National Poetry Month: Art Talk Strategy Application

Strategy: Art TalkAudience: Upper elementary students and families, teachersParticipants: This activity is for three to eight people Observation Challenge: Look deeply at the image below. Answer these questions to start to think deeply about this image: What do you see? What shapes, colors, lines?How does this image make you feel?What does this image remind you … Continue reading National Poetry Month: Art Talk Strategy Application

National Poetry Month: Idea and Movement Strategy Application

Strategy: Idea and MovementAudience: Students and families, teachersParticipants: This activity is for two or more people Instructions: Gestures are made with our fingers, hands, and arms and communicate a clear idea. Choose one line of a poem that you love. Read that line over and over and talk about it with a caregiver or a … Continue reading National Poetry Month: Idea and Movement Strategy Application

CLI Launches Creative Teaching Insignia with Austin ISD Early Childhood Department

Monica leads her group through a second-grade science lesson about predators using statues and stage picture. Recently, MINDPOP and Austin ISD staff led a five-day Creative Teaching Institute for all AISD Early Childhood Department coaches. This pilot intensive was a major component of the new signification in Creative Teaching. Over the course of three weeks, … Continue reading CLI Launches Creative Teaching Insignia with Austin ISD Early Childhood Department