The Weekly Knot

Vol.4 Issue 32

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PD Oppurtunities

Is from July 9 - July 12, 2018 @ Bowie State University. It is a PAID arts integration workshop and it is a wonderful way to increase your understanding of AI as well as get new ideas! Registration is May 21, 2018 - It is very popular and filled up last year in 3hours!
  • SRN 1061219101

National Portrait Gallery: Learning to Look Summer Teacher Institute

Learn how to integrate portraiture into your classroom and connect your students with history, biography, visual art, and more! This institute has two sessions that will be held at the National Portrait Gallery, June 25-29 and July 9-13. Click here to learn more or apply!

  • Registration closes April 16th
  • $100 per person

Arts, Books, and Creativity (ABC) Teacher Institute

Empower and Inspire Your Students Though Art! Participants practice the Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) method for facilitating art discussions and brainstorm ideas for integrating visual arts with language arts, social studies, math, and science in their own classrooms and more with the NMWA's education staff and book artist Carol Barton.
  • FREE
  • July 9-July 13, 2018
  • Classroom teachers are encouraged to apply.
  • Registration closes May 14th. Learn more here.


The Phillips Collection has collaborated with the University of Maryland to develop a three credit course to provide PGCPS teachers with the opportunity to integrate the visual arts, strategies, tools, and resources seamlessly into the core curriculum for K-12 students.

  • This 45hr, 15 week course will be offered from October to January and is mostly online.
  • 3 CPD credits: $300 / 3 UMD Grad Credits: $2,040

Even if the class is not for you, check out the Prism.K12 website for great resources!

Brain Breaks restore student focus!

PARCC is upon us, give students time to relax and move!

Teacher Week Schedule

A Week-Media Schedule

Monday, April 16th

PARCC 3rd-5th Math
Level Up

Tuesday, April 17th

PARCC 3rd-5th Math

Please have project displays in Hallways and/or Showcases by the end of today!

Wednesday, April 18th

Affirmation Circle, 7:10 in front of the Art Room

PARCC 3rd-5th Math

Faculty Meeting

Thursday, April 19th

PARCC 3rd-5th Math

Arts Integration Department Walk Through, 8-9am

Friday, April 20th