Spice Cabinet Stories, Part II: Hot Seating Interview

Several weeks ago, we shared a learning at-home activity, Spice Cabinet Stories, on this blog. It's time to reach into your spice cabinet (drawer, shelf, baggie) again for another round! This at-home learning activity uses the Creative Teaching strategy Hot Seating. You'll create and interview a character based on a spice. Watch this video for … Continue reading Spice Cabinet Stories, Part II: Hot Seating Interview

Learning At-Home Activity Handouts: Drama and Visual Art

Not all students have access to Internet at home. To contribute to the Austin ISD at-home learning packets that are being mailed to students across the district, we've created simple handouts. Thanks to the support of the Multilingual Education Team, these handouts are in both Spanish and English. In case Austin ISD educators and families … Continue reading Learning At-Home Activity Handouts: Drama and Visual Art

I am in a Creative Space: Character Tour

Since we've been stuck inside (unless we are an essential worker), we've become extremely familiar with our living space. We've also noticed how—depending on our mood, time of day, clothing choice, or situation—our personal self, our "character," changes. On TikTok and Twitter people are sharing funny "choose your quarantine character" videos, as if the audience … Continue reading I am in a Creative Space: Character Tour