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.
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.
Here are just a few of the many opportunities that music offers for numeracy, literacy, creativity, and kinesthetic learning in elementary classrooms.
Creativity is a great way to quickly transition into summer and begin to relax. Teachers, check out these ideas for getting your art on.
From PBL to ZBL, Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller explores a new twist to project-based learning: the pedagogical benefits of Zombies!
The Rappin' Mathematician presents a step-by-step guide to creating an academic rhyme.
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.
Former engineering professor and executive director of the Maker Education Initiative describes how the Maker Movement is engaging STEM students in new ways.
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.
Tucson, Arizona, elementary schools find success by infusing arts into every discipline.