- Follow Your Art – Follow Your Heart
I think I believe as most artists do. There is a power within us that we can use, a power that has to be expressed – the power of creativity. Each of us discovers how to use it. If not as an artist, we may use it as a gardner, engineer, teacher, mother, father or all those things. No matter … [Read More]
- The Ripple Effect
A new documentary short produced by Dream A World Education and Cinema Verde Productions is set for April release.
Grammy-award winner and first time director, Bunny Hull, shines a light on the value of arts education in inner city schools. The Ripple Effect follows the unique approach of Dream A World Education as professional artists provide arts … [Read More]
- Brad Rumble – DAWE Advisory Board Member
Principal @ Esperanza Elementary
When Bunny Hull met Brad Rumble in 2003, she had just begun her work in arts education and Brad was Assistant Principal at Rosemont Elementary. Little did they know how deep a partnership they would create. Fourteen years later, the partnership is thriving at Brad’s current school, Esperanza Elementary.
Brad is an … [Read More]
- School Arts Benefit All Students
Mainstreaming Special Needs Students
Children who attend our workshops bring with them a range of learning styles and capabilities. All children are “mainstreamed” into our residencies and workshops and each one thrives at his or her own level
Dr. Temple Grandin, is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, a noted lecturer, best-selling … [Read More]
- What Makes DAWE Different?
An Early Start Makes All the Difference
Dream A World Education’s programs begin in kindergarten with our Secrets of the Heart Residency. Holding the attention of a 5 year old can be challenging, but we’ve developed a curriculum that keeps kindergarteners engaged and we believe they are not only ready, but that it’s the perfect time for … [Read More]
- Thelma Houston
DAWE Advisory Board Member
Grammy award-winning artist, Thelma Houston, has been a long time supporter of Dream A World Education and we want to support her by letting you know about her one-woman show on August 27th at 8 pm at the Ford Theater. We hope you’ll join us for a great night out for Thelma … [Read More]
- The Young Master’s Pledge
Why Do Our Students Learn A Pledge?
It has been said that repetition is the mother of invention. In the case of our Secrets of the Heart Program, we created a mantra, a pledge, that would not only help students identify with the essence of the lessons they were learning but also assimilate those lessons … [Read More]
- Why We Journal
DAWE Students Journal Along With Our Programs
Journaling gives our students an opportunity to record what they are learning and experiencing in each DAWE residency program. Their journals are a record of how they’ve learned to connect the arts, language arts and geography with countries and cultures around the world. This is especially important to our … [Read More]
- “I Am Somebody”
An Excerpt From Our New Documentary
We’re thrilled to announce our upcoming documentary by Emmy Award-winning Cinema Verde Productions. Following programs that take children on a journey from kindergarten through second grade, this documentary will talk about how important it is to level the education playing field for inner city children. “I am somebody,” as … [Read More]
- Dr. Michelle Windmueller
Champion of Children
Dr. Michelle Windmueller, a member of our Advisory Board, is a force of nature. Plain and simple, she is a blessing to us and to all children in our community. We first met Michelle when she was the Principal at our partner school, Selma Elementary in Hollywood. She later went on to … [Read More]
- Follow Your Art – Follow Your Heart
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