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This course provides an introduction to arts integration. Upon completing this course, you will understand what arts integration looks like and how it benefits students. You will be ready to begin creating arts integrated lessons yourself! 

Created by Jenny Bevill and Christy Mock-Stutz.

type of course Self-paced course length 1 OPI Renewal Unit audience K-12 Teachers
user rating User Ratings: 3.8 3.9 stars

"Loved this course and am trying to incorporate more art into my teaching!" -Teacher, Moore, MT

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This course highlights how the arts can support Tobacco Use Prevention Programs and provides you specific ways to incorporate arts into your curriculum by providing lesson plans and family outreach opportunities.

Created by Kris Minard, OPI Tobacco Education Program Specialist and Willard Alternative School in Missoula, MT

Type of Course Self-paced course course length 1 OPI Renewal Unit Audience All Educators
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Introduction to the new Montana Media Arts Standards. This course will guide you through the new Montana Media Arts Standards and provide resources for integrating media arts into any classroom.

Created by Wes Hines, Kalispell Public Schools

Type of Course Self-paced course length 2 OPI Renewal Units audience All educators
user rating User Ratings: 3.8 3.8 stars

"Thank you for a fascinating course that helps me feel much more comfortable using digital storytelling with my students!" -Elementary Teacher, Havre, MT

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This course is the sequel to Media Arts 101: An Overview of the New Montana Media Arts Standards and Media Arts Content Areas, which must be completed before enrolling in this course. In this age of technology, media arts is the tool to communicate worldwide. In this course, you will create a media arts project using photography, video, sound, and editing software you can then share and use with your students.

Created by Wes Hines, Kalispell Public Schools (ret), Media Arts Specialist.

Type of Course Self-paced course course length 4 OPI Renewal Units Audience K-12 
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The Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) developed a series of 3 webinars to share instructional resources with Montana teachers. This course provides access to the webinars, as well as interactive activities for teachers to immediately apply the strategies and find the resources discussed in the webinar series.

Created by Christy Mock-Stutz, OPI English Language Arts Instructional Coordinator.

Type of Course Self-paced course course length 3 OPI Renewal Units Audience K-12 Teachers
user rating User Ratings: 3.6 3.6 stars

"Thank you for great inquiry-based resources." - Elementary Teacher, Havre, MT