Classroom Connections

Jazzistry creates, adapts and models creative approaches to standard curriculum through collaborative partnerships with the teachers we serve. Prior to meeting with the students Vincent York and Tasha Lebow, founding board member and former PEO Program Manager, meet with teachers to explain Jazzistry’s alignment with state and national curriculum standards.

At this meeting they share Jazzistry’s companion educational materials, our Classroom Connections packet that includes:

  • Jazzistry Introduction
  • Talking Points
  • Jazz Definitions
  • Audience Etiquette Pointers
  • Curriculum Connections for Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Music and
  • Additional Web Resources

The Classroom Connections packet provides teachers with curriculum materials, activities and resources that can be used prior to and following the Artist Visits and Band Presentation and remains a lasting resource for teachers.