VAIS adopted a new approach to related arts instruction. Rather than the usual music, art and physical education classes, students at VAIS engage in “Global Arts” classes. Three times a week students explore some combination of music, art and/or PE instruction with a focus on the global community. VAIS students are exposed to a variety of globally-influenced related arts and offered an opportunity to explore them in greater depth. Some themes students are exploring this year are Folk Tales Across the Globe, Sports Around the World, Global Architecture.
The purpose is to: