- PAIGE AND FRIENDS
PAIGE AND FRIENDS
FREE VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP
(on-demand video series)
Culture, music and theatre collide in bite-sized virtual experiences crafted by world-renowned educator and performer Paige Hernandez. Paige and Friends! will include some of Paige’s favorite artistic collaborators as they discuss creativity and dreams for the future. Paige and Friends will feature the mindful and authentic hip hop aesthetic that Paige and her company, B-FLY ENTERTAINMENT are known for. Viewers can expect short plays, dance parties, and more!
Note: due to licensing restrictions, this virtual field trip is open to schools and home educators who would typically be able to attend a school matinee at a Des Moines Performing Arts venue. If you are an Iowa teacher or home educator beyond this geographic radius, please contact email@example.com to explore what is possible.
Self-Awareness: Identifying personal, cultural, and linguistic assets; Identifying one’s emotions; Linking feelings, values, and thoughts; Having a growth mindset; Developing interests and a sense of purpose
Social Awareness: Taking others’ perspectives; Recognizing strengths in others; Demonstrating empathy and compassion
Self-Management: Identifying and using stress-management strategies; Setting personal and collective goals; Showing courage to take initiative
Responsible Decision-Making: Demonstrating curiosity and open-mindedness; Identifying solutions for personal and social problems; Reflecting on one’s role to promote personal, family and community well-being
English Language Arts: Rhyming / Poetry; Spoken Word
Dance and Music: Rhythm; Movement as Self-expression; Artistic Elements of Hip Hop
Social Studies: Cultural expression
21st Century skills: Critical thinking. Creativity. Collaboration. Communication.
World Languages: African – Wolof; European – Portuguese. German. Italian; Asian – Japanese. Mandarin Chinese; Other – Hindi. Russian. Tagalog.
How long is the series?
The Paige and Friends video series has 47 minutes of content total. Each video is approximately 23 minutes.
When can my students view it?
January 4-April 4, 2021
Do you have any supplemental material to accompany the show?
Yes – we will send you additional materials to set context and help your students reflect on the virtual field trip experience.
â€œIntegrating the arts allows me to bring joy and enthusiasm into my teaching. I see such a difference in my students when we have arts integration in our lesson.â€
- Dawn, fifth-grade teacher at Cattell Elementary School, Des Moines