Institute and Retreat Handouts
2010 Institute Handouts
Swingin’ on the Family Tree
Swingin' on the Family Tree. A Nora's Ark Recording
Scansion is the method of determining meter of a poem and is accomplished by marking accented syllables, distinguishing the metrical feet and counting the feet.
American Musical Heritage
America’s Musical Heritage – CD Contents
It’s Gonna Rain
IT'S GONNA RAIN: Music and Lyrics by Eli Yamin & Clifford Carlson
“Learning History Through Ballads” Workshop
“LEARNING HISTORY THROUGH BALLADS” WORKSHOP: America the Beautiful, Words by Katharine Lee Bates, Melody by Samuel Ward
Dance Integration: Ideas for Implementation
Nora’s Ark Workshop #1
NORA’S ARK WORKSHOP VERSION #1 BY ELI YAMIN & CLIFFORD CARLSON
Poetry to Song
Poetry to Song: Resources for Teachers
Movements in the eight patterns may be done standing, sitting on the floor or a chair, lying down, or traveling through space. The BrainDance should be done sequentially and holistically.
Nora’s Ark Cover Page
Nora's Ark (workshop version) by Eli Yamin & Clifford Carlson
History Through Ballads
History Through Ballads - Resources for Teachers
Interpreting My Universe Through Poetry and Dance
The info-session “Interpreting Our Universe Through Poetry and Dance” will allow participants the opportunity to examine their environment of personal experience and the global world of current events and historical periods through the lens of poetry and dance.
Mississippi Blues Trail Lesson Plan
Whole Schools Summer Institute 2010; Meridian, Miss. / Scott Barretta, Writer and Historian, Mississippi Blues Trail / Mary Margaret Miller, Heritage Director, Mississippi Arts Commission
Classroom As Theatre
Classroom As Theatre: Presented by Wavelength Whole Schools Institute 2010, Meridian, Mississippi
SICK by Shel Silverstein
SICK by Shel Silverstein: I can/not go/ to school/ today.” 8 Said lit/tle Peg/gy Ann/ McKay. 8...
Island of the Blue Dolphins
The info-session: Island of the Blue Dolphins: Literacy Connections and Making Meaning is an instructional resource for junior and senior high school and special education teachers. It uniquely combines literacy and the visual arts into all curriculum areas by using the language and vocabulary found within the juvenile work of fiction The Island of the Blue Dolphins.
Culture in the Classroom
Culture in the Classroom, Interdisciplinary Arts Integration: Presented by Andrea Schipke and Casey Watts Nora Davis Magnet School
Igniting and Inviting High Engagement, Motivation, and Achievement with Improvisation
Igniting and Inviting High Engagement, Motivation, and Achievement with Improvisation and Components for High Engagement, Motivation, Performance, and Achievement
Sound and Structure
Information from Writing Metrical Poetry, contemporary Lessons for Mastering Traditional Forms by William Baer, Writer’s Digest Books
Literacy for Little People
Literacy for Little People: Literacy Connections and Making Meaning, presented by Deborah Adero Ferguson
There’s Blue All Around Me (Prey)
THERE'S BLUE ALL AROUND ME (Prey), Music and Lyrics by Eli Yamin and Clifford Carlson
Sparkle and TWANG Questions
Questions and Answers
Amazing Grace Lyrics
Amazing Grace Lyrics -- John Newton (1725-1807), Stanza 6 anon.
Elements of Music
Jodie Austin – Just Swinging – 2010 Whole Schools Institute
There’s Blue All Around Me (Predators)
There's Blue All Around Me (predators), A Nora's Ark Recording
Sparkle and Twang
WEBSITES/RESOURCES FOR Sparkle & TWANG
Drawing: A Qualitative Approach to Teaching Art
Everyone can engage in art-making behavior. Just because a child can draw, paint or construct doesn’t mean it is a work of good or bad art. It may be a child’s visual statement, but it doesn’t necessarily mean it is of art quality.
Lesson Plan for Motif Magic
Whole Schools Summer Institute, July 21, 2010 - Lesson Plan for Motif Magic - Lesson Author: Janis Anderson
Upcoming Opportunities for Educators
Summer Institute Information
2018 WSI Summer Institute is June 11-15, 2018 at the MS Gulf Coast Community College - Jefferson Davis Campus.
420 Debuys Rd.
Biloxi MS 39531
Contact Andrea Coleman, 601.359.6040, for registration information.