EXPANDED LEARNING

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MOXIEBOX ART STRATEGIES FOR EXPANDED LEARNING / 
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS 

MoxieBox Art understands how important core concepts are in program curriculum. 

MOXIEBOX ART STRATEGIES FOR EXPANDED LEARNING | AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Emphasis on Equity

 

• Curriculum is diverse and inclusive.

• Implicit biases are removed.

• Lessons are diverse in culture and race.

• Art provides a vehicle for social change.

• Art benefits all students.

• Exposure to arts can help close the gap between socioeconomic groups.

 Engage Youth

• Each project allows for personal choice.

• Students have the opportunity to express themselves.

• Creative centers of the minds are activated.

• Detailed instructions assure final product is successful.

• Provides tools to express values.

Special Thanks to Cathedral City Elementary for sharing their MoxieBox Experience! Kinder, Special Ed, and 4th grade.

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 Research Based

• Long-term academic, occupational, and social outcomes.

• Increased verbal, math, and reading skills.

• Positive outcome on  behavior and attendance.

• Increases well-being and provides a sense of fulfillment.

 SEL

SELF-AWARENESS

• Promotes self-expression.

• Promotes self-exploration.

 

SELF-MANAGEMENT

• Helps students to process their emotions.

• Promotes communication.

• Reduces shyness and anxiety.

 

RELATIONSHIP SKILLS

• Sharing skills and empathy are increased.

• Positive relationships are deepened through art activities.

• Enables peer mentoring through leveled lessons on a common topic.

 

RESPONSIBLE DECISION-MAKING

• Arts are an essential part of cognitive development.

• New neural pathways are generated through visual exploration.

• Mental planning and scaffolding develops critical thinking skills.

SOCIAL AWARENESS

• Art is a way to communicate emotions and thoughts.

• Sharing creative activities promotes social awareness.

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We also offer tips and presentations to help supplement the learning experience with both teachers and students. Download the links below and check out for yourself!

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