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Arts Integration “frame of mind”

Arts Integration “frame of mind”

Being an Arts Integration teacher is more than just planning awesome lessons.  It's more than taking classes and attending retreats.  It's way more than picking the right objectives and assessments that will match multiple content areas all at once. Being a true Arts...

Put the A in SEAL

Put the A in SEAL

SEAL or Social-Emotional Artistic Learning is the newest program coming out of The Inspired Classroom.  Following the principles of true arts integration and the natural connections between arts and social-emotional learning, SEAL acts to fully integrate the...

Art Integration Does all That?

Art Integration Does all That?

Enjoy this great reflection about arts integration from Repeater Retreater Eileen Peyton.  ~EMP Opening up my email, I’m hoping there is NOT a notice of yet another meeting when I see the announcement for the summer art retreat.  Great, I am only 17 credits from...

Global Education & the ARTS

Global Education & the ARTS

This guest post comes from a "repeater retreater" (TAR17 and WTAR18)  and HS Arts Teacher, Aileen Maconi who is passionate about global education. Aileen is also presenting at the 2018 Arts Integration and STEAM Retreat!  ~EMP The Need for Global Education in Our...

A Parent Volunteer Sees #artsint

A Parent Volunteer Sees #artsint

The assignment:  Create a story where you are put into a situation where you need to explain what arts integration is, why you do it and/or why it's important.  #artsadvocacy My story is a short narrative about a parent volunteer who comes to help out but really has...

Technology in the Classroom

The Part Arts Play in Today’s Learning

The Part Arts Play in Today’s Learning

Education Yesterday and Today The world continues to change at a rapid pace and there’s a constant buzz in education about closing the global achievement gap and developing 21st century skills. Education is changing to meet these needs.  Focus on new, global skills...

How 3D Printers Can Transform the Classroom

There have been many technological and curriculum transformations of the classroom since formal education was created. But two of the biggest changes in tech and lesson planning are having a unique convergence. For many educators, what was once touted as STEM has...

Art at a Science Museum

Art at a Science Museum

Over the summer I was finally able to bring my family to the Boston Museum of Science. My kids are at the perfect age to enjoy and explore the exhibits and activities: everything from the dinosaurs to the electricity, the explorations of sound and space. We saw a show...

7 Smart Ways to Use Creative Writing Apps in Teaching

7 Smart Ways to Use Creative Writing Apps in Teaching

Any writing is art, and it requires thinking outside the box. A good teacher involves kids in the world of creation and keeps them excited about what they do. Today, with technology development ahead of the curve you can inspire and engage your students easy as pie....

8 Great Ways to Use Google for Education

8 Great Ways to Use Google for Education

In this computerized era, Google is the most commonly used tool in everyday life; from starting a day with Google News to saying good night to a friend using Hangouts, many things can be done with Google. It is basically a search engine enabling everyone to connect...

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