Foster the kind of creative thinking that defines generations.
Enhance your own creativity while learning ways to infuse arts into the curriculum to engage and motivate all students. In this program, you'll gain a foundation in theory and new research on arts-informed teaching. And explore creative methods that will help your students meet local and national standards.
Explore teaching strategies inspired by drama, visual arts, music, creative movement, and poetry. Discover how the arts can open new pathways to understanding and expression for students with varied needs. Use new concepts to design arts-integrated curriculum, while examining current trends and issues, instructional practices, and assessment methods.
In your final course, you'll combine research, practice, and theory to assess your teaching. Pursue a self-designed project that makes an original contribution to your educational community.
Designed for current educators, the program is available as a non-licensure program (appropriate for K-12 educators) or for Massachusetts Professional licensure (PreK-2 or 1-6). Take classes on campus in Cambridge or off campus in a weekend cohort model at selected sites across the country.