Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Browse Artwork

Take a thematic approach to art history and appreciation. Use this tool to browse through 223 pieces of artwork by theme, period, region or medium.

Build a Bridge Between Disciplines

Build a bridge between two disciplines by identifying a connecting concept, or idea that has value in both disciplines. Complete the structure by adding instructional activities that build students' understanding of the concept, within and across disciplines.

Focus on Coaching: Music Ensemble

Observe a music teacher coaching a small ensemble rehearsal and decide whether and how the teacher provides appropriate coaching to the students.

Focus On: Critiquing Student Work

Watch two teacher critiques followed by two student critiques. Determine whether students are learning the elements of effective critique from their teachers.

Focus On: Culturally Responsive Teaching

Identify the ways a teacher demonstrates sensitivity to the cultural, linguistic, and economic backgrounds of the students he is teaching.

Meeting The Needs of Students

Generate integrated teaching activities that meet student needs, e.g. creativity, social interaction, etc.

Music Mentor

Detect musical errors and strengthen music-reading skills. Taking on the role of a mentor, students listen to a peer perform musical phrases shown on screen, and must offer feedback to help improve the performance.

Noteflight

Compose and arrange scores. In the Noteflight online community, musicians and educators create, adapt, find, and share music for their musical needs and the needs of their students.

The Producer

Help a fictional producer balance a tight budget with his desire to make a successful, critically acclaimed film. Decide on personnel (screenwriter, director, cast), location, special effects and marketing while always keeping the budget in mind.

Responding to Works of Art

Learn how to respond to artwork by describing, interpreting meaning and evaluating effectiveness of the piece. You can modify the technique for your students.

Soundation

This online music creation studio enables users to create, edit, mix, and share music using functionality similar to GarageBand. It offers entry points for beginners through advanced students who may or may not read music, and can be used as a tool for group composition or for recording and sharing ensemble music.

What's Your Definition of Arts Integration?

Start this workshop by defining what arts integration means to you. Then continue on as you explore different approaches to arts integration to expand and deepen your understanding.

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