Perpich Arts Integration Project


Teacher teams, each with an arts specialist included, plan rich arts integration curriculum.... learn more
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. 

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  • collaborative graphic from GTCommunications


    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.

  • shipwreck underwater

    Breaking Down the Walls, Building up the Excitement

    Posted on Apr 06, 2015

    Shipwrecks abound in room 202 at William Kelley High School in Silver Bay, MN. Each student in my class is researching his or her very own Lake Superior shipwreck. Engagement has never been higher. Students feel ownership over their reading because they are the only one with knowledge about a particular shipwreck. After a local storyteller’s visit, students have begun telling their own stories. Conversations between students and parents have been sparked as students bring their excitement home.

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