2019 Arizona Poetry Out Loud: Registration Period Extended

Update: The 2019 Arizona Poetry Out Loud school registration period is now closed. For information on late registration, please contact Arizona Poetry Out Loud Coordinator Anastasia Freyermuth.

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Poetry Out Loud Lesson Plans

2019 Poetry Out Loud is now in full swing in language arts classrooms across the country. To help teachers incorporate the program into their curriculum, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have created a number of optional writing activities and lesson plans for teachers.

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JAEC 2018: Creative Youth Development

This year's JAEC explores the principles, practices, and potential of creative youth development (CYD), a recent term for a longstanding theory of practice that integrates creative skill-building, inquiry, and expression with positive youth development principles, fueling young people’s imaginations and building critical learning and life skills.

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Meet the Young People Planning JAEC 2018

Composed entirely of young people from throughout the state, ages 15-18, the JAEC Youth Advisory Board is guiding Arts Commission and Department of Education staff in a collaborative effort to provide Arizona educators, administrators, and teaching artists an opportunity to explore the potential of student-centered learning and develop culturally responsive curriculum.

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New Survey Reports Arizonans' Strong Opinions about Value of Arts

According to Arizonans Speak Out About the Arts in 2018, a new report on a recent national poll, Arizonans exceed the national average in how positively they view the value of arts and arts education, as well as the contributions the arts make to the workplace, tourism, and livability of their communities.

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