Perpich Arts Integration Network of Teachers

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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

  • Inquiring Minds Want to Know

    Posted on Feb 27, 2017

    Curiosity is a motivating factor in life.  Observing events around you can trigger different questions: “Wow!  How can that be?” or “Why did that happen?”  This is where we’re at in our collaborative efforts at YME with science, art, and agriculture coming together to create Raku pottery.

  • 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.

  • Grateful

    Posted on Feb 10, 2017

    When positivity is challenged, patience is lacking, and persistence is deflated, remember to be grateful.  We have had genuine experiences.  We can do this.

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