Teaching

Whether you’re a new Teaching Artist or you’ve been in the field for a long time, there’s always more to learn. Every student and classroom is different; it’s helpful to have a range of skills and strategies at the ready. Resources in this section are comprehensive, with a focus on practical tips, accommodations, strategies, and tools for programs in progress. Some resources have been crowdsourced from Teaching Artist contributors, and others have emerged from research in education and the arts.

Explore Teaching Resources

  • Online Adaptations for Classroom and Behavior Management

    Classroom & Behavior Management, Remote Teaching & Learning

    Discover strategies for supporting positive behavior and fostering a connected classroom community while teaching online.

  • Preventing Sensory Overstimulation in the Classroom

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Discover steps you can take to reduce sensory overstimulation during your lessons by making slight adjustments to the environment, materials, and content.

  • Recording Inclusive Videos for Asynchronous Learning

    Remote Teaching & Learning

    Create recorded videos to support students with diverse needs using this guide developed by ArtsConnection Teaching Artists

  • Strategies for Supporting Students with Disabilities

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Use this extensive guide to find strategies to support student needs and skills related everything from communication to self-regulation to motor skills.

  • Strategies for Sustained Arts Engagement Between Sessions

    Classroom Partners

    Explore ways to support arts engagement even when you aren’t present in the classroom

  • Teaching Materials and Tools that Accommodate Students with Disabilities

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    This resource provides tips and examples of supportive materials and tools, how to use them during your lessons, and where to find them.

  • Transitions 101

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Learn why good transitions (into, during, and out of a lesson) are important and get strategies, tips, and troubleshooting to strengthen your transitions

  • Trauma-Informed Teaching & Healing-Centered Practices

    Liberated Learning Environments

    Learn more about trauma, how to recognize it in the classroom, and how to incorporate Trauma-Informed, Healing-Centered teaching techniques into your work.