEDOM SWING 

 

EDUCATOR WORKSHOPS 

Elementary/ Junior High educators- Monday, January 29, 2018

High School educators -Tuesday, January 30, 2018

 

Let Freedom Swing pairs outstanding jazz artist and ASU staff to develop professional development opportunities for Elementary/ Junior High and High school educators. Based on the Wynton Marsalis and Sandra Day O'Connor's conversations on jazz and democracy, Let Freedom Swing themes for teachers will be: Jazz and Democracy, Jazz and the Great Migration and Jazz and Civil Rights. 

 

Registration coming soon! 

 

  Workshops designed to:     

  • Enrich students' and teachers' knowledge of jazz and other American music in historical context
  • Sustain historical thinking in history classes
  • Support humanities education through interdisciplinary study
  •  Teachers' obtain content, resources to integrate Common Core Standards for Literacy in their classrooms. 

 

 Check out the curriculum from this and previous year workshops on the resource page of curriculum.