Kristen Hemmis, former BTSALP Visual Art specialist now living and teaching art in Boston, Massachusetts shared this wonderful lesson plan. As the weather warms up it’s the perfect way to soak up some sunshine and add in a little arts integration on the side. Thank you Kristen. We miss you here in Utah! Click here to download the lesson plan.
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: watercolor paper trays for soaking paper a variety of fresh leaves from different plants (any color, but not dry leaves) mordants (I used iron oxide and alum) 2 large tiles (that will fit in a pot) large c-clamps a large pot with a wire rack a heat source (I have […]
On Wednesday, February 3, 2016 the annual Legislative luncheon for Utah state legislators and their spouses, was held at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building. Art and Musical Theatre was provided by students from BTSALP schools throughout the state. Click here to read more about this wonderful afternoon and to download free “Leap Year” music and lesson plans.
BTSALP specialists, classroom teachers and university partners joined the Utah Museum of Fine Arts educators for a 2-hr Professional Development that highlighted visual literacy and object based learning as great teaching tools for students of all abilities. Learn more about it in our latest newsletter.
Miriam Bowen, BTSALP Dance Specialist at Reagan Academy Charter School in Springville, and Jana Shumway, BTSALP Professional Development Partner for the BYU region, combined dance, movement, literature and geography into an integrated unit of study. Our latest newsletter features their collaborative work, links to joyful music and an amazing lesson plan! Click here to view the newsletter.
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 view newsletter