About Laura Wixon

Laura Wixon graduated from St. Mary's College of Maryland in 2012 with Bachelors in Art Studio and Art History and English Language. In 2013 she stayed at SMCM and completed the Masters in Teaching Program with endorsements in elementary education, special education, art education k-12, and secondary English education (6-12). She taught as a Language Arts teacher for two years at Bates Middle School before moving into their Arts Integration Specialist position, which she has held the past two years.

How to Cultivate a Mindful Classroom

By | 2017-06-09T10:27:01+00:00 June 1st, 2017|

Have you ever thought about combining yoga with arts integration?  Mary Kay Connerton has done just that with her Stretch Your Wellness curriculum for schools.  Mary Kay and I worked together in the language arts department at an arts [...]

Arts Integration in the Red Zone

By | 2017-06-12T08:34:52+00:00 April 1st, 2017|

The school where I work has a large population of students with emotional disabilities and special learning needs.  Although our classes are not considered “leveled” we do have special advisories, or homeroom groups, that are aimed at helping to [...]