Art-Integrated Summer Institute 2016

Before school started in August 2016 the EMU team invited teachers and administrators from Ann Visger & Sabbath Schools to a week long Arts Integration Institute. The goal of the 2016 summer institute was to offer professional development for teachers to increase their ability to create and deliver instruction that integrated the national arts standards into ELA and mathematics (science

What the EMU Students are Saying–Rachel

An interview with pre-student teacher Rachel Robinson: What was your favorite lesson so far? Middle School Math–Symmetry and Mandalas This lesson is my favorite because the students seemed to be very engaged. I enjoyed watching and helping the students make unique mandala designs. Each student used their knowledge of symmetry and tracing paper to create

The Art Integration Summer Institute 2015

Before school started in August 2015 the EMU team invited teachers and administrators from Ann Visger & Sabbath Schools to a week long Arts Integration Institute. During the week, facilitators addressed the question: what could your school look like if you opened yourself up to the possibilities of incorporating Arts Integration into your curriculum? The goal of the

What Happened Before? What Happened After?

  This strong student watercolor was the result of a lesson developed by Sabbath ELA teachers. Here’s teacher Heidi Williams’ description: “The ELA students at Sabbath Middle School recently participated in an inference-themed art integration lesson.  Students were shown background and art from Winslow Homer, a famous American painter whose subjects were primarily marine. Students

Wire Earrings Art Project

  The goal of making the wire earrings is to familiarize the students with several simple techniques to produce a finished product. This is so the student will gain confidence in his/her ability to make a piece of jewelry quickly and be able to wear it instantly. Objectives: The student will be able to identify