A NĀ MEA HAWAI’I THROUGH ARTS
Nā Mea Hawai’i, translates to “All things Hawaiian”.
Arts integration is defined by the Kennedy Center as “an approach to teaching in which students construct and demonstrate understanding through an art form. Students engage in a creative process which connects an art form and another subject and meets evolving objectives in both” (Silverstein & Layne, 2010, p. 1).
Arts Integrations Framework
Leader in me : schools around the world are adopting leader in me to address common global education challenges.
These challenges include preparing students for a global economy and equipping them with skills to successfully navigate a world of constant change and choice. Additionally, principles embodied in Leader in Me, such as The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® and The 4 Disciplines of Execution®, transcend cultural boundaries with their universality, preparing every kind of student for what lies ahead.
Public Charter School
Charter schools are public, tuition-free schools that are open to all students. Often operated independently from the traditional school district, charter schools provide high-quality instruction from teachers who have the autonomy to design a classroom that fits their students’ needs. They are led by dynamic principals who have the flexibility to create a school culture that fosters student performance and parent satisfaction.