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This We Believe

March 23, 2020

Association for Middle Level Education

Call for Student Voice and Visuals

The Association for Middle Level Education is updating our foundational position paper (previously titled This We Believe), that identifies the characteristics of successful middle schools. This critical document serves as the centerpiece of exceptional middle schools around the world that are focused on shaping the best possible educational experiences for their students ages 10 to 15. We’re interested in bringing student voice and visuals to the new edition of the book, and we need your help. We’re seeking student submissions as follows:

  1. A testimonial Students can write a statement of 1000 characters or less in response to one or two prompts:
    • How has a teacher, principal, or other adult in your school had a positive influence on or encouraged you?
    • What’s your favorite thing about middle school?
  2. Two-dimensional art
    This can be any type of artwork including, but not limited to, watercolor, pencil, oil painting, photography, and digital images. The art should express the energy and culture of your middle school and should be submitted as a high-resolution photo or .jpg image. The art should be accompanied by a statement from the student about the inspiration for the art (1-4 sentences).
  3. A reflective poem.
    We’re seeking a poem either about the student, about an adult they appreciate at the school, or about their experiences in middle school.

Each student whose quote, art, and/or poetry is featured in the new book will receive a $25 Amazon gift card and their work will be displayed on AMLE.org and at the #AMLE20 Annual Conference, November 12-14, in National Harbor, MD.

Teachers need to be prepared to submit the art as a high resolution photo in .jpg or .eps format. Poems can be submitted as .doc or .pdf files.

Submissions are due by May 15, 2020. In August 2020, we’ll notify you if your students’ entries are selected for inclusion in the new book.

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A STUDENT ENTRY

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ABLE Assembly: Arts Better the Lives of Everyone

March 4, 2018

Berklee College of Music

After five years of very successful Teaching Music to Students on the Autism Spectrum conferences, the Berklee Institute for Arts Education and Special Needs (BIAESN) is delighted to announce its new conference, ABLE Assembly: Arts Better the Lives of Everyone.

The ABLE Assembly promises to be an exceptional professional development opportunity in the field of arts education and special needs, bringing together educators, artists, researchers, policymakers, school administrators, program administrators, and students to share best practices, engage in hands-on experiences, explore new research, and learn from each other.

The event will feature presentations and workshops on teaching the arts to students with special needs. Keynote presenters include Sheila Scott, Ph.D.; Stephen Shore, Ed.D.; and Jenna Gabriel, Ed.M. Hands-on workshops will include opportunities to experience teaching strategies and approaches in music, dance, and theater. BIAESN is currently accepting proposals for presentations.
The conference is open to the public.
REGISTER
Registration fee is $100 and includes admission to all conference sessions and events plus lunch on Saturday and Sunday.
SCHEDULE
Friday, April 6, 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 7, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 8, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
LOCATION
Berklee College of Music
921 Boylston Street, Boston
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