|The Lowcountry Arts Integration Project was a four year project (plus 4 pilot years) that brought learning through the arts to teachers and students at three public schools in Beaufort, South Carolina.
The project ended in June 2011 and was supported by a US Department of Education Arts Education Model Development & Dissemination Grant.
Download How Do You Know: a guide to arts integration by artists for educators, parents, administrators and the community.
|Try out a lesson plan please email a brief note when you download who and where are you?|
|detailed table of contents
to the 43-pages of
How Do You Know
a guide to arts integration by artists:
p5: goals of grant, what we did, the teacher-artist process.
p7: reflection from a science teacher on her collaboration with a visual artist.
p8-10: the obstacles, and what we accomplished.
p11-12: What we recommend.
p13-14: Arts Integration & the Process of Transformation by artist Melba Cooper
p15: We just need to believe it, by Cindy McKain, music teacher.
p16- 22: Cultural Community Scholars & the book Circle Unbroken in the classroom.
p23-27: Why folklore, folk artists, and community scholars? by Paddy Bowman
p.28-30: Teaching Artists~ what they are, and what they have that helps.
p31-32: Sustainability through advocacy by teaching artist Lisa Annelouise Rentz
p33-35: The effects of sustaining arts integration by dance teaching artist Caroline Hoadley.
p36: what 3rd graders at St. Helena Elementary School had to say about their Shag & Social Dance lessons.
p38: A Visual Arts message for parents.
p39-40: a How-to guide for kids and parents writing creatively at home.
p41-43: recommended reading and viewing~ meet Mrs. Fuddle!
teaching artist Kim Keats
teaching artist Caroline Hoadley
teaching artist Melba Cooper
teaching artist Lisa Annelouise Rentz
teaching artist Hank D. Herring
Gullah community scholar Louise Miller Cohen.
Gullah community scholar Ervena Faulkner
Gullah community scholar Anita Singleton Prather
folklife scholar Paddy Bowman
ARTworks in Beaufort (and their fab afterschool program)
Beaufort County School District
Kennedy Center Partners in Education & ArtsEdge
Teaching Artist Journal
Mrs. Fuddle's 2nd Grade Class a picture book about how one teacher discovered AI.
Carolina Shag~ the Spirit of Southern Social Dance
Pencils, Words, & Kids ~ the app for How & Why to Write, for kids and their mentors, including scenes from the LAIP.