Instructional Project Ideas for Teachers and Teaching Artists

The Instructional Design The instructional design is very flexible and allows each participating teacher and teaching artist to develop a unique project. It is based on a combination of standard arts-based learning curriculum, Understanding By Design (UBD) and Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Furthermore, the curriculum assumes a “constructivist” orientation that places hands-on student activities […]

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Ideas about the summer art program at the park

This is an informal blog inspired by the meeting I attended at the arts council on Saturday. The meeting was attended by Kala Stein, Glenn McClure and myself. It was great to hear about the whole program and see what big ideas are driving the projects. It is great to see what is already taking […]

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First Post

Had a great meeting with Miche Fambro and Nancy Stewart at the Livonia Intermediate School.  It looks like we will be working with the 4th grade on a Johnny Carson-like variety/talk show format that explores the many ways that Consesus Lake attracts tourists and locals.  Each of the classes will create a 3-5 minute skit […]

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small farms, initial idea

A Buy Local Sell Local project  Small farms and food paths in Livingston County;  *A group of local High school students will split up to conduct interviews and document with    video, audio, and photography, and possibly drawings the activities of some local small farmers.  *They will then come back together to pool their interviews […]

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Proposal for “Livingston County Local Flavors” Workshop

Livingston County Local Flavors Project Proposal for Carol Robinson ‘s The Life Skills Class, Geneseo Central School. Draft 1.  4/21/2010 Submitted by Kala Stein for Buy Local/ Build a Future This workshop will explore local food, food heritage and the future of food in Livingston county through 4 components: research, recipes, creative documentation (digital cookbook) […]

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Architecture Exploration

This Arts Integration project engaged 12-13 year old students in a small, rural school in upstate New York in a multi-disciplinary exploration of a medieval cathedral. Instead of studying History, Math, Art History, and Music in separate classes, these students studied key curriculum concepts by analyzing the components of Chartres Cathedral and then expressing their […]

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Hello world!

Welcome to Buy Local/Build a Future! This is my first post on this new blog. I am a teaching artist, social worker and founder/executive director of an organization, ArtPeace, Inc. (www.artpeace.org), which educates and employs youth through arts, technology and entrepreneurship. We serve youth and adults in Rochester, Monroe County and the Southern Tier/Finger Lakes […]

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Architecture Exploration

This Arts Integration project engaged 12-13 year old students in a small, rural school in upstate New York in a multi-disciplinary exploration of a medieval cathedral. Instead of studying History, Math, Art History, and Music in separate classes, these students studied key curriculum concepts by analyzing the components of Chartres Cathedral and then expressing their […]

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test! ————————– Maryann Reissig 4011 Longwood Dr Knoxville, TN 37918 stopha@gmail.com http://stopha.com

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Instructional Project Ideas for Teachers and Teaching Artists

The Instructional Design The instructional design is very flexible and allows each participating teacher and teaching artist to develop a unique project. It is based on a combination of standard arts-based learning curriculum, Understanding By Design (UBD) and Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Furthermore, the curriculum assumes a “constructivist” orientation that places hands-on student activities […]

Read the full article »

Ideas about the summer art program at the park

This is an informal blog inspired by the meeting I attended at the arts council on Saturday. The meeting was attended by Kala Stein, Glenn McClure and myself. It was great to hear about the whole program and see what big ideas are driving the projects. It is great to see what is already taking […]

Read the full article »

First Post

Had a great meeting with Miche Fambro and Nancy Stewart at the Livonia Intermediate School.  It looks like we will be working with the 4th grade on a Johnny Carson-like variety/talk show format that explores the many ways that Consesus Lake attracts tourists and locals.  Each of the classes will create a 3-5 minute skit […]

Read the full article »

small farms, initial idea

A Buy Local Sell Local project  Small farms and food paths in Livingston County;  *A group of local High school students will split up to conduct interviews and document with    video, audio, and photography, and possibly drawings the activities of some local small farmers.  *They will then come back together to pool their interviews […]

Read the full article »

Proposal for “Livingston County Local Flavors” Workshop

Livingston County Local Flavors Project Proposal for Carol Robinson ‘s The Life Skills Class, Geneseo Central School. Draft 1.  4/21/2010 Submitted by Kala Stein for Buy Local/ Build a Future This workshop will explore local food, food heritage and the future of food in Livingston county through 4 components: research, recipes, creative documentation (digital cookbook) […]

Read the full article »

Architecture Exploration

This Arts Integration project engaged 12-13 year old students in a small, rural school in upstate New York in a multi-disciplinary exploration of a medieval cathedral. Instead of studying History, Math, Art History, and Music in separate classes, these students studied key curriculum concepts by analyzing the components of Chartres Cathedral and then expressing their […]

Read the full article »

Hello world!

Welcome to Buy Local/Build a Future! This is my first post on this new blog. I am a teaching artist, social worker and founder/executive director of an organization, ArtPeace, Inc. (www.artpeace.org), which educates and employs youth through arts, technology and entrepreneurship. We serve youth and adults in Rochester, Monroe County and the Southern Tier/Finger Lakes […]

Read the full article »

Test Post

This is a test post. test

Read the full article »

Architecture Exploration

This Arts Integration project engaged 12-13 year old students in a small, rural school in upstate New York in a multi-disciplinary exploration of a medieval cathedral. Instead of studying History, Math, Art History, and Music in separate classes, these students studied key curriculum concepts by analyzing the components of Chartres Cathedral and then expressing their […]

Read the full article »

testing this account

test! ————————– Maryann Reissig 4011 Longwood Dr Knoxville, TN 37918 stopha@gmail.com http://stopha.com

Read the full article »