Library Programs 

Sue Trainor’s summer library programs offer interactive, integrated arts experiences based on one story. Songs, movement and role-playing explore the story’s main concepts, setting and characters, creating mind and body connections prior to introducing the story directly.  When the story finally is presented, children have extended their prior knowledge and are able to engage and participate with the narrative at a much deeper and satisfying level. 


IMAGI-QUARIUM
Ms. Sue will lead us on an imaginary…

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Professional Development Programs 

Also visit www.wolftrap.org/en/Education/Institute_for_Early_Learning_through_the_Arts/ (for preschool in-service programs) and www.YAMD.com (for elementary and secondary in-service programs).

MUSIC IS GLUE FOR YOUR BRAIN   
(preschool and elementary teachers, child care providers)
This hands-on workshop offers a practical strategy that non-musicians can use to choose songs and create songs for use in educational environments, especially to support emergent literacy, behavior management, and to address…

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Concert Programs 

Put The Story In Your Feet
An interactive, integrated arts performance based on one story, appropriate for family programs, preschool and elementary age groups. Songs, movement and role-playing explore the story’s main concepts, setting and characters, creating mind and body connections prior to introducing the story directly.  When story finally is presented, children have extended their prior knowledge and are able to engage and participate with the narrative at a much deeper and satisfying level…

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School Assemblies and Residencies 

WRITING SONGS TO LEARN
Integrate Language Arts and Music Curriculum Standards

The "Writing Songs" programs focus on the musicality of language. Writing lyrics is a powerful strategy to practice organizing information and ideas(summarize, find the main point, outline supporting details, stay on topic) as well as for creative self-[removed]use of figurative language). In this songwriting model, melody is composed and rhythm chosen by extending students’ use of language, focusing specifically on the changes…

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