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Cultural Diversity through the Arts

How to use the Arts to explore cultural diversity in your classroom

“Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common. Celebrate it every day” – Unknown Below are five ideas for using the classroom-ready resources freely available on ARTS:LIVE to engage your students in this important topic. 1.   Explore samba-style rhythms with junk percussion Target age group: Years 5–6 Art form(s): Music, Visual Arts Available: 16 × 45 minute lessons Samba … Read more

2017 Adobe Certified Associate World Championships

The 2017 Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) World Championship is now open for students between ages 13-22 to enter. For this design challenge, students are given a real-world brief for which you will create material using Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and/or Illustrator. The Song Room is proud to be the 2017 charity partner for this amazing competition. … Read more

Create Site Specific Theatre

Easy ways to create site-specific theatre

Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) and The Song Room have partnered to create an ARTS:LIVE resource focusing on site-specific theatre. Our new Plan a Performance course features the Site-Specific Work activity, rich in contemporary contexts but inspiring students to delve deep into history. Members of ATYP took to Sydney’s docks to demonstrate what makes a … Read more