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Planning for Success: Arts Integration Unit Collaboration

We will share how we (music and visual arts teachers) approach unit planning and reflection with our invested grade level teams in order to ensure implementation with fidelity, engagement, and JOY. Supporting Documents: Artful Learning Unit Collaboration Contacts:...

Spotlight on Arts Integration: Connecting with Communities

We will walk through how we (two music teachers) approach arts integration with our communities by sharing our students’ learning and creations with their families, the student body, and the wider community. Visual Art/Music Big Rocks Standards: Create...

Indonesian Arts Integration Unit

Students at Badger in grades 3-6 spent a few months learning about music, dancing, instruments, and puppetry from Bali, West Java, and Sumatra in Indonesia. Culture bearers, Dewa Adnyana and Indah Erdmann (Bali and West Java, respectively) and Professor Sonja Downing...

Coding with Sphero for Light Graffiti

Students will learn how to use coding blocks in the EDU app to change direction, speed and light color on the Sphero robots. They will then run their programs in a dark room and record the path using an open shutter to create a Light Painting. Supporting Documents: ...

Sphero Kindergarten Color Mixing

Students will learn how to mix the secondary colors using Spheros in hula hoops to create large circular compositions.  Students will use Bolts and Sparks to learn how to use the joy stick to free draw and to draw shapes on a grid. Supporting Documents:  Sphero Mixing...