Planning Ahead2020-08-21T13:26:54-07:00

ISSUE #4 • JULY 2017

Planning Ahead

Even in the summer, teachers are busy with curriculum planning for the new school year. Finding the balance between reflecting on previous years and creating exciting new lessons is key. In this issue, we’re sharing ideas for building integration into your curriculum and honoring what you already have. Dig in!



Get Moving!

Strategies Get Moving! 4 Min Read  •  Dance So, you’ve got about six weeks left before you’re back at work for the 2017-18 school year. Most of your [...]

Blogging for Arts Advocacy

Resources & Tools Blogging for Arts Advocacy 4 Min Read  •  Social Media I started blogging about five years ago. Honestly, it was just a vague thought I'd [...]

Finding Your Balance

Resources & Tools Finding Your Balance 4 Min Read  •  Inspiration Summer is here!  Time for a little R&R after a long hard year.  Teachers work hard - [...]

Notans: Arts Integration Idea

Approaches Notans: Arts Integration Idea 1 Min Read  •  Arts Integration Notans are perfect for symmetry, problem solving, critical thinking, Elements of Art, and can fit into any [...]

Algorithms and the Arts

Resources & Tools Algorithms and the Arts 4 Min Read  •  Technology Monet, Van Gogh, Warhol… all of these names sound familiar, right? What about ‘The Next Rembrandt?’ [...]

Educator as Artist

Resources & Tools Educator as Artist 4 Min Read  •  Inspiration “Oh, you are going to the Kusama Infinity Room at the Hirshorn this weekend?” “I wish I [...]

Integrating Music with Sound Stories

Strategies Integrating Music with Sound Stories 4 Min Read  •  Music Sound stories were some of my favorite activities for students in my days as an elementary general [...]

The Importance of Starting Small

Organization The Importance of Starting Small 3 Min Read  •  Literacy Teachers love their summer breaks.  It is a time to relax, recharge, reflect, and for many of [...]

Small in Size, Big in Learning

Online Resources Small in Size, Big in Learning 3 Min Read  •  Technology You never know when inspiration may strike. Always be aware. Over this past year I [...]

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