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Kidprov Student Programs

It’s a fact that humor, laughter and novelty unchain the brain’s ability to learn and retain information, not to mention their power to motivate. Kidprov utilizes the art of improvisational comedy to establish a learning environment where participants are engaged, creative and motivated. Educationally entertaining, students return to the classroom energized and ready to learn.

Kidprov - Creativity in Action

“No other times do we get to laugh that loud and that long.”
Rene

Creativity in ACTion

Fluency, flexibility, originality, and elaboration are the keys to the creative process in this experiential, age-appropriate program (grades 3-6). Kidprov brings the art of improvisational comedy into the classroom, deftly integrating curriculum with energetic and participatory activities that exercise the mind while creating a climate of acceptance and cooperation. Improvisation engages a number of Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences including: Bodily-kinesthetic; Interpersonal; Intrapersonal; Linguistic. And it also must be mentioned that it is a whole lot of FUN!

Students will:

-learn techniques of the creative process

-be motivated through improvisation and humor.

-experience the basics of improvisation – acceptance, collaboration, spontaneity, problem solving, active listening

-participate in improvisational activities

Keywords:

-language arts, creativity, team building, critical thinking, communication, listening skills

Kidprov - I Can Create

“I learned that you shouldn’t think of learning for an education as a chore.”
Melanie

I Can Create

Fluency, flexibility, originality, and elaboration are the keys to the creative process in this experiential, age-appropriate program (grades K-3). Kidprov brings the art of improvisational comedy into the classroom, deftly integrating curriculum with energetic and participatory activities that exercise the mind while creating a climate of acceptance and cooperation. Improvisation engages a number of Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences including: Bodily-kinesthetic; Interpersonal; Intrapersonal; Linguistic. And it also must be mentioned that it is a whole lot of FUN!

Students will:

-learn techniques of the creative process

-be motivated through improvisation and humor.

-experience the basics of improvisation – acceptance, collaboration, spontaneity, problem solving, active listening

-participate in improvisational activities

Keywords:

creativity, problem solving, language arts, life skills, team work, respect, character, sharing

Kidprov - Star Relief

“I think you are the most funnest people on earth.” Kelsey

 

STAAR Relief: Language Arts

Kidprov employs the art of improvisational comedy into the classroom environment, deftly integrating the Language Arts curriculum with energetic games that exercise the mind. This program addresses figures of speech, cause and effect, points of view, and prediction all presented through the world of improvisational humor. The program presents energetic and participatory activities that exercise the mind while creating a climate of acceptance and cooperation. Improvisation engages a number of Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences including: Bodily-kinesthetic; Interpersonal; Intrapersonal; Linguistic. And it also must be mentioned that it is a whole lot of FUN!

Students will:

-participate in improvisational activities

-be motivated through improvisation and humor.

-learn skills to help with STARR

-use comprehension skills to listen attentively

-experience the basics of improvisation – acceptance, collaboration, spontaneity, problem solving, active listening

-engage in a multi-sensory approach to learning focusing on specific language arts objectives

Keywords:

STARR, language arts, figures of speech, cause and effect, points of view, predictions, inferencing

Kidprov - Math

“When I grow up I want to be a 5th grade teacher and then join Kidprov.” Gary

STAAR Relief: Math

KIDPROV brings the art of improvisational comedy into the classroom, deftly integrating curriculum with energetic games provide a “brains-on” experience, exploring fractions, measurement, problem solving, and math vocabulary. The program presents energetic and participatory activities that exercise the mind while creating a climate of acceptance and cooperation. Improvisation engages a number of Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences including: Bodily-kinesthetic; Interpersonal; Intrapersonal; Linguistic. And it also must be mentioned that it is a whole lot of FUN!

Students will:

-make math connections to everyday life

-be motivated through improvisation and humor.

-learn skills to help with STARR

-use comprehension skills to listen attentively

-experience the basics of improvisation – acceptance, collaboration, spontaneity, problem solving, active listening

-engage in a multi-sensory approach to learning focusing on specific math objectives

Keywords:

Math, fractions, measurement, problem solving, kinesthetic, team work

Kidprov - Golden Rule Tools

“I might buy you something if you are still here on Christmas.”
Andrea

Golden Rule Tools

KIDPROV employs improvisational comedy to present and reinforce key character-building concepts found in the Golden Rule: honesty, sharing, respect, empathy, responsibility, trust, and the power of words. This program is a refreshing way to be proactive in addressing social responsibility and inclusivity. The program presents energetic and participatory activities that exercise the mind while creating a climate of acceptance and cooperation. Improvisation engages a number of Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences including: Bodily-kinesthetic; Interpersonal; Intrapersonal; Linguistic. And it also must be mentioned that it is a whole lot of FUN!

Students will:

-learn character building characteristics

-be motivated through improvisation and humor.

-participate in a series of improvisations that teach the content of the program

-learn the golden rules

-experience the basics of improvisation – acceptance, collaboration, spontaneity, problem solving, active listening

-engage in a multi-sensory approach to learning

Keywords:

behavior management, social responsibility, team work, empathy, sharing, respect, trust, character, problem solving

Kidprov at Work