Alex Wright

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Alex Wright

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(205) 719-0946
My goal as an Arts Educator is to help students tap into the wellspring of creative potential that is unique to each of them as individuals. An education in the Arts helps students learn to enhance their individual expression, creative thinking and the innovative skills needed to succeed at the next level of education and the job market as a whole. Music is an intuitive skill that each of us possess whether we know it or not. When our favorite song comes on our bodies involuntarily move whether it be in a full on dance, head nod or a foot tap. This sensation has a direct concrete correlation with Math. With every head nod and toe tap our bodies are instinctively identifying fractions that create the pulse of the song. This innate physical understanding of numerical division is a human skill that can be taken beyond music and converted into money management, measurement, percentages, etc. I actively work to help students understand this ability and learn to apply Music Math to enhance their understanding of fractions and how they relate to everyday mathematic problem solving. I also know from personal experience how important creative writing can be. I used to dread English class and lacked overall confidence in my writing until I took a creative writing class. All of the sudden writing was no longer my enemy but a welcomed friend that helped me express my thoughts. I utilize songwriting, poetry and free association techniques to help students explore the depths of their own inner voice and learn to let that voice sing through their writing. Other more specific Arts Programs that I provide include Music Theory, Musicianship and Audio Engineering. These corses are more tailored for students who wish to expand these skillsets for the college level. I am a firm believer that every student deserves a well rounded education. As an Arts Educator I will do my part to make sure that every student gets the chance to unlock their own unique creativity and learn to apply it so that they can flourish in the classroom and beyond as they graduate into their adult lives.