14 Metro Detroit Charter Schools Celebrate Student Art with TechTown Show

14 Metro Detroit Charter Schools Celebrate Student Art with TechTown Show

Abrakadoodle-Metro Detroit hosted its first annual art show in June to celebrate a year of creativity and learning. Fourteen charter schools took part in the event held at TechTown, a facility located at Wayne State University’s Research & Technology Park.  “We had great parent/student participation,” remarked Dawna Kelly, Educational Director of Abrakadoodle-Metro Detroit. Invitations were…

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Celebrating Creativity in Afterschool Programs

Celebrating Creativity in Afterschool Programs

At schools nationwide, Abrakadoodle celebrates creativity in after school programs by delivering creativity-boosting programming that helps kids develop art skills and confidence while having fun. Each year, Abrakadoodle joins millions in celebrating Lights On Afterschool, a campaign of the Afterschool Alliance, which recognizes the importance of providing safe, strong afterschool options for children nationwide. During an…

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Charter School Creates Art Studio to House Abrakadoodle Art Program

Charter School Creates Art Studio to House Abrakadoodle Art Program

Art is impactful and worthy of investment. This was a message that resonated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Allen Academy in Detroit, which on Monday, January 14th formally opened a spacious, newly renovated space that will be devoted to Abrakadoodle’s art program. According to Dawna Kelly, Director of Abrakadoodle-Wayne County, “We are honored by…

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Celebrating Creativity in Afterschool Programs

Abrakadoodle joins millions each year in celebrating Lights On Afterschool, a campaign of the Afterschool Alliance, which recognizes the importance of providing safe, strong afterschool options for children nationwide. In an interview on Education Nation, former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice said “Not just safe but learning” when speaking about children’s experiences in afterschool programs….

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Abrakadoodle Students Score in Creativity Testing

Abrakadoodle Students Score in Creativity Testing

Abrakadoodle conducted research during the 2011-2012 school year to determine if students exhibited gains when participating in the Abrakadoodle Art Education Program. Abrakadoodle provides a total art curriculum, art instruction conducted by an Abrakadoodle trained teacher and art materials at charter schools and private schools around the country. Students who were new to the Abrakadoodle…

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