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Texas ASCD Annual Conference 2017


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Monday, October 30 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Language and the Arts: The Keys to Cognition

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In Arlington ISD, the Corey & Jones Fine Arts and Dual Language Academies are using the power of linguistics and arts integration to increase cognition. Both schools use a 50/50 Two-Way Dual Language Immersion model (Spanish), Mandarin Chinese (FLES), and Fine Arts integration including Music, Art, Theatre, Dance, and Piano. The presentation will focus on the benefits of arts and language integration to cognition and learning and will highlight student achievement in the model.

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avatar for KATIUSKA HERRADOR

KATIUSKA HERRADOR

Principal, JONES ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS & DUAL LANGUAGE
I am the proud principal of Jones Academy in Arlington ISD, where we bring learning to life through language, culture, music, dance, theatre and art. I am very blessed to lead an innovative, student-centered team of teachers. I have a passion for public education, language acquis... Read More →
avatar for Matt Varnell

Matt Varnell

Principal, Corey Academy
I am an energetic and experienced principal looking for innovative ways to bring school choice into the public sector. I am very proud to be a part of the innovative Fine Arts and Dual Language Experience at The Dean P. Corey Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language in Arlington IS... Read More →



Monday October 30, 2017 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Arboretum 4

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