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Category Archives: P credit
With a forecast high of 81 degrees, spring may have come and gone already! Rest assured, MFTA will keep tweeting like a bird in spring all season long… A Keith Haring exhibition opened at the Brooklyn Museum last week. The … Continue reading
Paper: From Pulp to Fiction, a “P” credit course for teachers, starts Saturday, April 21! Learn how items from the recycling bin and free supplies from Materials for the Arts can be creatively reused for engaging lessons in all content … Continue reading
All public school teachers in New York City are eligible to visit our warehouse and receive free MFTA supplies for their classrooms. While these supplies may not be conventional art materials, they can be used to create low-cost, engaging lessons … Continue reading
The Common Core Standards (.pdf) encourage students to discuss and retell key details from texts to demonstrate understanding and mastery. An exciting way to encourage these discussions, especially regarding characters, is for students to design costumes based on what they … Continue reading
A couple of months ago, MFTA recipients were bombarded by these brightly colored orbs in the warehouse–almost like the streets of San Francisco were in this famous Bravia commercial, which you can see after the jump.
These photos were sent over from Mrs. Ferguson, a former participant in one of our Professional Development bookmaking workshops. She used the techniques and methods in the workshop and brought them back to the Beach Channel High School here in Queens. Aside … Continue reading
Learn how items from the recycling bin and free supplies from Materials for the Arts can be creatively reused for engaging lessons in all content areas. During this multi-session course, teachers focus on developing hands-on, Common Core-aligned lesson plans for … Continue reading
The Bearden Project opened at The Studio Museum in Harlem today. It is a must see, especially if you’re interested in creative reuse. The exhibition is the third Bearden-related show featured on this blog and one of many which celebrate … Continue reading