Culture, Community, and the Classroom: Introduction to Mosaic

TITLE Culture, Community and the Classroom: Introduction to Mosaic and the Collaboration Tree Project AUTHOR AND TEACHER  Christine Crossgrove ARTIST COLLABORATOR  Luigi Gobbo, Italian Mosaic Artist SUBJECT AND GRADE LEVEL   High School Visual Art LENGTH 2 class...
Culture, Community, and the Classroom: Step Dance

Culture, Community, and the Classroom: Step Dance

TITLE Step Dance  AUTHOR and TEACHER Amanda Shoemaker  ARTIST COLLABORATOR Akilah Briggs-Melvin  SUBJECT AND GRADE LEVEL 5th-grade General Music  LENGTH Two 40-minute class periods GENERAL MUSIC STANDARDS Create Anchor Standard 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic...
Thanksgiving Foodways

Thanksgiving Foodways

Many people in the United States celebrate the national Thanksgiving holiday by sharing a special meal. Although there is a stereotype about turkey and dressing as the iconic meal, we all have different ideas about what foods we want on Thanksgiving Day. Turkey or...
Museum Observation Field Journal

Museum Observation Field Journal

Before visiting a museum, we ask students to inventory their assumptions about what they expect, even if the institution is a familiar one—to think about where it is, how it sits on the landscape, its relationship to the natural and built environments. This exercise...