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The Ducks & Us Songbook Movie
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The Ducks & Us Songbook is a mini-movie that incorporates environmental and social-emotional learning—as well as reading and emotion literacy—through the art forms of music, lyrical story-telling, 2D illustration, animation and video.
A diverse artists' collaboration, The Ducks & Us Songbook Movie adds a visual element to The Ducks & Us Song thanks to Art Institute of Seattle interns. Contact ELA for cultural or environmental program application info.
Art Institute of Seattle interns: Catherine McConnell, Reese Kindle, Haley Karnes, Nikki Nopens
(One 1) Month Digital viewing rights to stream Ducks and Us and download-able study guide insert
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Ducks & Us
“ The Ducks and Us learning tool connects the arts, youth, and ecology in an innovative and exciting way to bring an important message...it would be great if this awesome song became a ‘standard’ song kids grow up singing."
Heidi Narte, Senior Gardener
Seattle Parks and Recreation
Emotion Literacy Advocates (ELA) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization comprised of a group of generative artists and social activists in Seattle who came together at the turn of the millennium to further ELA's mission: to create learning forums for insight into emotion through language and the arts.