North Kingstown teacher honored with 2021 Arts Education Leadership Award



Quidnessett Elementary School art teacher Danielle Daglieri-Singh is the recipient of Artsonia’s 2021 Arts Education Leadership Award. The award honors pioneers in the arts education community who continually inspire their peers and engage students.

The peers of Daglieri-Singh and Artsonia selected her from among thousands of instructors as one of the 15 national winners of this award.

According to an Artsonia press release, Daglieri-Singh is in his fifteenth year as an art teacher and his thirteenth year teaching at the North Kingstown School Department. She is a passionate teacher who believes that arts education is an essential part of a child’s education.

“Seeing the impact of the visual arts on education inspired my career as an arts educator,” Daglieri-Singh said in a statement. “Decades of research show that arts education fosters strong links with the school curriculum. This method of integrating the visual arts allows students of all different learning styles to access a rich curriculum that teaches 21st century skills.

Daglieri-Singh is one of thousands of art teachers from over 100 countries around the world who use Artsonia to showcase their students’ art, distribute lesson plans and help raise funds for their classrooms. class. Artsonia, the world’s largest online student art museum with over 80 million works of art, enables family and friends of student artists to create and purchase organic memorabilia of student art , then donate 20% of all income to the local art class.

“Artsonia has been a great tool for connecting parents and guardians to events in the art room,” said Daglieri-Singh. “I found it to be a great tool for building confidence. Additionally, students are able to form a digital portfolio of their work at the elementary level and beyond. “

The Artsonia Arts Education Leadership Award 2021 is a way to honor passionate and dedicated instructors who teach their students to create and value art, produce innovative lessons, and continually motivate their peers on Artsonia.

“Artsonia strives to provide art educators with a platform to inspire each other,” said Jim Meyers, CEO and co-founder of the company. “We couldn’t prosper without the commitment and ingenuity of teachers like Danielle who use their online gallery and lesson plans to motivate others. This Arts Education Leadership Award is a way for us to recognize hardworking and passionate people who help our children cherish art and cultivate their creative side.

Artsonia is the world’s largest online collection of student art and a destination for thousands of art educators in over 100 countries around the world. The website keeps 80 million student artwork (and it’s not over). Artsonia works with teachers to create online school art galleries and student art portfolios. Parents and loved ones can view the art online, leave comments, and order keepsakes featuring the artwork. As part of its mission, Artsonia donates 20% of merchandise income directly to local classrooms. Since 2000, he has donated over $ 11 million.

One of Common Sense Education 2020’s top learning choices, Artsonia inspires students and promotes the sharing of art with its weekly Artist of the Week campaign and online gift shop, while helping fund education programs. art from local schools.

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