Tag Archives: ELA

Teachers: Art, literacy and P Credits this fall at MFTA

Project Based Learning: Reuse in English Language Arts Starts Saturday, September 22 Advanced Course for ELA-integrated Art Projects Build student success by learning to use items from the recycling bin and free supplies from MFTA for classroom projects and presentations. … Continue reading

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Learning ELA in the shadows!

On June 7, over 50 teachers and staff from New York City public schools joined us at Materials for the Arts and MFTA recipient Frank Sinatra School of the Arts High School to learn how to bring puppetry into their English classes. Check … Continue reading

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Creative PD for Teachers: 2012 Summer Institutes at MFTA (Win a free course too!)

Materials for the Arts Summer Institute Courses with Joy Suarez, MFTA Master Teaching Artist This summer, learn how items from the recycling bin and free supplies from Materials for the Arts can be creatively reused to make engaging projects for … Continue reading

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Bringing Literacy to Life: June 7 Shadow Puppetry Workshop for English Language Arts

Learn to bring literacy to life using shadow puppetry during this hands-on workshop with Joy Suarez at Materials for the Arts. Using items from the recycling bin and free supplies from MFTA, participants will learn techniques to create a variety … Continue reading

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Teachers: Bring literacy to life with no sew costumes!

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

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Can you teach the Common Core Standards and make art? Absolutely!

TEACHERS: We’re excited for the upcoming school year and our warehouse is packed to the brim with all sorts of supplies you can take back to your schools–as always, everything is FREE to registered members. Not only does Materials for … Continue reading

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TEACHERS: *Paper: From Pulp to Fiction* a NEW P credit course starts MONDAY

TEACHERS: There’s still time to sign up for “PAPER: From Pulp to Fiction,” a week-long course offered for P credit at Materials for the Arts. The course starts Monday, July 18, at 9:30 am. As with all of our P … Continue reading

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