Tag Archives: math

Counting on the arts

Math is all over the airwaves these days as experts talk about the relevancy of algebra and why so many of our students drop out of math classes.  At MFTA we love Math.  Without numbers, we would not be able … Continue reading

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What do coffee filters and tie-dye have in common?

Quietly nestled between fabulous boxes of M&J trim, bins of jewel cases and stacks of old slide carousels, are piles of coffee filters that have found their way to our LIC warehouse.  Soft and airy, their symmetry and translucency makes … 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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Learn to integrate elementary math and art on Election Day

This Election Day join Materials for the Arts to learn art projects that link the elementary math Common Core standards and art. Teaching artists Joy Suarez and John Kaiser will show teachers and school staff free or low-cost art projects … 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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ROAR! How NYC teachers make learning engaging

We’re at the midway point of our first July P credit course, “Creative Infusion,” and I’m amazed by each one of the creations that have come out of the studio classrooms. The teachers participating in this course are filled with … Continue reading

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