FINE ARTS IN 7TH TO 9TH GRADE
AIS Innovation Center
Willington Urbina, Giovanni Cunha, Felipe Gutierrez, Nahomi Castro, Liliana Mejía
7th, 8th, 9th grade
In schools, fine arts programs typically include subjects like visual arts (painting, drawing, sculpture), music (instrumental and vocal), theater, dance, and literature. These programs aim to provide a well-rounded education that nurtures creativity, cultural awareness, and a deeper understanding of the arts. Fine arts are often considered an integral part of a comprehensive education that prepares students for a diverse and culturally rich world.
At the beginning of the school year, students in 7th to 9th grade had the chance to choose which Fine Arts they would like to participate in throughout this school year. The options offered were: Arts, Music and Digital Productions. The end product of this program this year would be a big event called ‘EXPO- AIS’. During this event, which would take place during May 2024, would provide a three day encounter where students will perform artistic events such as: art auction, rock band performance, and short film festival.
Through our program, we hope our students develop skills and competences such as:
- Creativity and Self- expression
- Cultural Awareness
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Communication skills
- Emotional and Social development
- Aesthetic sensitivity
- Stress reduction and well- being
- Career opportunities
- Cultural preservation
- Personal growth
Results and Impact Generated
In summary, offering fine arts education in schools not only nurtures creativity and artistic skills but also contributes to students' overall development, academic success, and well-being. It plays a crucial role in preparing well-rounded individuals who are culturally aware, emotionally intelligent, and capable of contributing to their communities and society as a whole.