My students participated in the Cumberland County Fair K-12 Art Exhibit, taking two 2nd place and one 3rd place ribbons.
My 5th & 6th graders working on door murals for the Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity Parade of Doors project during a rainy 4th Friday in downtown Fayetteville. Students explore art as a tool for social change while improving their painting skills. More on this project: http://www.fayettevillenchabitat.org/?p=776
This week, I'm attending Education Closet's Connectivity 2015 conference, focusing on Arts Integration. Several presenters focused on dance integration, and I thought it was worth sharing this week.
I give you Math Dances from Elizabeth Peterson of The Inspired Classroom:
This site breaks down the concepts to show how the math, science and dance standards are taught. Remember its not using dance just to teach a math concept. It's teaching a math and dance concept equally.
Additionally, this video from Marcia Daft's Vimeo really breaks down how an entire school used dance, patterns and math together. Students used the learned technique in K, and continued using it through more complicated math concepts in higher grades. It's a pretty incredible example of integration and co-teaching: