This video was the initiating event for the Units of Study Poetry unit. Our teacher partners had expressed that of all the units, poetry was their least favorite to teach. We used recurring puppet characters who made classroom visits via ZOOM to motivate writing and creativity.
With the inability to present a traditional concert during the pandemic the 'Iolani Orchestra team needed a solution. SPARKed Arts created a scripted, online concert event that combined "live" music with humor, puppet characters, and surprises.