Student Programs inspires creative problem-solving, teamwork, deep thinking, and resilience. More than ever before, students, teachers, and the ISS team are being challenged to apply these traits to achieve the impossible, virtually.
NEW from CoSer403!
12 months of unlimited use of Dave Ruch’s Engagement Library for your school district
The Engagement Library is a Netflix-like service featuring 49 pre-recorded assembly programs, plus the following:
Portville 4th graders experienced Dave Ruch’s virtual Native Americans program earlier this year. According to Mrs. Threehouse, “The Dave Ruch program was very insightful, especially in the hearing and seeing of the cultural significance of music in the Native American culture. The students enjoyed the musical instruments. He made it fun and had the kids laughing at times.” A 4th grade student added, “I thought it was cool to see a different culture’s music and how they create it is similar to other music performers. They chant about things that are important to them.”
ArtsPower Theatre on Demand (CoSer 403) is also available now through June 30, 2021. APTOD virtually brings core curriculum-based, multiple-lesson courses built around musical theatre productions. Designed to promote learning in the performing arts, language arts, and character education, these courses feature full-length (55 minute) musicals based on popular children’s books, plus the following:
Whether districts intend to incorporate them into their lesson plans and curriculum or use them as virtual ‘end of the year’ field trips, Dave Ruch’s Engagement Library and Arts Power TOD are both ideal resources for classroom teachers, librarians, art, music, and physical education teachers.
In addition, educators can contact Cece Fuoco (Cecelia_Fuoco@caboces.org) or Cathy Dunkleman (Catherine_Dunkleman@caboces.org) at Learning Resources to check out supplemental books from the professional library or Interlibrary loan.
By: Jean Oliverio, CA BOCES Student Programs