As part of an innovative after-school residency, 5th graders in Newport News have unveiled 3D artistic creations that are the result of weeks of brainstorming, teamwork, and hands-on design. Four teams of students at George J. McIntosh Elementary School created prototypes that address social issues, presenting their models to educators, community leaders, Arts for Learning […]
Via Goode is a former preschool teacher, teacher’s aide, and substitute teacher. She has been a professional storyteller since 2011, headlining hundreds of performances in public and private schools and at various public libraries in Hampton Roads. Via is a member of the Virginia Storytelling Alliance, the National Storytelling Network, and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). After first joining Arts for Learning in 2012, Via was named the Teaching Artist of the year in 2015.
"Today our 1st and 2nd graders enjoyed an engaging folktale presentation titled Tales of Goodness. Ms. Goode with Arts for Learning was great with our students.”
~ Termaine Hopkins, Principal, Waller Mill Elementary School in York County