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Get Moving! Math Warm-Ups through CLR and Creative Movement

Arts Integration and CLR (culturally and linguistically responsive) teaching fosters many pathways to understanding, particularly as learners acquire academic language. Participants will integrate creative movement with math comparisons and place value over grade...

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...

Structuring Student-to-Student Feedback

Creating a culture of giving, accepting, and applying peer feedback is most effective when structured specifically for a piece of work/performance. By teaching them the process of using feedback points, students are better equipped to offer timely, specific, and...

Soft Landing/Visual Learning: Arts Integration Made Easy!

Soft Landings are important in any year, but in times of virtual learning, the connections made during class meetings or soft landings can be even more important and impactful for our students. Here are some easy and engaging ways to connect with students, to help...