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What Pittsburgh Can Learn From Detroit
Pittsburgh might be America’s most livable city, but when it comes to integrating best practices in out-of-school-time programming the Detroit area might just have the jump on southwestern Pennsylvania. Recently, Sharnita Johnson, of the Detroit-based Skillman Foundation shared her grantmaking organization’s experiences in out-of-school time programs with representatives from a diverse group of local organizations at an Allegheny Partners for Out of School Time (APOST) symposium event.
Making Music, Making Meaning
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 Engaging students in the arts creates meaningful experiences and allows children to discover the joy in learning...this is one of the basic tenets behind the work of Gateway to the Arts. We also know that music education provides creative opportunities that foster respect, teamwork and cooperation. However, it is one thing to read about these benefits and another thing to see arts learning in action. In the case of Jeff Berman’s artist residency at Gateway School District’s Moss Side Middle, hearing is believing.