Thanks to the Office of Early Learning and generous donors, Young Audiences and the Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts can now offer high-need Baltimore City preschool and kindergarten classrooms the opportunity to bring in a master teaching artist for an 8-week, 16-session residency at 80 to 90% off of the cost. This opportunity helps principals with limited resources provide hands-on learning in the arts that supplements and enriches the curriculum.
Classroom residencies are highly collaborative, creative associations between teaching artists and early childhood educators in preschool and kindergarten classrooms.
In each 16-session residency (more than 8 weeks), a Wolf Trap teaching artist partners with a classroom teacher to develop and implement performing arts-based lessons that engage children and enrich their learning environment. Residencies are designed to:
Once the teaching artist leaves, the teacher has lesson plans, a toolbox of
arts-integrated techniques, and hands-on experience!