Teaching Creativity and Innovation

The Étude Group is part of the Sheboygan Area School District and operates three charter schools: The Elementary School for the Arts and Academics (grades kindergarten to five). The Mosaic School (grades six to eight), and IDEAS Academy (grades nine to twelve). The Étude Group focuses on teaching students the content and skills necessary to be successful in a world that increasingly values creativity and innovation.


ESAA Elementary

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The Mosaic School

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IDEAS Academy

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The Étude Sessions

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News

Madison trip offers juniors a close look at college options

IDEAS Academy Class of 2016 woke early for a day in Madison on April 15. First stop was the University of Wisconsin for a general overview and campus walking tour. 

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First morning on the farm

This week we visited Higher Grounds Farm near Plymouth. It is the farm of Mike an Christal Mulder (Ms. Kimme's niece and nephew-in-law).

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Drama class brings literacy to life

dramakslide One of the ways that children naturally direct their own learning is through dramatic play. Left to their own devices, kids will often devise imaginative games in which they take on roles and act out the relationships between characters they create. Whether it's adventuring as knights and princesses, prowling the jungle as real or mythological animals, or just playing house, acting things out helps children explore the world around them and develop a deeper understanding of human relationships. Drama brings the body, voice, and imagination together into a whole-person activity that can connect with a variety of learners, so it's easy to see why it performs such a natural role in human development. In fact, recent studies have shown that dramatic play is one of the primary ways that humans develop empathy; by inhabiting the role of someone else, children begin to comprehend the existence of perspectives other than their own.

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Events

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Apr
22
ESAA Footlights — Camille A. Brown & Dancers
When: April 22 2015 - April 22 2015
Time: 9:15 am - 11:00 am

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Apr
22
IDEAS: Footlights - Camille A. Brown & Dancers
When: April 22 2015 - April 22 2015
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

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Apr
23
ESAA Footlights — Camille A. Brown & Dancers
When: April 23 2015 - April 23 2015
Time: 9:15 am - 11:00 am