The Artist-Teacher Partnership

Tweet I am happy to welcome Joan Weber for this guest post.  Joan comes with a lot of experience in theater, the arts and in school reform through the arts.  Here she shares her experiences teaming teachers up with artists to make integration work!  Check out Joan’s website and follow her on Twitter. ~EMP In […]

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Making Connections Through the Arts (Part II) – Ideas

Tweet This is the second guest post by @michelleK107 about “Making Connections Through the Arts”.  Here she walks you through a unit she does with her students to illustrate just how she puts theory into practice.  You will surely be inspired by what she does and the ideas she gives!  Please be sure to check […]

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PLaiC – Experience, Reflect, Apply

Tweet This past week, a group of teachers that work in my district got together for our monthly (3 months strong!) PLaiC meeting.  This is a PLC (Professional Learning Community) session that centers around Arts Integration.  The format for this session was different than that in the past and I believe it was very effective.  […]

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What Teachers DO When They are NOT with Students

Tweet It can be quite a discussion when negotiations come around.  How much “prep” time do we allow teachers to have?  How much “free” time should they get a week?  How much time away from students do they really need each day? Regardless of how much time we teachers have during the school day, it […]

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Teach Free and Thrive

Tweet We have all heard this… The what is in the standards … the how is up to you This is why I do what I do every day. I love the freedom in taking the standards I need to cover and making them my own, developing lessons and units that meet the needs of […]

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Go Paperless – Write on Your Desk!

Tweet A few weeks ago, I pledged online through Twitter to “Go Paperless” for Earth Day. Soon after, I told my students about it and they were so excited! They immediately started to offer ideas and suggestions of how we could Go Paperless for an entire day. “We can work on the computers,” said one […]

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Erosion Blues

Tweet This past week, my students and I had a great experience as we created a makeshift recording studio in our school and recorded an original piece of music: The Erosion Blues. It is a great example of integration, collaboration and freedom in structure. Integration: The blues was meant to be a culminating project for […]

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Balancing Testing with Creativity

Tweet Our MCAS test begins today. Three days of testing in ELA (English Language Arts). Today, students are asked to write a personal narrative and the other two days, students will be given all other means of ELA testing: reading selections, multiple choice, essay response (open response), grammar, conventions, etc. I do agree with these […]

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Musical Experiences – Composing in the Classroom

Tweet In the spirit of Music in Our Schools month, I would like to reflect some more on how music can build community, this time through composition. With MCAS (Massachusetts’s high stakes test) next week, I think it is necessary to give my students a balance of testing with play. We WILL go outside and […]

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