ARTS RESIDENCIES AT BATTLE ACADEMY
SCEA’s arts education directors continue their annual interaction with teachers and students at Battle Academy for Teaching and Learning in Chattanooga during the fall of 2010 and spring of 2011. Scott Rosenow, the school’s technology, magnet and arts integration facilitator, coordinates the program securing funding from Allied Arts of Greater Chattanooga and the Tennessee Arts Commission.
September 27, 29, 30
October 1, 4, 5, 6, 7
Mary LaBianca conducts an Integrated Dance and Science Instruction residency with four classes of 1st grade students exploring the physics of their own movement in response to their environment on site at three locations and observing, recording, and responding to how our environment affects us.
September 22, 24, 29
October 1, 6
Susanne Burgess guides pre-kindergarten students in an integrated exploration of music and movement studying Martin Waddell and Jill Barton's The Happy Hdegehog Band and Denise Fleming's Beetle Bop!
October 4, 5, 6
Susanne Burgess conducts The Stories Our Songs Can Tell residency with three 5th grade classes. Students considered two authentic folk songs from the Civil War as primary source material as they explored the concept of point of view in social studies.
February 3, 4, 28
April 4, 5, 25, 26
Susanne Burgess conducts multiple residencies with four kindergarten classes exploring the concept of Pattern through music, movement, reading, and math. Students sing, move, and arrange music to gain a deeper understanding of patterns throughout the curriculum.
Susanne Burgess guides pre-kindergarten students in an integrated exploration of music and movement studying Martin Waddell and Jill Barton's The Happy Hedgehob Band and Denise Fleming's Beetle Bop!
Visual Art Residencies
Joel Baxley conducts a visual poetry lesson with four classes of second graders
March 3, 10, 31
Joel Baxley conducts a bookmaking residency with four classes of third grade students