In Poway OnStage’s Virtual Field Trip celebrating Black History Month, Jazzy Ash will introduce students to the musical stylings of zydeco, jazz, blues and swing in her energetic and engaging concert. She draws out the roots of West African song traditions, rhythms and games. Extension activities include interactive Instrument Match game, a storybook reading and a visual art lesson.
Poway OnStage’s Virtual Field Trips are:
• Interactive • Turn-key • Self-paced • Aligned with VAPA standards
Each Field Trip includes:
•Tour of the Poway Center for Performing Arts
• Pre-Recorded Performance
• VAPA Extension Activities
Available in English and Spanish
FREE to San Diego County residents and schools*
(Click “San Diego County Sign Up” Below)
For residents and schools outside of San Diego County, the following fees apply:
$15 – Individual/Family Access
$25 – Single Class Access
$100 – Full School Access
(Click “National Sign Up” Below)
* All San Diego Area Schools, Homeschools and Families are eligible for grant-funded scholarships for FREE Access to our Virtual Field Trip Programs.
Your Virtual Field Trip Access includes:
Interactive Study Guide Materials including an Instrument Match Game
Jazzy Ash Performance Video
Extension Activities including:
Jazzy Ash Music Video
Sevens Rhythm Workshop
Visual Art Workshop
All content is pre-recorded and can be used anytime between February 1-26, 2021.
See Additional Virtual Field Trip FAQ’s below.
About Jazzy Ash: Ashli St. Armant is a celebrated vocalist, writer, arts educator, and founder of Leaping Lizards Music, a music and theater education program for students, preschool through twelfth grade. She tours the United States with her band, Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards, performing jazz for young audiences. Together they have performed at numerous venues including Lincoln Center and Sprout Network (NBC), produced four albums, and have been featured by NPR and LA Times. She is from California “by way of New Orleans”
Virtual Field Trip FAQ’s
Q: What is the specific day/time of the field trip? Is there any live content?
A: Everything is pre-recorded, to provide maximum flexibility and equitable accessibility across learning platforms. It is all securely hosted on a password protected section of our website and is available for a three-week period. You can assign it whenever fits best for your students.
Q: Can the lesson be done over multiple sessions, or is the link/password limited to a single use?
A: The link and password will work any time and as many times during the Field Trip period.
Q: Does the field trip need to be given as an independent student activity or can I Zoom my kids through it all together?
A: We want you to use the materials in the format that works best for your students. We do ask that you have your students individually complete the pre- and post- forms. They give us valuable data for our grant reports and the exit worksheet also asks questions that help complete some of the VAPA standards. If your students are working through the field trip on their own device, these elements are embedded. If you plan to Zoom your kids through the field trip together, we will provide direct links to the surveys so you can assign them separately.
Q: Once I have the link, is it ok to preview the field trip so that I can best prepare my students and families for the activities?
A: Yes, please explore the content and figure out what works best for your class! The “map” is provided at the beginning of the Field Trip to help students navigate if you assign activities over multiple classes.
Q: Is my class limited to just one Virtual Field Trip per year, or can we attend multiple trips?
A: You are welcome to sign-up for all the trips that are appropriate for your grade level. (And thank you for your interest in sharing the arts with your students!)
Q: My class grade level is above/below the recommended span of the Field Trip, can we still attend?
A: The grade level spans are set with input from the artists as well as VAPA standards for each grade level. If you are ONE grade above or below the recommended level, it will probably still be appropriate. Please keep in mind that younger students may need additional guidance with some of the activities and navigating the platform and older students may not have their VAPA standards fully met with the program. If you do sign-up, we encourage you to navigate through the trip prior to assigning it to your students in order to figure out how you may need to supplement or adapt it for your students.
Monday February 1st, 2021 - Friday February 26th, 2021
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