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Students will experience how writers and illustrators create books. Each student will write and illustrate a short story. During the writing process, students will partner up and provide each other with critiques. After their books are completed, the students will present their stories to the......

A Backpack Journalist combines writing and photography in an enriched, project based curriculum that supports academic and expands a student’s real-world experiences and brings together other disciplines and subjects....

Students and educators who encounter Addressing Basic Conflict (ABC) can expect an engaging, creative and exciting experience in applying conflict resolution skills and tools to their every day lives....

Chemistry fun through music.! Andrea helps students understand the periodic table of elements by creating Superheroes through music and writing!...

Students create a visual piece of art (collage) using a variety of pictorial images to demonstrate understanding of academic content....

Program Description: This cross-curriculum workshop teaches students tools for writing, editing, publishing, and marketing their own stories. Becoming a published author teaches students fun ways to release the stories from their mind and how to structure those narratives. Once the stories are created they will......

Children will work together to build and customize their own creations, along with a technical writing component that includes step-by-step instructions for how to recreate their masterpiece!...

Students use critical and creative thinking to connect their understanding of academic concepts to dance....

Explore history, science, and the arts with a wide range of programs offered by the education staff of the Charleston Museum....

Work with Charleston Stage to create performance pieces that reflect the SC Standards that you are studying....

Dance Matters, a contemporary dance company dedicated to creating cross-disciplinary work that engages, educates, and inspires audiences of all ages. The company is directed by Erin Leigh who is an ECM teaching artist.  ECM experiences can be tailored to meet different grade levels and curriculum standards. Using arts integration,......

Students use logic and creativity to create a web page displaying curriculum content.  DigiCat Coding: Expose students to the relevance of software applications; build confidence in exploring the world of computer programming; integrate web development with an understanding of core curriculum; combine logical processes with creativity......

Dome Education brings the wonder and beauty of the night sky to your students using an inflatable planetarium....

Our programs provide the setting for students to discover the culture and lifestyles of the people who lived and labored on the grounds of this historic site....

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education – offering hands-on-learning for children ages 3 to 14 through FUN and challenging activities from designing and constructing rockets, hot air balloons, roller coasters to robotics, video game designing and creating fun objects using LEGO® bricks.            ......

Using dance and movement as a kinesthetic "language", students summarize content, identify themes and motifs, and explore rich language such as similes and metaphors....

Susan Irish is an artist that employs modern and ancient methods and materials to create paintings and mixed media pieces. She knows that students learn best when their minds and hands are actively engaged in the creation process.  Visual Thinking– How to think and communicate with......

Art-based experiences integrated with SC standards for any subject or any grade   Eye-Openers: Choose from our list of sample projects: Setting the Scene; The Time Machine; Steam Art; Writing Workshops, Art-based Workshops Setting the Scene: Students pose in costume individually & in groups, recreating scenes from different time periods: Revolution,......

Explore the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art’s exhibitions through inquiry-based guided tours and discover the different ideas present in contemporary art. ...

Make social studies come alive with one of the programs offered by the Education team at Historic Charleston Foundation. Come visit our historic house museums on a field trip, rent a traveling trunk full of artifacts and lesson plans, or invite one of our staff......

Kathleen Fox has authored two children’s books. As a former teacher and school librarian, she knows how integrating the arts with the curriculum are essential to student learning. Using fun painting and drawing techniques, kids produce their own individual artwork....

Music is used to engage students in writing and songwriting while studying diverse topics, including science, social studies, and language arts....

Mosaic is an ancient art form that can be used as a vehicle to help students visualize concepts from any subject area....

Students build a working knowledge of the vocabulary and terminology associated with theater and acting through games, brainstorming together, straightforward instruction and rehearsal practices....

With their energetic performances the Plantation Singers play an important role in the preservation of the Gullah spirituals and the sacred music of the South Carolina Lowcountry....

Marjory Wentworth is poet laureate of South Carolina. Her poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize five times, and she is the author of the prizewinning children’s story Shackles. Wentworth is the cofounder and former president of the Lowcountry Initiative for the Literary Arts.......

  Science is Music embeds the study of Physics, Biology, Nature, and forms of technology in the minds of students, by using movement/choreography (muscle/physical science), learning songwriting/creating songs (causal science patterns), making musical instruments (Sound/robotics) from everyday objects designed to mimic scientific topics; to demonstrate......

Storytree staff members work with classroom teachers to create an engaging standards-based theatre experience for students....

Practicing mindfulness can help the cognitive process. Labyrinths can be useful in helping children to retain information. Whether it be school curriculum, team building, or problem solving, Students discover the what, where and why of labyrinths.  Through hands-on experiences, they learn to create labyrinths using various materials......

Explore the vibrant and colorful world of natural dyes! Choose a study of cave paintings, or the culture of Africa and Europe with a focus on natural pigments and dyes....

Students use dance movement, traditional life stories and their creative energy to explore math, science and literature....

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