Nature: The Cool New App

Categories: Blog, Education, Home Featured, Studio 345
Why this matters: Through participation in the Studio 345 Journeys program, students gain self-confidence, develop resiliency and begin to understand their place in the world. By Natalie Blundell Davidson College Impact Fellow What do you get when you put 16 digitally-dependent students in a national park with no cell service for a week? You get immense growth and alternative sources of fun. This summer, each of these Studio 345 Journeys students acquired callused hiking …

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Studio 345 Students Explore Issues of Equality through Art

Categories: Blog, Education, Studio 345
Why this matters: The Studio 345 Summer Program provides middle and high school students an intentional space to create, allows opportunities for free expression and deepens their understanding of the world around them through the arts. By Amy Mitchell Communications Manager To spark inspiration for a mixed media art project about the Civil Rights movement, …

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Studio 345 Students Journey to Yellowstone

Categories: Blog, Education, Studio 345

By Ashley Hughes  Davidson Impact Fellow, Education  On November 10th, Studio 345 will host a dessert reception to celebrate the ten students who participated in the 2015 Park Journeys Program, a program that aims to educate and empower youth through a one of kind experience in Yellowstone National Park.  The celebration will feature a collection …

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Student apathy or bad pedagogy? Engaging students in the classroom

Categories: Blog, Education, Studio 345

By Caitie Connor Out-of-School Time Special Projects Intern, Education ASC Davidson College Education Scholar A recent survey of teachers identified student apathy as one of the major problems in classrooms. Academic disengagement is on the rise, as fewer students are willing to play the game of school without any perceived gain. “I HATE writing essays …

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An ASC fairy tale (or our 2015 year-in-review)

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners, Education, Studio 345

Illustrations by Ladianne Henderson This fairy tale is a re-imagining of the Arts & Science Council’s (ASC) fiscal year 2015. Highlights range from Robert Bush being named ASC president and the debut of the arts advocacy film “Spiral Bound” to the release of the Cultural Life Task Force recommendations and the community’s Cultural Vision Plan. …

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