Writing… with a digital twist!

All students need strong reading, writing, speaking and listening skills to be able to perform in all curricular areas. This is why arts integration is so awesome! Students can strengthen their English Language Arts skills […] The post Writing… with a digital twist! appeared first on EducationCloset. View full post…

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Adding Details to Writing with Degas

If you teach writing at the elementary level, you’ve probably read quite a few student-written “bed-to-bed” narrative stories. You know the ones — they begin with the student waking up, list the events that happened […] The post Adding Details to Writing with Degas appeared first on EducationCloset. View full…

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Drawing, Writing, Learning… Nouns!

I teach art in a great elementary school and one of the most exciting parts of my job is co-teaching with classroom teachers during nine week arts integration blocks. In our HOT School, these are called […] The post Drawing, Writing, Learning… Nouns! appeared first on EducationCloset. View full post on…

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Expository Writing with Van Gogh

One of the comments being shared over and over again in our Facebook Think Tank Group is about how to engage students in deeper expository writing.  This can definitely prove to be a tricky area with students – informational text can be dry and not as much “fun” as narrative…

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