The Arts in Education: Every Child's Right.
Griffin Center for Inspired Instruction® is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit education service organization dedicated to the improvement of learning options for all students, grades Pre-K through 12. Our mission is to engage in strategic collaborations with public agencies, universities, school districts and non-profit organizations to shift paradigms in public instruction through the development and advancement of innovative research-based ideas, processes and programs.
The Center’s principal areas of interest include student access to quality arts education experiences, the learning of creative and critical thinking strategies through integrated instruction, and early language acquisition and literacy development, particularly for disadvantaged student populations.
Our experienced team of consultants, trainers and researchers will custom-tailor our education services to provide 360-degree support for our collaborators. Read more about each type of service in the links above.
Curriculum for children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing in preschool now
The Phoenix Day School for the Deaf is currently (2015-16 school year) working with Griffin Center to implement and revise a curriculum Dr. Atwill has been developing for the past decade. The seven classrooms involved in the project are showing initial signs of improved instructional quality and children's language development.
Recent Award: Griffin Teams with Dramatic Results to Bring Art and Technology to Low-income Students
Arts education provider Dramatic Results and Griffin Center were awarded $2 million to implement an Arts in Education Model Development and Demonstration project in the Long Beach Unified School District. Beginning with the 2015-16 school year, 4th graders in four Title I schools began receiving an intervention that integrates art and technology with math, including a newly developed iPad app!
Grif-fin: A mythical creature of the imagination, half eagle and half lion, the Griffin symbolizes the integration of intelligence and courage. The Griffin's ancient role was to guard sacred treasures, including human knowledge. At the Center we work to inspire teachers to trust their intelligence, improve their instruction, and embrace the courage and creativity needed to open the doors to knowledge for every child.
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