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Historical Figures Mashup Lesson

By | 2017-06-09T10:30:38+00:00 June 1st, 2017|

Who doesn't love a good mashup?  From Madonna to Zombies, mashups are a way into pop culture and lead to big opportunities for creative expression. In today's free high school arts integration lesson, we're using those mashups to help [...]

Constellation Dance STEAM Lesson

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

In this lesson for grades 3-5, we're pairing science standards focusing on representing data in graphical displays with choreographed movement sequences.  Naturally, the patterns of constellations in the sky "move" as the earth rotates.  Dance can be a very [...]

Proportionate People STEAM Lesson

By | 2017-06-12T07:46:40+00:00 May 1st, 2017|

  Proportion is a hot topic in middle school math.  Understanding how proportion effects the relationship between quantities is typically something that 7th grade students struggle with, as it relies on the computation of unit rates associated with ratios.  In this [...]

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 [...]

Celebrating Shakespeare Through the Arts

By | 2017-06-12T08:55:58+00:00 April 1st, 2017|

April is the perfect month to bring some Shakespeare into your students' lives. William Shakespeare was born on approximately April 23, 1564. Unless you're a high school English teacher, his works may seem intimidating to teach. However, there are [...]

Upcycling Wearables STEAM Lesson

By | 2017-06-14T08:41:40+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|

As we approach Earth Day in April, it's often a time when we talk about the benefits of recycling and caring for our planet.  And while recycling is good, upcycling may be even better. What is Upcycling? Upcycling is [...]

Stained Glass Solvents STEAM Lesson

By | 2017-06-26T12:44:15+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|

In this STEAM lesson for grades 4-5, students will be connecting science and art using a variety of solvents and oil pastels.  This is a wonderful way to begin studying chemistry and understanding how science is applied in a [...]

Data, Data, Data

By | 2017-02-19T22:06:26+00:00 February 20th, 2017|

We are rounding out our Gearing Up for Second Semester series with a look at gathering and using data.  The dreaded "D" word!! We hear it constantly and avoid it intentionally, but it's not a bad word.  Let's take [...]