Participants
Principal: Dr. Charles Kyle
Artists: Mike Bancroft and Javier Lara
Teachers: Nellie Windsor and Juan Fernandez

Curriculum
Strong arts learning: As part of study of Latino cultures, students drew avocados, drew images of ancient cultures, photo-documented their families, and produced an extraordinary video.

Challenging academic content: Students studied the language and lifestyles of ancient cultures and their own families.

Cultural knowledge and pride: Cultural identity specifically addressed in the unit.

Creation of a community in the school: Students excited about the project. One of the artists found orienting himself to school culture challenging. Teachers showed active leadership. Addresses community development issues: Students documented their community.

Addresses community development issues: Students documented their community.

Connections made to community: Video shown at El Barrio Art Fest.

Curriculum Documentation: Model curriculum documentation, with photographs, assessments and bibliography.