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The Perpich Arts Integration Network of Teachers fosters collaborative arts integration in Minnesota through K-12 teacher professional development and funding to schools. With Perpich Center facilitation, teacher teams develop and implement arts-integrated lessons and units. 

Featured blogs

  • Teachers engaged with pan flutes

    Adapting Arts Integration Units for Your Classroom

    Posted on Feb 14, 2017

    Are you interested in using one of the published units on our PAINT website, or in using arts-integrated curriculum you found in another collection? Maybe you like many things about the unit, but you know it will require some adapting to make it work in your classroom, and figuring out what to adapt is puzzling. As you begin to make it your own keep in mind the categories of learning called for, the kinds of artistic processes students are using, and the benchmarks for grade ranges just above and just below those you are teaching.

  • collaborative graphic from GTCommunications

    Collaboration

    Posted on Sep 26, 2016

    The Perpich Center Arts Integration Network of Teachers engage in powerful professional learning experiences in which collaborating with colleagues is embedded in the program goals. Arts Integration as well as other interdisciplinary curriculum frameworks provide the on-ramp for collaboration.

  • Dorothea Lang's Migrant Mother

    World Art Museums in Your Classroom

    Posted on Aug 31, 2016

    Responding to art is an important process in an arts classroom and can be a valuable strategy when integrating art into other content areas.

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