Grades 6-8, High School

When Heart Meets Craft

THIS! This is why the pursuit of cross-curricular integration is so critical and so fulfilling. Thanks to the impeccable craft of Aymara weavers and the clever precision of engineers specializing in cardiology needs, it is now possible "to heal hearts without surgery." Great Big Story offers this 3-minute video overview . Read their blurb here… Continue reading When Heart Meets Craft

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High School

A Masterful Integration of Art + Ecology

In 2013, the Burren College of Art in Ireland, conferred it's very first Masters of Fine Art in Art & Ecology. How cool is that? This cross-curricular graduate degree is Burren College's newest initiative for enacting it's 20-year mission that includes "an invitation to audacious conversations on issues of global significance." Certainly ecology is globally… Continue reading A Masterful Integration of Art + Ecology

Grade K-2, Grades 3-5

Adam Had a Great Fall – Big Time Art Restoration for Elementary Classrooms

Remember Humpty Dumpty? Well, the King's horses and men should have taken him to New York City's Museum of Modern Art. Maybe then Humpty could have been put back together again. That's where a team of experts put back together the marble Adam statue created by Tullio Lombardo a very long time ago. After standing… Continue reading Adam Had a Great Fall – Big Time Art Restoration for Elementary Classrooms

High School

Dahlias + Rockets = A Creatively Curious Life

Nature of Science Bridges Professionalism & Passion Bob Goss is 89. For the bulk of his career he was a busy, probably geeky, and very accomplished NASA aeronautical engineer. Solving problems, testing limits, thinking scientifically & creatively were the hallmarks of his professional life. These components of the nature of science (NOS) filled his working days.… Continue reading Dahlias + Rockets = A Creatively Curious Life