January 15, 2019

Happy to Dance

Jean Gardner, BTSALP Dance Specialist at Meadowlark Elementary School, and her students are Happy to Dance and Happy to Learn! The First Graders learned all about the process of plant growth through dance. Third Graders combined the study of Australian Folk Tales and the phases of the moon. Upper Grades […]
November 25, 2018

Flashlight Shadow Puppet Narratives

Guest Blogger: Aleia Nay Visual Art Specialist at Oscarson Elementary School, Piute School District The 3rd and 4th grade classes, under the supervision of BTSALP Visual Art Specialist, Aleia Nay constructed Flashlight Shadow Puppet Narratives. This is a combination  classroom since Oscarson Elementary only has 35 students in their school.  STANDARD […]
November 12, 2018

Gravity, Force & Friction

Guest Blogger: Kelly Bruce Glynn  Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program Coordinator  Weber State University Arts Learning Collaborative  Norma Zaugg, BTSALP Dance Specialist at Stewart Elementary in Davis School District, worked with third grade students to explore gravity, force, and friction through improvisation and choreography.   Students learned how to use […]
October 28, 2018

Eco Printing

Guest Blogger: Melanie Haslam Melanie Haslam is the BTSALP Visual Art Specialist at Canyon Elementary School in Cache County.  Follow along step by step as she brings Science, History and Visual Art together with Eco Printing. A big thank you to Melanie for an excellent lesson and blog post!  Supplies: […]
October 11, 2018

First Grade Cyanotypes

BTSALP Visual Art specialist, Catherine Widner and the first grade students at Jim Bridger Elementary, used a beautiful sunshine filled day to create cyanotypes using items from nature.  First Grade Science Standard 4 – Life Science: Students will gain an understanding of Life Science through the study of changes in […]
September 26, 2018

Update: Birds, Birds, Birds

Just bringing you an update from one of our BTSALP long term projects! This project is “in the works” so keep checking back to see the progress. Laurie Shea, BTSALP Visual Art specialist, is working on a large scale, permanent installation for the open foyer at Beacon Heights Elementary in […]
September 12, 2018

Utah Birds of Prey

Laurie Shea, BTSALP Visual Art Specialist at Beacon Heights Elementary started the school year off with a fun, informative project on Utah Birds of Prey. She had the sixth grade students research different birds of prey. They drew the birds highlighting the different shapes found on the birds.  Then it […]
September 10, 2018

Great Way to Start the School Year

BTSALP Specialists gathered at Luminaria Photography Studio on Saturday, September 8, 2018 to learn the process of  Cyanotype. This  is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. Engineers used the process well into the 20th century as a simple and low-cost process to produce copies of drawings, referred to […]
April 13, 2018

Arts Integration at Work

You won’t believe what the BTBALP students and specialists in the Weber State University region have been up to! Click here to see excellent arts integration in action! GreenWood Charter School Community Mural with Second Grade Lydia Stewart, Visual Art Specialist The second graders at GreenWood Charter had an expedition where they […]
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 […]