Well, I’ve taken a leap of faith by taking on a new position: Triple E Arts & Humanities teacher at Seven Oaks Elementary School in Odenton, MD. Triple E stands for “Enhancing Elementary Education.” I am in training currently so that I can learn more about this project/inquiry-based approach to learning, using the 4 basic art forms of visual arts, drama, dance, and music.
Great databases for AACPS teachers! https://opac.aacps.org/AACPS/school.asp?schooltype=5&sID=270
I learned about http://www.theinspiredclassroom.com today through Susan Riley’s educationcloset online STEAM conference. Love the “Dancing through STEAM,” which describes how movements embody STEM concepts.
Wikki Stix now offers FREE lesson plans for teachers and educators.
Found an interesting site that contains standards for dance, music, theater, visual arts, and interdisciplinary. It’s from the Idaho State Department of Education.
http://www.howtosmile.org is a great site for STEM resources. Check it out!
There’s a great new resource for teachers who practice arts integration: http://www.aacpsartsintegration.org. Check it out!
Attended an AI conference on November 8, 2014, sponsored by Anne Arundel County Public Schools. Here is Tim Gregory, an ethnomusicologist, giving us some background on thumb pianos from Africa http://timgregory.org/.