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FAE14021: The Arts in Every Classroom: A Video Library, K-5: Teaching Visual Art
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Credit Hours: 0.5

Two visual art specialist teachers use contrasting interpretations of the human face to explore inquiry–based instruction and various techniques in visual art. Pamela Mancini, the visual art teacher at Helen Street School in Hamden, Connecticut, uses portraits to foster inquiry and self-expression with a class of fifth-graders. At Ridgeway Elementary School in White Plains, New York, Mary Frances Perkins introduces mask–making to a second–grade art class. In making their own masks, students examine the concept of symmetry, study the vocabulary word for the day, and learn that masks are found in cultures throughout the world.

FAE14022: The Arts in Every Classroom: A Video Library, K-5: Developing an Arts-Based Unit
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A team of first and second grade teachers at Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans plans a year-end project that will let students show what they have learned in science, math, and English. The students write and perform an original play, using a painting by Breughel and an opera by Stravinsky as their starting points. 

FAE14023: The Arts in Every Classroom: A Video Library, K-5: Working with Local Artists
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Students and teachers at P.S. 156 (The Waverly School of the Arts) in Brooklyn, New York, benefit from the school’s established relationships with artists from local organizations. This program focuses on a first grade class creating original works with visiting artists - a dancer and a writer. 

FAE14024: The Arts in Every Classroom: A Video Library, K-5: Collaborating With a Cultural Resource
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A fourth–grade teacher and a museum educator in New Orleans collaborate to develop a unit of study with ties to language arts, social studies, and visual art. Students explore the work of a well–known artist, visit an exhibition of his work, meet for a drawing lesson alongside the Mississippi River, and create poems and pictures that they proudly display to their parents.

FAE14025: The Arts in Every Classroom: A Video Library, K-5: Bringing Artists to Your Community
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Successful collaborations between classroom teachers and artists in residence enrich the curriculum of this rural school in Idalia, Colorado. A visiting actor brings storytelling and vocabulary to life for kindergarten and fourth-grade students and their teachers, while a musician engages first- and third-grade students in writing songs that relate to subjects they are studying. 

FAE14026: The Arts in Every Classroom: A Video Library, K-5: Students Create a Multi-Arts Performance
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Credit Hours: 0.5

A team of arts specialists and classroom teachers at Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans guides kindergarten and fourth–grade students in creating an original work based on Cirque du Soleil’s Quidam. The program presents highlights of the creative process, including brainstorming about characters’ emotions, creating speech and movement for the characters, constructing costumes, and performing.

FAE14027: The Arts in Every Classroom: A Video Library, K-5: Borrowing From the Arts To Enhance Learning
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Credit Hours: 0.5

To add vitality and context to day–to–day learning experiences, three teachers use techniques drawn from the arts that engage their students’ minds, bodies, and emotions. In Denver, a teacher uses rhythm, color, movement, and hands–on projects to engage her class of fourth and fifth grade boys. In White Plains, New York, third grade students create short skits that help them understand the concept of cause and effect. In Lithonia, Georgia, a fifth grade social studies unit on family history culminates with students using favorite objects to make visual representations of their lives. 

FAE14028: The Arts in Every Classroom: A Video Library, K-5: Three Leaders at Arts-Based Schools
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Three administrators provide instructional leadership and solve day–to–day challenges at arts–based schools serving diverse student populations. In Brooklyn, principal Martha Rodriguez–Torres describes her role as "politician, social worker, parent, and police officer," and says that her primary responsibility is to "provide teachers the resources they need to fulfill the program." In Georgia, principal Sandra McGary–Ervin encourages use of the arts to achieve the school’s priority goal of literacy. And in Denver, assistant principal Rory Pullens uses his own arts background to ensure that the arts play a prominent role in day–to–day learning.

FAE14029: The Arts in Every Classroom: A Video Library, K-5: Leadership Team
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At Lusher Elementary School in New Orleans, principal Kathleen Hurstell Riedlinger works closely with a Leadership Team of classroom and arts teachers. The team’s central role in management is part of a long–term strategy to protect the school’s commitment to arts–based learning. We meet individual members of the team and see them work together on a diverse agenda, including the school’s annual Arts Celebration, the increased demand for enrollment from outside the school’s neighborhood, and orientation of new teachers to the school’s arts–based curriculum. 

FAE14030: Connecting With the Arts: What is Arts Integration?
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Credit Hours: 1

This program presents three instructional models: independent instruction, team teaching, and collaborations with community resources. You will explore informal, complementary, and interdependent curricular connections and see examples of what arts integrated instruction looks like in the classroom.

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