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Big Idea #1 - Signatures from Big Sky: Montana's K-12 Art and Literary Magazine

Signatures is now accepting submissions for 2018! Encourage your students to submit their submissions by February 28, 2018. All submissions, writing and art, need to be submitted electronically. Visit their website for more information! 

Big Idea #2 - Montana Authors Project

Humanities Montana is inviting school to participate in the Montana Historical Society's Montana Authors Project. The project creates actual road maps and literary maps as part of bringing favorite novels, stories, poems, and personal histories of Montana and its residents to life. Contact Humanities Montana to participate. Visit the Montana Authors Project to see literary maps of famous Montana-based books, such as Ivan Doig's This House of Sky or Norman Maclean's A River Runs Through It.

Big Idea #3 - Arts Transform Commmunities: Arts Integration Conference

We invite you to participate in an exciting event coming up June 27-29, 2018.  Arts Transform Communities: The Montana Arts Integration Conference  will take place on The University of Montana campus for an audience of educators, administrators, teaching artists, community leaders,  creative thinkers and policy makers.   Sponsored by UM Arts, MCPS and SPARK! Arts, we are joined by our conference partners Montana Arts Council (MAC) and OPI. This event is an opportunity to celebrate the exciting arts integration work happening in Montana Schools through the SPARK! Arts Initiative and MAC Teacher Leaders in the Arts.  Additional information can be found on the conference web page.

~ Content Standards & Instruction thanks you for reading the 3 Big Ideas ~

Colet Bartow, Director, (406) 444-3583

School Library & Resource Coord., (406) 444-3583

Jessica Bryant, Teacher Learning Hub Coord., (406) 444-3557

Christy Mock-Stutz, English Language Arts, (406) 444-0736

Michelle McCarthy, Science, (406) 444-3537

Marisa Franklin, Mathematics, (406) 444-0706

Marjorie O’Rourke, Professional Learning Data & Info Specialist, (406) 444-3538

Wanda Arlint, Administrative Assistant, (406) 444-0716