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Celebrate Music in our Schools Month with a Concert Photo Booth!

By: VariQuest Visual and Kinesthetic Learning Suite
February 26th, 2020

We're coming up to the month of March, where [we hope] spring is springing and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) celebrates Music in our Schools Month. Jennie Nichols, music teacher to 650 K-5 elementary students at Covington-Harper Elementary School in Virginia, has a busy March every year, as they celebrate the month's distinction. In 2019, Ms. Nichols was putting on six grade-level concerts in just one week, and she thought, wouldn't it be great to recognize all the students' hard work and document the days with a fun photo booth?

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Academic Subject: Arts and Music | Academic Subject: Interdisciplinary | Featured Topics: Lessons and Activities | Featured Topics: Templates for FREE download

Self Awareness: Lesson Plan for Grades 4-8

By: Geena Maharaj
May 18th, 2015

This lesson plan is part of our partnership with two creative educators from The Curriculum Corner, bringing you free Common Core aligned lesson ideas, teacher resources, and templates you can easily print with your VariQuest® Perfecta® Poster Design System - just be sure you have the latest version of the VariQuest Software! 

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Featured Topics: Character Education | VariQuest Tools: Poster Maker 3600 | VariQuest Tools: Cutout Maker 1800 | Academic Subject: Arts and Music

Setting Goals for Student Growth

By: Julia Cremin
October 11th, 2014

Whether we like it or not, high stakes testing has arrived. One of our main responsibilities as educators is to prepare students for success on these tests. For students to succeed, we must get students’ buy in on the importance of these tests. If students own their growth in their test scores, they are more likely to take the test seriously. They are also more likely to invest time into their education, which is what we ultimately are trying to achieve.

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Grade Level: Primary (PK-2) | Academic Subject: Arts and Music | Featured Topics: Lessons and Activities

Colors – Paint Lesson Plan

By: Lindsey Graff
August 31st, 2013

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