The Art Works for Teachers Podcast helps teachers crack the code of creativity and use it as a hidden advantage in the classroom. You will receive simple, yet innovative ideas for teaching math, reading and writing in and through the arts - while filling your own creative cup.
From Enhancement to Integration
How do you know if you're using arts enhancement or arts integration? And if you're using arts enhancement, how do you move to arts integration? In this episode, Susan is getting tactical and practical. She's sharing the Arts Integration Continuum and examples of each of the 5 stages of Arts Integration. Don't miss this week's free download - a copy of the Continuum!
Get SmART about Classroom Management
Not all Classroom Management is created equal. Smart Classroom Management founder Michael Linsin is here this week to discuss the importance of creating a positive classroom environment where students enjoy being present, coupled with non-negotiable rules and consequences.
From the Page to the Stage: Creating an Original Show with Your Students
"Because it brings my students to life". That's the reason today's guest, Ann Noriel, gives for why drama and music impacts our classrooms. In this episode, Ann shares how to create your own classroom play or musical - even if you only have 5 minutes to spare. She outlines the 10 steps from her book "From the Page to the Stage", and offers ideas for scaffolding this process. So no matter how small or big you want to make it, a class-created show is within reach. Be sure to visit artsintegration.com/artworks for today's show notes, which includes links to Ann's book, her contact information, and a special free handout with each of the 10 steps.
3 Prompts to Reframe Your Thinking
Ever find yourself spiraling into a flood of negative emotions after a rough day at school? Or maybe you're caught on the worry rocking chair - moving back and forth, but never going anywhere. In this episode, Susan shares 3 prompts that can help you get unstuck and moving forward.
How Art Makes Us Whole
Art is more than self-expression, history, or a subject in school. It's about connection and helping us understand and become ourselves. In her new memoir, "Art is About Being Whole", Cindy Ingram shares a personal awakening and how art was her avenue to becoming whole.
How to Work with Vendors: Secrets to Getting What You Need
In this behind-the-scenes episode, Susan interviews the Institute's Chief Growth Officer, Kevin Riley. They talk about how teachers and schools can work with vendors to get what they need, so that teachers aren't paying out of their own pockets. Filled with tips and hidden strategies, be sure to bookmark this episode.
There is something for every type of educator within this podcast series. It will inspire, foster initiative, and support actionable steps. How