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Show 53: Tricia and Dave Fuglestad September 10, 2014 5:24 pm

Show 53: Tricia and Dave Fuglestad

This week on the aRTs Roundtable we are dedicating the entire podcast to Tricia and Dave Fuglestad. Tricia usually podcasts with us. Dave, her husband, was involved in a serious motorcycle accident on August 2, 2014 that currently has left him paralyzed. He also is an educator in the northern suburbs of Chicago. Both are on leave of absence. There are a variety of things you can do to help out this amazing couple. They will be retro-fitting their home […]

aRTs Roundtable 51: Get on Board: Reaching a Variety of Learners in ONE classroom June 25, 2014 3:56 pm

aRTs Roundtable 51: Get on Board: Reaching a Variety of Learners in ONE classroom

This week on the aRTs Roundtable talk the variety of learners we teach, from gifted to self-contained, all in the same class period. How creative lesson planning and innovative scheduling can produce amazing results. Show Host: Brenda Muench   Show Contributors: Tricia Fuglestad, Jennifer Kolze and Carol Broos Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any questions or comments- artsroundtable@edreach.us

aRTs Roundtable 50: Growth Mindset in the Arts Classroom, Growing UP! June 4, 2014 3:10 pm

aRTs Roundtable 50: Growth Mindset in the Arts Classroom, Growing UP!

This week on the aRTs Roundtable talk about the growth we experience in the arts classroom. Since we have students for multiple years, we experience and thrive on the long-term growth of our students. How to create a long-term growth mindset and develop personal goals within the arts classroom Show Host: Carol Broos Show Contributors: Tricia Fuglestad, Jennifer Kolze and Brenda Muench  Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any questions or comments- artsroundtable@edreach.us

aRTs Roundtable 49: Going Low Tech to High Tech, the Growing Pains April 2, 2014 3:00 pm

aRTs Roundtable 49: Going Low Tech to High Tech, the Growing Pains

This week on the aRTs Roundtable talk about tips for starting technology projects in the arts classroom. There will be growing pains in the beginning. Some simple tips to minimize tech “fails.” Show Host: Carol Broos Show Contributors: Tricia Fuglestad, Jennifer Kolze and Brenda Muench  Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any questions or comments- artsroundtable@edreach.us

aRTs Roundtable 48: What’sha Working On? March 5, 2014 8:07 pm

aRTs Roundtable 48: What’sha Working On?

This week on the aRTs Roundtable talk about the activities, life events, and things we all are working on. Being an educator spills over into our personal life. We talk about topics dear to our hearts and are all centered upon relationships we have in our journey of arts education. Show Host: Carol Broos Show Contributors: Tricia Fuglestad, Jennifer Kolze and Brenda Muench  Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any questions or comments- artsroundtable@edreach.us

aRTs Roundtable 46: Expanding Your Teacher Reach January 23, 2014 8:10 am

aRTs Roundtable 46: Expanding Your Teacher Reach

This week on the aRTs Roundtable  we discuss how to expand your teacher reach outside the classroom. It starts with our students and their work. The sharing and communicating with other educators on a personal level, leads to many more opportunities for you and your students. Show Host: Carol Broos Show Contributors: Tricia Fuglestad, Jennifer Kolze and Brenda Muench  Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any questions or comments- artsroundtable@edreach.us

aRTs Roundtable 45: Creating the “Quiet Train” in your Arts Classroom December 18, 2013 3:45 pm

aRTs Roundtable 45: Creating the “Quiet Train” in your Arts Classroom

This week on the aRTs Roundtable  Carol Broos discusses  her ride on the “quiet train,” to work suggests do we, can we, should we have a complete silence opportunity for our students in the arts. Tricia Fuglestad talks about the blah, blah, oops video created by too much talking and not enough focus. Jennifer Kolze and Brenda Muench talk about how best they and their students work with noise and chatter. This discussion will surprise you. It will question whether […]

aRTs Roundtable 44: Troubleshooting in the Arts, when Tech Doesn’t Cooperate November 20, 2013 8:28 pm

aRTs Roundtable 44: Troubleshooting in the Arts, when Tech Doesn’t Cooperate

This week on the aRTs Roundtable discusses how to manage technology in the arts classroom (when you only have them for 30-40 minutes) and trouble shooting with yourself and your students. Tricia talks about the new app from doink green screen. Great tips! Show Host: Carol Broos Show Contributors: Tricia Fuglestad and Brenda Muench  Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any questions or comments- artsroundtable@edreach.us

aRTs Roundtable 43: Out of Our Comfort Zone October 23, 2013 9:30 pm

aRTs Roundtable 43: Out of Our Comfort Zone

This week on the aRTs Roundtable discusses  getting out of our comfort zone in and out of the classroom. Tricia talks about her Fugleflicks website page. Brenda informs us about her skype call with the app developers of My Singing Monsters Jen discusses a class she meets with every day for the entire year of  special needs students. Getting out of our comfort zone in front of our students and allowing them to see us take risks. Show Host: Carol Broos Show […]

aRTs Roundtable 42: Procedures in the Arts October 3, 2013 1:05 pm

aRTs Roundtable 42: Procedures in the Arts

This week on the aRTs Roundtable talks about setting up procedures in the fine arts classroom. Before you  “do technology, painting, or playing instruments,” you have to have a PLAN and a PROCEDURE. Tricia has created videos that help the students remember and they are all student-created. on her Fugleflicks website page. One of her favorite ones she talks about is “Stay Neat.” Show Host: Carol Broos Show Contributors: Tricia Fuglestad, Jennifer Kolze and Brenda Muench  Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any […]

aRTs Roundtable 41: Teacher Prep for Arts Tech and Develop a PLN September 4, 2013 2:20 pm

aRTs Roundtable 41: Teacher Prep for Arts Tech and Develop a PLN

This week on the aRTs Roundtable we talk about student teachers and being a connected teacher in fine arts classroom. Fine teachers need to be connected since many are the only teachers in the school. Art teachers connect with The Art of Education, Arted2.0, The Teaching Palette, and Artsonia.  Tricia’s website – drydenart.weebly.com is also an excellent resource for iPad lessons. Music teachers connect on Facebookpln, you have to be accepted to join. So, please have something in your profile […]

aRTs Roundtable 40: My Singing Monsters, Gaming in the Music Classroom August 21, 2013 2:06 pm

aRTs Roundtable 40: My Singing Monsters, Gaming in the Music Classroom

This week on the aRTs Roundtable gaming in the music classroom. All three of us are HOOKED on My Singing Monsters app for the iPad and iPhone. A music game that we all have been obsessed with. There is a My Singing Monsters wiki where you can find how to “breed” different sound monsters and we are using mindmeister to map out our monsters. Show Host: Carol Broos Show Contributors: Jennifer Kolze and Brenda Muench  Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any […]

aRTs Roundtable 39: Playtime with the Ghosts of Summer Past, Present, and Future August 7, 2013 11:16 am

aRTs Roundtable 39: Playtime with the Ghosts of Summer Past, Present, and Future

This week on the aRTs Roundtable we talk about the all the ghosts of our summer play and creating with our iPads, and how we will use this play in our classrooms and conferences. Tricia has been playing a lot with doink app. Here’s her blogpost for creating spooky landscapes. Tricia has been experimenting with a variety of photo apps, like Superimpose. Brenda, Carol, and Jen are obsessed with My Singing Monsters. Brenda will use MadPad with the My Singing Monsters loops […]

aRTs Roundtable 38: Summer Teaching and Learning July 17, 2013 8:53 am

aRTs Roundtable 38: Summer Teaching and Learning

This week on the aRTs Roundtable we talk about the classes we are teaching. Brenda’s school does not have an art teacher, so Brenda offered two classes to her students over the summer for a small fee, all involving iPads, a claymation class and a drawing class with iPads. You can find her student work on her blog, MrsMuench.com She received her funding through https://edbacker.com/ Carol is teaching pre-service education majors entering their sophomore year. Basic technology skills revolving around file management, […]

aRTs Roundtable 37: New CORE ARTS Standards Discussion July 3, 2013 9:26 am

aRTs Roundtable 37: New CORE ARTS Standards Discussion

This week on the aRTs Roundtable we talk about the release from NCCAS (National Coalition for CORE ARTS Standards) of the PreK-8 arts standards. The High School arts standards being released later this year. Instead of dance, music, theater, and visual arts creating their own standards, the entire arts community with the addition of media arts are creating overall CORE ARTS standards. The committee is asking for feedback and you can review and comment here. We discuss our thoughts and […]

aRTs Roundtable 36: Size Matters May 29, 2013 5:00 pm

aRTs Roundtable 36: Size Matters

This week on the aRTs Roundtable we talk about class size in the arts and other individualized classes. How to develop a culture of independence within your classroom and classroom management. Tricia’s blogpost concerning iPad artist statements shows what can happen when you have small classes on a day of a field trip. Both Brenda and Tricia are using Edbacker to fund projects in their classrooms, they talk about their projects and funding. There is also donor choose, that Tricia has used to […]

aRTs Roundtable 35: Plan B May 8, 2013 3:00 pm

aRTs Roundtable 35: Plan B

This week on the aRTs Roundtable is about Plan B. What do you do when you hit a wall in technology in the arts. Tricia reached out for resources at https://edbacker.com/ Jen creatively rescheduled. Brenda using Sonic Pics is still trying a work around with her first graders and the book Fortunately by Remy Charlip. Carol was someone else’s Plan B, since another teacher found it difficult to recreate a movie. We all had the student’s in mind of creating our Plan […]

aRTs Roundtable 34: Spring Cleaning April 17, 2013 3:09 pm

aRTs Roundtable 34: Spring Cleaning

This week on the aRTs Roundtable is about Spring Cleaning. How and what do you purge in your curriculum. How to make your time with the students more meaningful and passionate. Some interesting ideas. Do you keep the tradition or innovate? Show Host: Carol Broos Show Contributors: Brenda Muench  and Jen Kolze Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any questions or comments- artsroundtable@edreach.us