Arts Integration

Sequential arts learning experiences that weave ideas and/or concepts between and among arts and non-­arts disciplines, effectively advancing knowledge and/or skills in an arts discipline while concurrently advancing knowledge and/or skills in other disciplines.

Arts Integration Overview/Roles

Arts Integration in Action in HOT Schools

Evidence of Authentic Integration

Science and Songwriting

John Lyman School former teacher, Gail Freeman (now a HOT Schools Coach Facilitator) shared a 3rd/4th grade science unit she designed and taught integrating the arts to learn science as well as using science to learn art forms.

HOT Schools Quote

“Through this authentic experience, it required our students to improve their attention to detail visually and with texts as they developed a historically accurate depiction, both in the mural and in their poems. These skills are essential in meeting the requirements of the Common Core”.

Tammie Bakaj & Barbara Johnson, Jack Jackter Intermediate School