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Founder and Artistic Director

Russian

Founder, Educational Outreach Program

Classika Theatre

Founder and Artistic Director

Classika Theatre

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ChannelOne.com

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"American kids are not taught this way," Inna Shapiro, the group's Russian founder, told the Associated Press."It was all new to them."

It's as simple as getting children up out of their seats and giving them a part to play, Shapiro said.
Educators say the unorthodox teachings resulted in higher scores on the state's standardized tests.Fourth graders in Virginia are required to pass the state's Standards of Learning, or SOL.


NY EdJobs.org

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"American kids are not taught this way," said Inna Shapiro, the group's Russian founder and artistic director, referring to Slavova's constant demand for discipline, clear speech and the ability to recite facts."It was all new to them."

Shapiro said her secret is simple: Get children on their feet and give them a part to play.
"By hearing it and repeating it many times, they understand it," she said.


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"WETA's Hometown Heroes" Features Inna Shapiro

Washington, D.C. - Inna Shapiro, founder and artistic director of Classika Theatre in Arlington, is the focus of a month-long "WETA's Hometown Heroes" profile airing in April.WETA selected Shapiro for her dedication to improving literacy through the creation of innovative programs in local public schools.Her profile premieres Friday, April 2, just before "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" at 7 p.m., on WETA TV 26 and will repeat throughout the month.
Shapiro emigrated from Russia to the United States 25 years ago, learning English after she arrived.Since then, she has not only mastered the language but has championed literacy in area schools through the development and implementation of programs that aid 700 at-risk students in Arlington and Alexandria each week.
Shapiro started Classika Theatre's educational outreach program to help students improve literacy skills, develop individual study patterns and enhance performance on standardized tests.
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In addition to creating programs for schools, Shapiro has created numerous thought-provoking productions for school-age children at Classika Theatre.She has adapted popular children's books to the stage, such as The Little Prince, Karlsson on the Roof and The King's Stag.Shapiro's belief that high-quality literary works can help children cultivate a life-long passion for books and reading has encouraged her to make such works a staple in Classika Theatre's season.Other efforts to engage children in theatrical productions include her development of Classika's Green Parrot Puppet Theatre.Visit weta.org/heroes to learn more about Shapiro, and to support or learn more about the Classika Theatre, visit www.classika.org.


WETA Press Release: FOUNDER OF CLASSIKA THEATRE WORKS WITH LOCAL SCHOOLS TO IMPROVE LITERACY THROUGH THE ARTS

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"WETA's Hometown Heroes" Features Inna Shapiro

Washington, D.C. - Inna Shapiro, founder and artistic director of Classika Theatre in Arlington, is the focus of a month-long "WETA's Hometown Heroes" profile airing in April.WETA selected Shapiro for her dedication to improving literacy through the creation of innovative programs in local public schools.Her profile premieres Friday, April 2, just before "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" at 7 p.m., on WETA TV 26 and will repeat throughout the month.
Shapiro emigrated from Russia to the United States 25 years ago, learning English after she arrived.Since then, she has not only mastered the language but has championed literacy in area schools through the development and implementation of programs that aid 700 at-risk students in Arlington and Alexandria each week.
Shapiro started Classika Theatre's educational outreach program to help students improve literacy skills, develop individual study patterns and enhance performance on standardized tests.These goals are accomplished through three unique programs designed by Shapiro - Literacy Through Arts (LITarts), Social Studies: VA Education Through Arts (SS VETA) and ARTsmarts.
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In addition to creating programs for schools, Shapiro has created numerous thought-provoking productions for school-age children at Classika Theatre.She has adapted popular children's books to the stage, such as The Little Prince, Karlsson on the Roof and The King's Stag.Shapiro's belief that high-quality literary works can help children cultivate a life-long passion for books and reading has encouraged her to make such works a staple in Classika Theatre's season.Other efforts to engage children in theatrical productions include her development of Classika's Green Parrot Puppet Theatre.Visit weta.org/heroes to learn more about Shapiro, and to support or learn more about the Classika Theatre, visit www.classika.org.


Hometown Heroes - All The Heroes

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Inna Shapiro This founder of Classika Theatre works with local schools to improve literacy through the arts.April, 2004.[photo: Inna Shapiro]

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