May 14, 2015

Box City

Congratulations Beacon Heights Elementary School, Salt Lake City School District They spent one year working on a pilot program to get some STEAM going for the Engineering/Design process. Arts specialist, Donna Pence, incorporated this work into the art space, integrating science, literacy, and social studies. This whole project falls under the “project based learning […]
September 3, 2015
BTSALP is Back in School!

BTSALP is Back in School!

Our first statewide BTSALP newsletter comes out today.  Click here to view our newsletter, learn more about the BTSALP program, and see how different schools and art form specialists start the school year off with arts integration. Woodrow Wilson Elementary Visual Art Specialist Rosie Mitchell, has all the students in […]
September 10, 2015

Creative Processes in the Elementary Classroom

Tamara Goldbogen, BTS Endowed Chair for Arts Learning at Weber State University, is offering a special section of Creative Processes in the Elementary Classroom. This graduate level course is for BTSALP arts specialists, professional development partners, instruction coaches, and other stakeholders of the program in the Davis, Ogden, and Weber […]
September 17, 2015
Visual Art Spotlight

Visual Art Spotlight

BTSALP newsletter this week features one of our outstanding Visual Art Specialists, Rosie Mitchell!  Rosie teaches art to all the students at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School in the Granite School District.  Look at some of her integrated art projects.  You might even try “The Wall” project yourself! Click here to […]
September 26, 2015
Dixie State University Makes 7!

Dixie State University Makes 7!

Jeri Crosby Dixie State University Endowed Chair for Elementary Arts Education Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program   Dixie State University is the most recent higher education institution to receive an endowment from the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Foundation. With this gift, DSU has been able to hire Jeri Crosby as the Endowed Chair for Elementary […]
October 28, 2015

The Haunting of South Summit Elementary School

Third graders at South Summit Elementary School, under the guidance of BTSALP Visual Arts Specialist, Kathleen Briley and grade level teachers, spent a day exploring their Kamas, Utah community.  The day started with a community walk  that took students past interesting architectural landmarks. The third graders also visited businesses in […]
November 12, 2015
El dia de los Muertos

El dia de los Muertos

Third grade Dual Immersion students at South Summit Elementary School in Kamas, Utah, under the direction of Visual Art Specialist Kathleen Briley, celebrated their diverse community through food, music and art. Their dia de los Muertos celebration created memories that will take a long time to fade. Read all about […]
March 24, 2016
Strolling Through Draper Elementary

Strolling Through Draper Elementary

Welcome to Draper Elementary’s Art Night 2016. Enjoy the visual arts projects created by the students and their BTSALP specialist, Kylie Welling. Arts and academic integration at it’s finest. Click here to learn how visual art can support and enhance content area learning.
April 14, 2016

Arts Integration Through Drama & Visual Art

This week’s newsletter shows us the power of using Drama and Theatre productions in the classroom. Then the landscapes and natural beauty of Utah are highlighted in visual art projects created by visual art specialist, Bruce Hucko and his BTSALP students from the Moab area.  Click here to learn more…
September 8, 2016
BTS Goes Back to School

BTSALP Goes Back to School

Classroom teachers and BTSALP specialists don’t take the Summer off . . .  they are always thinking about their students and their curriculum. Teachers and specialists from all over the state came together at a variety of university locations for hands-on, arts integrated workshops. It may sound like work but […]