Offer students a creative, collaborative atmosphere similar to a Parisian cafe or artist's studio. Here are six tips for bringing the Left Bank to your classroom.
An effective art museum visit begins with teaching students art history, getting them to consider multiple perspectives, and applying the idea of close reading to visual literacy.
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Teachers can inspire students by bringing the lives and works of contemporary artists into the classroom.
Symonds Elementary's music, art, PE, and media teachers weave their practices into the fabric of the community, getting to know each student while enriching the school culture.
Teachers can inspire out-of-box thinking for students by using problem-based learning, art, music, and inquiry-based feedback.
Bob Lenz profiles how a California elementary school used music, dance, and visual arts to connect the content-learning in all its classrooms.
Michael Michalko explains that everyone is an artist and that it takes belief and persistence to nurture this quality. He offers seven principles about creative thinking that he wishes he'd known as a student.
The Rappin' Mathematician presents a step-by-step guide to creating an academic rhyme.
Former engineering professor and executive director of the Maker Education Initiative describes how the Maker Movement is engaging STEM students in new ways.
Songs with lyrics are often considered a teaching tool of yesterday, but it could come in handy when developing social and emotional skills in your students.
A game-based unit includes structures, themes, and mechanisms for trial and error.
Schools draw on the community to bring art and music to students.
Teach your students the recipe for success: taking risks, making mistakes, and integrating critical feedback.
Tucson, Arizona, elementary schools find success by infusing arts into every discipline.