The GRANTMAKERS CONCERNED WITH IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES have produced a fascinating map demonstrating the demographics of the foreign-born population in cities and counties all around the United States. Find your own area on this map and look at the numbers of the foreign-born members in your community. You may or may not be surprised by […]
Last week we came across a great story from the Huffington Post on the power of photography, showing 32 incredible photographs of tense moments, stunning landscapes, and new perspectives. Using photography as a major component of the CALTA21 curriculum, we certainly believe in its ability to capture incredible things. Check out these powerful images here!
We are pleased to announce the official launching of CALTA21! On June 3rd, 2014, from 2-5pm, we will be hosting an online forum. We will be inviting participants to discuss their experience with the CALTA21 initiative and to reflect on its impact. Our webinar will allow us to hear from these participating students, teachers, and […]
Enjoy a New York Times article that is creating a lot of buzz and has museum professionals all over the country talking. It supports CALTA21′s guiding principles! “Art Makes You Smart” by Brian Kisida, Jay P. Greene and Daniell H. Bowen “For many education advocates, the arts are a panacea: They supposedly increase test scores, generate social responsibility and […]
CALTA21 offered a professional development institute in Syracuse, NY at the Everson Museum of Art in mid-November. The event was covered by the Syracuse University College of Arts and Sciences in their Humanities News page, and you can read what they have to say about it here on their webpage or check out the full text […]
Watch a LaGuardia Community College adult literacy student facilitate a discussion in the Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College. This museum visit is led by the students at the end of the semester. The students bring their families and friends, and work together in small groups. While students have previously visited the museum as a class, […]
Watch CALTA21′s Patricia Lannes speak with Darling, a student who participated in using the CALTA21 curriculum with her English language class at Laguardia Community College. Darling reflects upon her experience with CALTA21 at the Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College, after the third and final visit to the museum with her class.
On July 24th, 2013 Patricia Lannes participated in a community roundtable discussion as a language expert to identify and work to diminish any language barrier that might exist in the six institutions that comprise the Heart of Brooklyn. The discussion explored the role of language in community development and in programming in cultural institutions, with […]