Category Archive for "Arts"

Science and Art: Examining the STEAM Movement

Merging science and art may not be as zany as you think. Both subjects require attention to detail, involve an

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Engaging Students in Math through Art Tiling

Are you looking for a way to engage students in math with art? From the MIND Research Institute are some

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CA: State of Creativity Summit

Three hundred Educators, Legislators and Community Members descended upon Fresno the beginning of March to participate in the California State of

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What do YOU collect? Marbles? Rocks? Something else? Let HERC Resources Help!

Hold a COLLECTION DAY at your school (in your class, in the auditorium, in the library-media center)!  This is a

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STEAM Resource page

The STEAM Resource page is live. Go to Resources tab and then STEAM to access. Currently, we have some presentations

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1st Regional STEAM Conference a Success!

HCOE held its first STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) conference on 1/8-1/9/16. More than 250 educators, administrators, librarians,

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Science Community Endorsing Arts in STEM

Since 2010 the National Science Teachers Association has endorsed Arts education to further scientific learning. A recent study supports those results.

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Hour of Code Activities for Everyone!

   “Hour of Code” week (also known as computer science education week) is December 7 – 14.  The emphasis on computer programming and “coding”

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Dancing your PhD? That’s STEAM education!

Check out these videos of dancing your PhD! Want some Professional Development in STEAM education, we only have 20 spots

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Infoplease.com

This site has an almanac, encyclopedia, atlas, biographies and more…..Provides reliable information, in a way that engages and entertains. Visit at: http://www.infoplease.com/

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SweetSearch.com

SweetSearch is a Search Engine for Students. It searches only the 35,000 Web sites that  research experts, librarians and teachers

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LIbrary of Congress American Memory

This site accesses the video/photo collections at the Library of Congress. Site is searchable, and can be linked to standards

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Knowmia

Site designed to use video presentations and interactive assignments both in and out of the classroom. Use theirs, or create your

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Cinderella of Ancient and Modern Civilizations

  A unit appropriate for 4th – 6th grade teachers.  The first Cinderella story was told in Egypt in 1

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Calisphere

“Calisphere is the University of California’s free public gateway to a world of primary sources. More than 200,000 digitized items —

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Teaching and Learning resources from Federal Agencies

Great free videos, photos, documents, etc from Federal collections Visit at:  http://free.ed.gov/      

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Edutopia: Arts Integration

    Edutopia’s Schools That Work series profiles K-12 schools, districts, and programs that are dramatically improving the way students

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Arts Lessons: CCSESA

Welcome to the Compendium of Teacher Learning and Exploration in Arts Assessment. This compendium represents K-12 specialist and generalist teachers

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Arts Edge: Integrated Lesson Plans

ArtsEdge is the Kennedy Center’s free digital resource for teaching and learning in, through and about the arts. Please Visit:

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PBS Kids

Collection of interactive whiteboard games for educators on PBS KIDS. Visit at: http://pbskids.org/whiteboard/      

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Smithsonian Institute

    Smithsonian Institute – great research site – especially collections and research tabs. Visit at: http://www.si.edu

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Smart History

smARThistory (now part of the Khan Academy) is a free, non-profit, multimedia web-book for art history created by Beth Harris and Steven Zucker. Started

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Google Art Project

Google Art Project is an online platform through which the public can access high-resolution images of artworks housed in the

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