Whether you're an experienced arts educator, or a teacher looking for ways to bring life to your curriculum through visual arts, music, drama and dance, this group will provide a place to meet, share, and imagine!

Arts Integration!

Gale Sheaffer

I believe this group needs a new name to stand along side STEM and Technology Integration!

ARTS INTEGRATION!

Gale Sheaffer

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Past District School Board menber; current New Orleans Charter board member

Video of Middle School teacher with dropouts -

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I saw, maybe in the late 1990's, a video (could have been in California) of a middle school teacher recruiting students scoring @ the bottom of the scale. He had them for most of the day, examining artwork (sculpture, paintings, etc.) old and new, teaching art criticism, history, math, chemistry and math!
It was successful! I am looking for the video, the teacher, or any info about that initiative. PLEASE!

Executive Director, Founder of Arts & Learning Conservatory

Introduction

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Hello I am new to this place and found the posts really interesting and informative.....

Kindergarten teacher from Los Angeles, CA

I like to use theater

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I like to use theater whenever we are covering a story. My students and I recently took "Miss Nelson is Missinfg" and adapted it for the small screen. What started off as a class project on school and community became a production that blended technology, music, and dramatic arts, and at the same time, developed reading comprehension, vocabulary, and oral language skills. The students were encouraged to be creative and work collaboratively, and the results have been rewarding to say the least. Take a look...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hY7uTgts3Pc

Executive Director, Founder of Arts & Learning Conservatory

Noticing The Shining Star In Every Child

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Every child is a star in their own but we as a parents need to find their hidden talent and help them nurture this. If your kid is interested in arts, crafts or music support him and take him ahead. You never know you might be nurturing a star!!!!!!!

Band teacher from Bowling Green, Ohio

Arts integration is only part

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Arts integration is only part of what I do. I do think it's important, but the art for art's sake is equally important.

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