Critical Thinking (evidence and logic)
Thinking & Creative Problem-Solving
Systems Thinking (Ladder of Inference, Mental Models,
Aphorisms, Proverbs, Famous Sayings, & Stories
Consider a 'teacher survey' of confidence regarding a
listing of key ArtsNow Arts Integration elements.
Consider student portfolios....with presentations as at Alverno College,
Expeditionary Presentations (http://elschools.org/node/36973), and or mastery exhibits as in The Essential Schools Model....
Brain - 20% oxygen 2% body mass - so shuts down and wakes up
with actions which cross the midline....
Engagement - Brain activated (above), then optimal level of
concern.....for administrators and teachers as well as for teachers and students.....
Sarasota Project - Project Elevate aims to increase students academic performance in reading, writing, math and science through
arts-integrated instruction at four Title 1 elementary schools in the Sarasota County School District. The schools participating
in the grant program are Atwater, Brentwood, Emma E. Booker and Tuttle elementary schools. Funds will help second- through
fifth-grade teachers at those schools gain proficiency in developing and providing arts-integrated instruction.
Components of each Professional Learning Module:
Get A Fish / Arts-Based Strategy
Fish / Arts Integration
Get A Fish / Arts-Based Strategies
Learn To Fish / Arts Integration
Collaboration - analysis of student work / development of instructional
Introduction of a personal growth resource
Introduction of a professional growth
Reflections and Suggestions
Professional Growth Resources
AEMDD Professional Learning Prompts & Modules