Favorite Videoconference: Center for Puppetry Arts

I’m still cleaning our old website, and archiving old things here on my blog. These are featured articles and video clips on our favorite content providers from 2000-2001 and we still love these providers and programs!

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The Center for Puppetry Arts uses the latest technology to offer nationwide Distance Learning programs for K-12. Hands-on puppet building workshops are conducted via videoconferencing and are tailored to specific classroom topics and curriculum. The arts are infused with science, social studies, language arts and other disciplines to create a dynamic, interactive virtual classroom for a virtual field trip experience. Programs complements national curriculum standards in language arts, social studies, science, math and other areas. The Center provides a comprehensive study guide and materials list.

“I loved the videoconference. It helped me get a better learning experience.”


Each student will construct a Butterfly Marionette while participating in learning activities about the lifecycle of the butterfly, what makes a butterfly an insect, coloring and camouflage, moths, and the similarities and differences between caterpillars and butterflies. Video clips and photographs of the different stages in the life of a butterfly are included. This is a great arts and science lesson all in one! Video clip from May 24, 2000. Get QuickTime.

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