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Art Makes Me Happy and a Better Teaching Artist

Today I had the opportunity to showcase some of my fiber art at the Nontraditional Art Expo at the Chandler Public Library. My mission today was to spread the word that making art makes you happy, whether you are good … Continue reading

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Title IV-A? Never Heard of It.

Most everyone in education these days knows about ESSA. For those not in the loop, ESSA is the Every Student Succeeds Act which is passed in 2015. It was a bipartisan effort to reauthorize the 50 year old Elementary and … Continue reading

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Join Us In July

KellyAnn will be presenting with ADE Title IV-A Arts Education Specialist, Haley Honeman. The topic is STEAM Integration- Webbing for Cross Curricular Integration.

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Time for a Reboot

Well my friends, its been forever since I made a post so I figured it was time for a reboot. For those of you who have been with us for a while… “Hey, how are ya! Long time no see!” … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new staff

We are pleased to announce a new addition to our team. Welcome to Shelbie Cline. She replaces Geri Crouse who has moved on to new exciting experiences. Shelbie is a calligraphy artist and gentle craftswoman with many gifts to share.

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Hot STEAMy Summer Camp

We are just finishing up our third and final camp for the Summer 2017 season. It’s been a summer of fun and discovery. There were so many times when STEM and Arts/Humanities were so interwoven you couldn’t distinguish one from … Continue reading

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Movie Review from the Teaching Perspective: Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman opens in theatres this week.¬†While the film is PG-13 and you probably won’t be able to use it as a summer field trip, it is a film your kids will be watching and one you definitely need to … Continue reading

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Phoenix Comicon Clarification

It looks like you are all getting excited for the awesomeness that is Phoenix Comicon. We’ve been getting the inevitable questions about what education track programming will look like. The short answer is “we don’t know” but we are looking … Continue reading

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March is Literacy Month

by KellyAnn Bonnell, MA There are few characters in American Pop Culture as iconic as those created by Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. From Horton to the Lorax, the characters and their stories, have captured the hearts and … Continue reading

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Popping in Kindergarten

By KellyAnn Bonnell, MA It’s always a challenge to incorporate pop culture in meaningful ways in the Kindergarten and First Grade Classroom. The shows young kids identify with can lead to a whole host of behavior problems that can be … Continue reading

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