Studies Weekly Lesson Plan

Collaborative Conversations Using the Jigsaw Strategy

Grade Levels: K-8 Social Studies Strands: Civics/Government, Geography, Economics, & History Why: (Purpose) Deep Learning Collaborative conversations foster effective communication and collaboration skills. Depending on the nature and topic of conversation, they have the potential to foster critical thinking, citizenship, and creativity as well. Higher Student Achievement This strategy has a significant and positive effect…

The Sorrow of Telemachus by Angelica Kauffman

10 Female Painters Who Shaped Art History

Many female painters have made significant contributions to art history. Not only did they create masterpieces, but they pioneered art movements and painting techniques that inspire artists today. Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–c. 1652) Italian Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi was the first female member of the prestigious Accademia de Arte del Disegno (Academy of Arts of Drawing)…