Teachers who participate will: 1. Get special access for their students to a matinee performance of Theater Unspeakable's "The American Revolution" 2. Learn strategies for effectively teaching writing 3. Design writing activities to deepen their students' experience of attending a live theatrical performance
The deadline for applying is Friday, Oct. 24. The application and more information can be found here: http://chicagohumanities.org/~/media/files/pdfs/2014/edlab_2015_application.ashx
GET THE FACTS: In the 2015-16 school year, 59% of reporting CPS elementary schools met the 120 minutes of weekly arts instruction recommendation, up from 47% two years ago.