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African American Architects Lesson

By | 2017-12-16T11:36:19+00:00 January 1st, 2018|

Some things just go together like Peanut Butter and Jelly.  When it comes to arts integration, architecture is that PB&J.  It combines visual art, design, math and, of course, science inherently in every aspect. Often, when we talk about [...]

Junk Art: Project Based Learning Lesson

By | 2017-11-27T12:26:18+00:00 December 1st, 2017|

One of the greatest things about our Arts Integration and STEAM online classes is the incredible work we see our students produce.  That's because we believe that it's more important to apply your learning to your actual teaching [...]

Watercolor Optical Illusions Lesson

By | 2017-11-16T12:48:15+00:00 November 1st, 2017|

Optical illusions are a natural way to integrate visual art and science.  In this free STEAM lesson for grades 8-9, students will have a chance to explore a special kind of illusion.  It's called the Watercolor Effect. DOWNLOAD [...]

Predicates and Cadences Arts Integration Lesson

By | 2017-11-16T12:49:25+00:00 October 1st, 2017|

Creating arts integration lessons for language standards can be tough.  Many of the E/LA standards connecting to language are fairly dry: nouns, verbs, apostrophes, etc.  Very few arts concepts and areas naturally align with these constructs or make [...]

Sound Mapping Lesson Plan

By | 2017-11-16T12:50:38+00:00 September 1st, 2017|

Have you ever stumbled across a resource and it instantly sparked an idea for your classroom?  That's exactly what happened as I was browsing websites for an upcoming presentation.  I came across this fantastic site about How to [...]

Art on a Budget: Arts Integration Lesson

By | 2017-11-16T12:50:25+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

Connecting art and math through money can be a challenging task.  So when two teachers in our Arts Integration Certification Program tackled this with a genius arts integration lesson, I had to share it with you. Karen McGraw [...]

Historical Figures Mashup Lesson

By | 2017-11-16T12:53:50+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 [...]

Constellation Dance STEAM Lesson

By | 2017-11-16T12:54:45+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 [...]

Proportionate People STEAM Lesson

By | 2017-11-16T12:55:17+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 [...]

Upcycling Wearables STEAM Lesson

By | 2017-11-16T12:57:22+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 [...]

Stained Glass Solvents STEAM Lesson

By | 2017-11-16T12:57:59+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 [...]