Arts Integration is instruction combining two or more content areas, wherein the arts constitute one or more of the integrated areas. The integration is based on shared or related concepts, and instruction in each content area has depth and integrity – reflected by embedded assessments, standards, and objectives.
For an idea of how Arts Integration works at Lusher, please explore the wonderful videos below.
High School Visual Artists and Environmental Scientists build, test, and sell pirogues.
Mrs. deVeer’s and Ms. Murry’s kindegarteners studied shapes and foundational structures through an architectural exploration in a year long project involving photography, 3-dimensional creations, painting, drawing, and blue-printing.
Mrs. deVeer’s and Ms. Murry’s kindegarteners explore reflections and shadows through dance. Our study took the whole year to complete.
Ms. Brewer works with Ms. Theil’s Second Grade class, performing various ways to create mountains.
Ms. Brewer works with Ms. Squassoni’s First Grade Class in choreography of moving letters for Shape Study.