Holidays and Celebrations2020-08-21T13:15:27-07:00

ISSUE #9 • DECEMBER 2017

Holidays and Celebrations

This is the season of celebrations, activities and a whole lot of excitement in schools. But sometimes, it can be tricky to know how and when to celebrate various cultures. In this issue, we’re sharing ideas, strategies and lessons that both explore and expand these conversations.

 

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SEL and the Arts: Self-Management

Brianne Gidcumb | December 2017 SEL and the Arts: Self-Management For the past couple of months, we have been looking at the connection between social-emotional learning and the arts. Social [...]

To Celebrate or Not to Celebrate?

Deirdre Moore | December 2017 To Celebrate or Not to Celebrate? I recently received an email from one of my schools regarding their annual Halloween Parade. Like many schools, it has [...]

Keep Holiday Art Projects Real!

Dolph Petris | December 2017 Keep Holiday Art Projects Real! As we enter this holiday time of year, arts integration in the classroom doesn’t have to become reduced to meaningless [...]

Telling Stories with Sound

May Dagani | December 2017 Telling Stories with Sound Sound is all around us.  It surrounds us as we go about our daily lives.  At any given moment we could [...]

Mapping Pattern: A Trepak Listening Map

Brianne Gidcumb | December 2017 Mapping Pattern: A Trepak Listening Map Earlier this year, we explored how listening maps are a visual representation of a piece of music. It's also a great strategy that [...]

A Case for Culinary Arts

Jaime Patterson | December 2017 A Case for Culinary Arts Tucked away in a corner of our originally-a-bomb-shelter middle school, next to the technology lab, stood a room lined with [...]

Looking for the Lonely

Lauren Hodson | December 2017 Looking for the Lonely It is difficult sometimes to find the time to address the silent thoughts of our students. We are always running around [...]

Documenting Learning with Hallway Displays

Amanda Koonlaba | December 2017 Documenting Learning with Hallway Displays Old School Way Back in the day, teachers would decorate the bulletin boards in the hallways with cute little cut-outs, [...]

Celebrate the Hour of Code

Dyan Branstetter | December 2017 Celebrate the Hour of Code Coding. Before I really knew much about it, I pictured it as programmers sitting behind individual computer screens, feverishly thinking and [...]

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