Schools That Work
New Mexico School for the Arts
Santa Fe, NM
A discussion technique based on peer feedback helps students delve into complex texts and develop communication skills.
Learn how New Mexico School for the Arts structures, schedules, and staffs daily support seminars to make their students college and career ready.
Support seminars teach students the skills they need to succeed now—and in the future.
For these arts students—for all students—learning comes from taking risks, making mistakes, and applying feedback.
Increased self-confidence and self-understanding, enhanced communication skills, and improved cognition are among the many reasons for teaching the arts.
Learn to access the right data: the why (why do your students not get it?) and the how (how can you reteach content to stick?).
A technique used at a school for the arts can foster independent learning in other subjects as well.
Teach your students the recipe for success: taking risks, making mistakes, and integrating critical feedback.
Develop your students' ability to self-assess by showing them examples of mastery, equipping them with technical vocabulary, and providing them with opportunities to practice peer critique.