October 3, 2018

Saturday Classes and Professional Development Opportunities

Don’t miss out on these exciting opportunities available to you, several at minimal or no cost! The Arts Engage Saturday workshops at UVU still have openings. Join the best presenters in the area for Drama, Dance, Music, Visual Art or Robotics workshops. Visit this website to sign up. Class meets October 13, November […]
September 25, 2018

Locomotive Lesson Plans

Here is a list, by art form, of all of the lesson plans and files, based on the book Locomotive by Brian Floca, from the 2018 BTSALP Statewide Conference. Locomotive Dance Lesson PDFThe Locomotive Visuals PDFThe Locomotive Visuals DOCX Elementary Music Curriculum Charts PDFFour-Strand Lesson Design Template DOCXUtah Iron Horse […]
March 25, 2018

BTSALP Students Have Been Busy!

Students in BTSALP schools all over the state have been busy connecting curriculum to all four art forms. Click here to see our amazing students drawing, dancing, singing and acting in this month’s newsletter. Wayne Geary, Visual Art Specialist at Rose Park Elementary School, and Louise Fischman, artist and therapeutic art educator, […]
February 23, 2018

Celebrate the Arts

It’s time to celebrate – the arts in Utah and the Winter Olympic games.  See BTSALP students perform Hamilton: The Making of a Patriot at the Utah State Capitol during Arts Day on the Hill. Do you know what an armature is? Fourth Grade students at South Summit Elementary School […]
December 3, 2017

Motion Within The Solar System: A Collaborative Project

A dance specialist, BTSALP coach, sixth grade classroom teachers and students in Alpine School District  joined together for an integrated collaborative project on the solar system that’s “out of this world!”  Read more about their project and Envision Utah’s 2017 Common Good Award Winner – Art Works for Kids in […]
September 28, 2017

Welcome Back to School!

The Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program has expanded! Meet some of our specialists as they go “Back to School” for 2017-2018. Enjoy learning more about our program and these amazing and talented educators.  Click here to read all about it!
May 28, 2017

Celebrating Dance, Music and Visual Art

In the BTSALP world, Spring means showcasing student work at Art Nights, Musical Informances and Dance concerts.  Click here to join us in celebrating another great year of the BTSALP!
January 27, 2017

BTSALP Puts the A in STEAM

Wind turbines, bouncy balls, University of Utah College of Engineering and STEAM! Click here to find out how these things fit together.
November 15, 2016

The Importance of Music, Dance and Drama

Music, Dance and Drama integrated instruction are essential for elementary school aged students. These art forms help children learn the following: establish a positive learning state create a desired atmosphere build a sense of anticipation energize learning activities change brain wave states focus concentration increase attention improve memory facilitate a […]
October 13, 2016

SPOTLIGHT on Westminster Region

The Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program is divided into seven regions under the direction of a college or university in Utah. This month’s newsletter spotlights the new visiting professor at Westminster College as well as schools located in this region.  Click here and take a look at the wonderful […]