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The studio pathways through which learners research in artistic ways to build knowledge and come to deep understanding about creative inquiries, essential questions, learning goals.   

Artistic Research

A recursive practice that deepens upon repetition, developing skills, techniques, and community as well as establishing norms, often through verbal and/or kinesthetic activities.

Class Ritual

These are the larger concepts that contain theoretical and pedagogical stances to be supported by the foundational and procedural knowledge.  

Conceptual Inquiry
​Creative Inquires

Creative Inquires provide context to the purpose of each lesson.  They are the understanding goals or essential questions to explore the content of each lesson.

Critical Reflection

Critical Reflection is a time for students to consider their thinking and make continuous connections between thoughts, information intake, questions from peers allowing emergent thinking to root in the mind.  

Foundational Knowledge

This describes the key content knowledge to be surfaced, explored and attained for each lesson.

Hamilton Hook

The anticipatory opening of each lesson that connects directly to music/lines from Hamilton, An American Musical.  Hamilton hooks anchor the lesson thematically to the creative inquires.  

Pedagogical Moment

This describes the key content knowledge to be surfaced, explored and attained for each lesson.

Procedural Knowledge

This describes the knowledge that will be applied as the lessons
unfold. Incorporates understanding of the progression of a creative
inquiry process.  

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