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Teach beyond the classroom! The Van Wezel Schooltime Performances present high quality, nationally and internationally renowned artists and performances for area students. These theatrical adventures bring curriculum to life! Programs are carefully selected to correspond with Common Core and Florida's Next Generation Sunshine State Standards and Benchmarks.

To assist you in deciding which of our exciting performances to choose, each performance has a STUDY GUIDE available for review. NEW THIS YEAR! The Van Wezel will create a specific Common Core driven lesson for each production- available as a Safari Live video conference lesson AND downloadable for teacher use!

Schooltime Performance tickets are $7 for students, teachers, and chaperones. For every 10 tickets purchased, Teachers will receive 1 complimentary ticket that may be given to a student or chaperone in need. The Van Wezel Foundation generously provides reimbursement to public schools unable to pay for transportation. Reimbursement for busing may be limited by the availability of grant funding. Requests will be honored on a first come first served basis.

Van Wezel Education Department proudly participates in EdExploreSRQ, a Sarasota County School District website to connect classrooms to community arts, science, and culture organizations.

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2013-2014 Schooltime Performance Brochure
Recommended for K-12

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
8:00 P.M.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
8:00 P.M.

Running Time 55-60 minutes

Next Season the Van Wezel is excited to provide schools with access to Common Core & More! Each show was selected for its connection to Common Core standards, whether through classic children’s literature, problem solving math skills, or literacy in science or social studies text. 

As a teacher, we know you are always looking for new and engaging ways to introduce or review classroom content. Each production provides an accompanying study guide that connects content to Common Core English/Language Arts (ELA) or Math standards.
To further provide rich learning experiences, the Van Wezel is creating a unique Common Core lesson to supplement study materials for EACH PRODUCTION! These lessons and more will be offered as complimentary Safari Live explorations for classes registered for a Schooltime Performance.
Stay tuned to our website to access the online brochure and download order forms and study materials!

Check out  EdExploreSRQ for a sneak peak at our Schooltime Offerings next season!

Want information or an order form now? Contact 941.955.7676 ext. 2243

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Download Study Guide K-5

The Math Maniac Show
Recommended for K-6

Performance Location: Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
Thursday, October 17, 2013
10:00 A.M.

Performance Location: Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
Thursday, October 17, 2013
11:45 A.M.

Running Time 55-60

*Audience Participation!*

Get your students CRAZY about Math! If you want to add fun, subtract boredom, multiply test scores and keep your students’ undivided attention, then The Math Maniac Show is your answer to an A+ educational program. It’s a fact, when students have fun LEARNING happens and this performance will keep them listening, laughing and learning … no boredom here! Whether students are PREVIEWING, LEARNING or REVIEWING the material not one precious minute of classroom time is wasted, not one learning opportunity is lost! Funny, entertaining and educational – this Van Wezel Schooltime Performance of The Math Maniac Show is a whole new way for students to discover the awesome possibilities of mathematics!

Curricula tie-ins: Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Mathematics

Producer(s): Scene Magazine/Jacqueline M. Lewis The Seth Bonder Foundation
Co-producer(s): Jaguar Educational - Posters & Banners