The English Education Brown Bag Lecture Series
Partnerships Across Boundaries Arts Integration at an Urban High School: Alice Pennisi
This talk discusses how New Design High School in New York City incorporates well-designed arts integration curricula to help its students combine distinctive forms of literacy to create meanings in the classroom and the world.
Alice Pennisi is associate professor and chair of art education at SUNY Buffalo State. She has been an art, language arts, science, and social studies teacher, and arts integration specialist in New York City, where she co-founded New Design High School. Her interests include reengagement of secondary students through art curricula centered on social theory and teacher-student curriculum negotiation.
The English Education Brown Bag Lecture Series is an ongoing speaker series sponsored by the English Education Student Association at Buffalo State. The series features talks by Buffalo State faculty as well as local teachers and national educational researchers and focuses on secondary education across the content areas as well as issues impact teaching and learning and educational leadership.
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