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TRIBAL RHYTHMS® SCHOOL PROGRAMS
(changed from touring & residencies)

Tribal Rhythms is a Creative Teaching Partner of the
Massachusetts Cultural Council

Professional Development Workshops

"These artists inspired me with their workshop, and gave me a whole new approach for working with my students!"         A Somerville, MA teacher

Tribal Rhythms Program Developers have been working with classroom teachers and other educators since 1970, helping them use the arts to enhance the learning process for children. Their work has been featured in the only Arts As Education Symposium in the Harvard Educational Review (Vol. 61 Number 3, 1991.)

Tribal Rhythms Workshops offered this year include:

Science and the Arts
Using creativity as a basis for science, the workshop helps elementary teachers and specialists learn how to use handmade musical instruments to explore the concepts of stress and strain, expansion and contraction, evaporation and absorption, impact, and other concepts based on the changing properties of matter. The workshop will explore the evolution of technology and how teachers can engage students in the study of its fundamental concepts. Workshop addresses the Mass. curriculum frameworks for: Math, Music, Science and Technology.

Social Studies and the Arts
In this workshop, Tribal Rhythms Program Artists will help teachers create exciting learning activities that bring history, geography, and governance to life for students. Using thematic teaching techniques, the workshop will show teachers how to draw on their own interests and those of their students, to create learning experiences around how people relate to their environment through transportation, housing, social organization, clothing, the Arts, and other elements of cultures both past and present. Workshop addresses the Mass. curriculum frameworks for: History, Social Science, and Music.

Workshops are for up to 35 people (1 1/2-2 1/2 hours) $600. per workshop
Materials and transportation additional. 
Other workshops include
: Language Arts, school climate, classroom management techniques, etc.

To schedule a performance for your school or community program, call us at 617-524-6378 or email us.