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March 20, 2014

Smithsonian Institutes Summer 2014
            Two new Smithsonian Institutes are scheduled at United Tribes for Summer 2014.
June 23-27 Smithsonian Institute III
Teaching English/Language Arts with Music, Drama and the Arts
Integrating art, drama and music into the curriculum. Sessions based on “The Tale of Despereaux." Participants receive a copy of the book and related objects.
Also Including:

  • Social Studies content aligned with the standards used as basis for art activities
  • Storytelling and using stories and songs in the classroom, relating to specific standards
  • Strategies and techniques for teaching tribal arts to elementary-aged children
  • Foldables, reader's theater, voice poems and more

July 28-August 1 Smithsonian Institute IV:
Science and Technology Integration

  • Hands-on, object-based activities in earth sciences
  • One-day field trip to Theodore Roosevelt National Park near Medora
  • Learning geologic processes that shaped Badlands landforms, including minerals and  fossilization
  • Planetary geology: "A Spacecraft Tour of the Planets"
  • Activities and games about Mars, including Mars rovers
  • Planetary geology and Native American astronomy

More Info: Lisa Azure, UTTC Teacher Education Director, 701-255-3285 x 1407, lazure@uttc.edu.

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