Art Integration: the Effects and a Few Implementation Strategies

By Kaldia Nigh Art is a topic that is usually looked at as “just for fun.” That however is not true. There are so many benefits of utilizing the arts into your classroom. According to Gurnon, Voss-Andreae, and Stanley (2013) art helps foster creativity, observational skills, and self-expression. Art also fosters something that many do […]

All About Centers

I talk about centers quite a bit in my posts so I thought I would explain how they work and different activities you can include. Have you done centers before? Well if so, you’d know they are a great tool for differentiation, small group instruction, and a chance for students to use their creativity. Students […]

Rock Hunt

                        Get This Activity Have students’ families get involved in this activity! Students go to different locations to look for unique rocks in nature. This sheet allows for students to draw and write what they find, as well as the rock’s characteristics. A true hands-on […]