SchoolArts Magazine

FEB 2019

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PAGE SPONSORED BY: A mplifier is a design lab that builds art to amplify the voices of grassroots movements. We work with our community of social change partners to build symbols, language, and distribution strategies that can change the national narrative. We draw from a deep portfolio of artists to commission new art, then take the work and distribute it in unparalleled numbers through creative space hacks, reaching new audiences and driving real change. We flip artists into activists and observers into participants. Our experiments are built on a founda - tion of free and open-source art, the unlimited possibilities within a human-centered design process, and the potentials when analog and digi - tal technology merge. Drawing from a newly formed education cohort of teachers in every state, and Stanford School Media designers, we build campaigns that can and do change the national narrative. Our goal is to reclaim and rebuild an American identity rooted in equal - ity, dignity, diversity, truth, and beauty. At Amplifier, we believe that each piece of art we create and distrib - ute with our partners can be a com- pass that leads us away from the chaos and negativity of this polarizing time. Education Amplifier Program Amplifier delivers messages of hope to those who need it the most through Amplifier our Education Amplifiers project. Today's K–12 students will be the teachers and voters of tomorrow. The path they walk will determine the future, and we will continue to make the signposts marking that path. The Education Amplifier program provides an opportunity for commu- nity-rooted engagement by bringing Amplifier's art, as well as lesson plans and resources, to drive social justice conversations in classrooms across the United States. More than 2,600 teachers are registered for the free pro- gram, who are located in every state in the U.S. and all over the globe. You can register for the 2018–2019 Educa- tion Amplifier program to receive free We the Future artwork and accompa- nying teaching tools to guide discus- sions of social justice and paths to action in your classrooms. Even if you choose not to sign up for Education Amplifier, you can download free posters for your classroom by Amplifier artists such as Shepard Fairey, Rommy Torrico, Munk One, and Kate DeCiccio at W E B L I N K Our goal is to reclaim and rebuild an American identit rooted in equalit , dignit , diversit , truth, and beaut . Register for Free to become an Education Amplifier • Free art downloads and opportu- nities to receive ph sical art packs to help decorat our classroom for educators teaching in the U.S. • Access to the digital Education Amplifier classroom, with lesson plans, teaching tools, and tem- plates to use i our classroom. • Monthl eaching tools for middle- and high-school classrooms built in collaboration with outh lead - ers, their nonprofits, and a net- work of thousands of educators. • Opportunit o our students to participate in the We the Future Op-Ed Open Call, essa s about their visions of the future, exclusive to Education Amplifier cohort classrooms. • Connect to a national network of educators working to empower and develop the next generation of American leaders. • Learn how to bring art, dialogue, and cross-cultural understanding int our classroom b articipat- ing in our free Education Ampli- fier online course. F O C U S I N 42 FEBRUARY 2019 SchoolArts

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