The Elements of Art Anchor Charts

By | 2017-07-08T13:04:19+00:00 July 1st, 2017|

One of the easiest ways to access the arts in the classroom is through the Elements of Art, Music, Drama, Design and Dance.  Each art form has a set of basic elements that are interwoven throughout the curriculum. What's [...]

20 Education 3D Printing Resources

By | 2017-06-09T10:17:38+00:00 June 1st, 2017|

3D Printing is a rapidly changing technology.  So it's no wonder that teachers are sometimes intimidated by this medium.  To help make this all a little more manageable, I've curated a list of 3D printing resources specifically for education. [...]

Creative Experience: Sketchbook Challenges

By | 2017-06-09T10:20:03+00:00 June 1st, 2017|

Sketchbook Challenges are perfect for building your creative skills in a low-stakes way that can be a personal collection of your own artistic growth. What are sketchbook challenges? They are collections of artistic prompts to get your problem-solving creative [...]

K-5 Arts Integration Curriculum Planning Kit

By | 2017-06-09T10:25:08+00:00 June 1st, 2017|

Are you ever frustrated with the lack of time for arts integration in your curriculum?  Lack of time for planning is one of the biggest barriers for most teachers.  This is especially true for you elementary educators who are swamped the [...]

40 STEAM Apps and Websites

By | 2017-06-12T07:45:56+00:00 May 1st, 2017|

We're dubbing 2017 the Summer of Creativity and we want you to join in.  What better way to do that than with some new STEAM apps and websites to explore?  We've found 20 apps and 20 websites that you [...]

Top 20 Books for Teachers in 2017

By | 2017-06-12T07:48:01+00:00 May 1st, 2017|

It's that time of year!  Our annual picks for the top 20 books for teachers have arrived.  Just in time for longer summer days, you can dive into these insightful and perspective-changing reads. This year, our teacher reading list includes selections [...]

Mastering Geometry Concepts With Dance

By | 2017-06-12T08:45:14+00:00 April 1st, 2017|

It is so interesting for me to observe students learning geometry in the elementary classroom simply because it is so different than other math concepts. Students who struggle with math sometimes shine when learning geometry since it is so [...]

A New Twist on Feedback Forms

By | 2017-02-07T10:30:55+00:00 December 30th, 2016|

  Do you know what researchers have discovered to be the most powerful form of assessment for students? High quality feedback. And we're not talking small potatoes when it comes to impact.  High quality feedback can increase student learning [...]