Nanette Perrotte

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What You Can Do When the Arts are Missing from Your Elementary School

When I first began teaching, the arts were part of elementary school students' daily curriculum. Tight budgets, high stakes testing, and a heavy …

Studying the Arts in Higher Education Creates Artists & Alchemists

Raymond Tymas-Jones<p>Arts education in our society sometimes gets a bad rap. When I’m speaking with potential students and their families I’m …

Pixar's 22 rules of storytelling

These rules were originally tweeted by Emma Coats, Pixar's story artist. Number nine on the list—when you're stuck, make a list of what wouldn't …

Vimeo Video School - Storytelling the Stillmotion Way

Stillmotion is a video production company based in Oregon. Last month they produced a series of videos all about how to tell stories through video. …

The Airdropped Album: What Digital Can Learn from Vinyl

Stories we tell about songs we find (Part I)<p>A flexi disk is a thin slip of vinyl. It’s a record so light that if you grab it by one end and shake, or …

"Switch the Sign": An Algebra Song

MathSong: Switch the Sign Program Transcript<p>I put rhythm in math class<p>[sings]<br>[00:00:11]<br>These little tunes are silly<p>[sings]<p>[00:00:17]<br>I try to make the …

Say it With a Song: Music to Help Memory

TIPS & TRICKS: Labarbara Madison – “Say It With A Song” Program Transcript<p>Labarbara Madison (chanting):<br>A noun is the name of a person, a place, or a …

Language Learning

Listening Games: Tootie-Ta!

Thought starters<p>How does the game promote listening skills?<br>• What does the Tootie-Ta tell you about students' ability to follow directions?<br>• What other …

Teaching

Listen & Learn with Learning Positions

[00:00]<br>Interviewer: We have learning positions in my classroom. If they’re seated at their table groups, and if I want them to face the whiteboard, I …

Thumbs Up! Signals to Encourage Active Listening

TIMECODE COMMENT GRAPHICS<p>TEXT:<br>Common core: ELA<br>Delivering and Evaluating a Persuasive Speech<br>00:02:00 STACY BREWER: We’re ready to get started? …

Teaching

Poetry in Action: Music, Movement & Analysis

• Why does Mr. Beadle engage students in discussion before reading the first poem?<br>• How does active engagement encourage deep analysis?<br>• How do students …

Poetry

Modern Nursery Rhymes: A Musical

Transcript of<br>Composing a Musical<br>Teacher: Chris Thrasher<p>Teacher: OK let’s go back to Twinkle. Can you turn your knees and nose this way please. Now …

Teaching

Jazz & Similes: Language Meets Music

Transcript for Language Meets Music<br>01:00:00 City street [MUSIC]<br>01:00:03 EXT. music school entrance<br>Houses and Buildings GENEIN (VO):<br>Most of my …

Flute

How Music Affects the Brain and How You Can Use It to Your Advantage

Music can often make or break a day. It can change your mood, amp you up for exercise, and help you recover from injury. But how does it work …

In One Voice

Amelia Carver, who majors in music, says when she heard Yo-Yo Ma play Dvořák’s Cello Concerto, “I walked out of that auditorium tingling all over. I …

MATH3MATICZ - Official Music Video

10 Ways Babies Learn When We Sing to Them

• <b>Bonding</b> – When you sing to your baby, they bond with you and your voice. Singing makes yours the first and most important voice in her life. Your …

Parenting

The Geometry of Harmony

THEY’VE GOT RHOMBOIDS, THEY’VE GOT MUSIC. UW-Eau Claire math professor James Walker, left, and music professor Gary Don collaborated to write a newly …

Watch: Space-Time Explained With A Music Box And Möbius Strip

Math is the basis for music, but for those of us who aren’t virtuosic at either, the connection isn’t always easy to grasp. Which is what makes the videos of Vi Hart, a “mathemusician” with a dedicated YouTube following, so wonderful. Hart explains complex phenomena–from cardioids to Carl …