Western Michigan University

ED 430: Creativity in the Classroom

Allison Downey

Diane Eberts

September 29, 2003

Dear Teachers:

Thank you for allowing students from ED 430: Creativity in the Elementary School to teach arts-based lessons in your classrooms. This is an important opportunity for pre-service teachers to put their ideas for integrating the arts in the elementary/middle school curriculum into practice.

Please verify that (Student name)_______________________________will be teaching a lesson on (topic or name of lesson)___________________________ in your classroom at (school)_____________________ in the ___________grade, integrating the following subjects or themes in your classroom: _______________________________________. Students are required to give you a lesson plan before teaching the lesson as well as a teacher evaluation for you to provide feedback on the student's lesson.

Teacher's name_________________________________Date:_______________

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns. My office phone is 387-1820.

Thank you,


Allison L. Downey
Assistant Professor
Department of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership
Western Michigan University



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