Formula Elements: smART Ideas Strategy

Movement and dance are often the most difficult arts areas for integration, mostly because teachers are uncomfortable using their bodies to model the technique.  In today’s smART Ideas video, I’m sharing the Formula Elements strategy which I […] The post Formula Elements: smART Ideas Strategy appeared first on EducationCloset. View full post…

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5 PBL and the Arts Lesson Ideas

Project based learning is such a comprehensive teaching approach and we often wonder: how do we fit this in?  Fit it in with our content, our curriculum, or our own teaching philosophies.  Our resident PBL […] The post 5 PBL and the Arts Lesson Ideas appeared first on EducationCloset. View…

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5 Ideas For Using Padlet in the Classroom

A few weeks ago, I shared a list of my current “top five” of free or low-cost technology tools that I use in my classroom for Arts-Integration or STEAM lessons. Throughout the fall, I will […] The post 5 Ideas For Using Padlet in the Classroom appeared first on EducationCloset….

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23 Cute And Clever Ideas For Your Wedding Party Photos

Any wedding album needs those serious, emotional photos, of course ― just don’t forget to make room for some fun ones too!  Below, 23 bridal party photos you’ll want to copy on the big day.  — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use…

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3 Ideas for Building Class Community Through the Arts

Students are more engaged and willing to take learning risks when they feel like they are part of a team. The beginning of the year is the perfect time to lay the foundation for a safe […] The post 3 Ideas for Building Class Community Through the Arts appeared first on…

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What To Do With An Overload of Ideas

Summer is a great time to read, attend conferences, and learn about new ideas to reinvigorate your teaching for the upcoming school year. I just finished a week of personal professional development, working my way […] The post What To Do With An Overload of Ideas appeared first on EducationCloset….

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18 Geek-Chic Ideas For The Pokémon Wedding Of Your Dreams

Whether you like it or not, the Pokémon Go craze has completely taken over, capturing the attention of millions of would-be Pokémon trainers. In fact, the augmented reality smartphone app is now the biggest mobile game in U.S. history, according to SurveyMonkey. Given all the hype, we decided to round…

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Festive, Fun and Fresh Activities and Ideas for Father’s Day

Traveling across the globe, I have seen how fathers are celebrated cross-culturally, from hand-made origami in Japan, to cards and gifts in the USA. I sat down with my summer intern Shannan Bloomstrand, Clemson University Student and International Health Major, to collaborate on ideas for spending time with dear Dad,…

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