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Reason in the Kitchen - from Rhythm, Rhyme and Reason - features specially designed "modules" of five international recipes each, with exciting presentations describing the history, social context, ethnicity, philosophy and cultures behind each one!
Subjects:
Food Science, Cooking, Informational Text
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
EBooks, Minilessons, Cultural Activities
$4.50
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
For Teachers and Students: Welcome to Poets Breathing Life, a series of modules intended for class presentation and study supplements consisting of four essays each, focusing on a particular theme; showcasing poets, writers, cultures and
Subjects:
Human Development, Anthropology, Native American Studies
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Reflective Journals for Teachers, Mini-Course, Cultural Activities
$4.50
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
Four Corners of the World - The Great Inca Empire: The Inca were the last inheritors of an empire begun by the Moche, Nasca and Chimú. From their capital city, Cuzco, their rulers presided over 25,000 kilometers of roads, suspension bridges and
Subjects:
Archaeology, Ancient History, Native Americans
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Minilessons, Printables
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
This project requires some preparation time and may involve more than one class session, but the results are worth it! Part of the fun is having the children use their imagination to make their puppets look as artful, colorful and "dressed up" as
Subjects:
Arts, Visual Arts, Problem Solving
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
Woven Ideologies - Aspects of Mexico and Latin America I is a syllabus and 14-Week Undergraduate Course - Latin American Studies, focusing on Mexico, part one of a two part series. Course Objectives: Investigate Mexico’s fusion of contemporary and
Subjects:
Geography (University), Sociology, Native American Studies
Grades:
Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Whole Courses, Syllabi, Cultural Activities
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
Welcome to the exciting world of musical instruments! Instruments represent many things; acoustics, engineering, sciences, cultures, traditions, visual arts and philosophies. Getting to know some of the musical instruments of countries around the
Subjects:
Native Americans, Music, Geography
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Cultural Activities
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This presentation for higher education students is part of a new series; Rhythm, Rhyme and Reason Dynamic Learning! Come and join interdisciplinary artist/author Tim Hazell as he explores vision, imagination and perception’s role in art and
Subjects:
Art, Art History, Curriculum & Instruction
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lectures, Research, Thematic Unit Plans
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
Reason in the Kitchen - from Rhythm, Rhyme and Reason - features specially designed "modules" of five international recipes each, with exciting presentations describing the history, social context, ethnicity, philosophy and cultures behind each
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography, Cooking
Grades:
12th, Higher Education
Types:
Test Prep, Minilessons, Printables
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
Four Corners of the World: The Inca were the last inheritors of an empire begun by the Moche and Nasca, Tiwanaku, Wari and Chimú. From their capital city, Cuzco, their rulers presided over many different nations, over 25,000 kilometers of roads
Subjects:
Ancient History, Native Americans, Geography
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Multimedia, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
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Rhythm, Rhyme and Reason for Kids Arts and Sciences Project: Introduction to Design Orange Outside, Orange Inside! This 12 page printable contains complete project details for a class favorite! Art and Science combine in this easy to follow
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, Arts
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Projects, Fun Stuff, Printables
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
Tropical Fish Posters with 3-D possibilities! Arts and Sciences Project Introduction to Mixed Media Make and decorate a "Tropical Fish Poster" with paper, crayons and mixed media. Optional newspaper stuffing can be added for a "three
Subjects:
Visual Arts
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Projects, Fun Stuff, Printables
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
More from Rhythm, Rhyme and Reason Mexico Is... Mexico Is...an exciting journey through images and text into the heartland of Mexico's Bajio or central plateau region. This temperate area is mountainous and contains some of the country's oldest
Subjects:
Environment, Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Printables, Cultural Activities
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
Enjoy this introduction to the natural sciences! Meet Freddie and his family of Mexican cats in their beautiful colonial city of San Miguel de Allende. This book promotes reading and cognitive skill development for children as they use the photos,
Subjects:
Reading, Environment, General Science
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Original Textbooks, Fun Stuff, Printables
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
This presentation for middle school students is part of a new series; Rhythm, Rhyme and Reason Dynamic Learning! Come and join interdisciplinary artist/author Tim Hazell as he explores the world's desert regions, from the Sahara to the Atacama, as
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Science Centers
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
Art & Music Project: Make and decorate a Mexican instrument rattle! Traditionally these were crafted in many fanciful shapes, and animals were a favorite, some with magical powers. This project includes several examples from simple plastic
Subjects:
Native Americans, Arts, Music
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Multimedia, Cultural Activities
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
Reason in the Kitchen - from Rhythm, Rhyme and Reason - features specially designed "modules" of five international recipes each, with exciting presentations describing the history, social context, ethnicity, philosophy and cultures behind each
Subjects:
Food Science, History, Anthropology
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons, Printables
$4.50
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
Rituales Breaks New Ground for Mexican Alternative Films! For Theater and Film Department Teachers and Students: This presentation captures some of the excitement of Rituales (Rituals), an experimental film from San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato,
Subjects:
Drama, Film, Theater Arts
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Multimedia, Movie Guides, Cultural Activities
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
This presentation for higher education students is part of a new series; Rhythm, Rhyme and Reason Dynamic Learning! Come and join interdisciplinary artist/author Tim Hazell as he explores Art and Urbanism from the perspective of leading movements,
Subjects:
Architecture, Art, Human Development
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lectures, Mini-Course, Professional Development
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
Prior to the 1930s, literature of the Caribbean was the diversion of a ruling class elite. Englishmen of the “Sugar Isles” recorded their impressions and the romance of British imperialism in an idealized tropical paradise. The rise of
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Afro-American Studies, Anthropology
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Multimedia, Minilessons, Cultural Activities
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By Rhythm Rhyme and Reason
Musing about man’s moral incertitude, Blaise Pascal sought deliverance from doubt in the insistent demands of the heart. Against all reliance on theology, dogmatic or philosophical, we recover our dignity and repossess our faith as true passion
Subjects:
Comparative Literature, Philosophy, Psychology
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Original Textbooks, Mini-Course, Cultural Activities
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I live and work in the beautiful colonial town of San Miguel de Allende, nestled in the mountains of Guanajuato State, Mexico. Rhythm, Rhyme and Reason began in the US as a result of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and continues in Mexico with great success in rural Mexican primary schools. The program is free and expanding rapidly, with over 100 students and more locations to be added this year. My profile photo features an actual class session in progress for grades 5 and 6 at the Los Ricos school! We combine native instruments from Mexico's ancient past, along with those of world cultures. The all-inclusive program explores poetry and visual arts. This unique concept has become a fluid, empowering medium that brings classrooms to exuberant life!

MY TEACHING STYLE

Mexico, its regions and native influences have added to my vision of teaching and program development. I'm constantly having to design fresh approaches that are not part of the regular curriculum experience. Nothing has been more satisfying than travelling out to resource-compromised communities deep in the Mexican countryside, setting up instant classes in the local schools and opening doors of discovery for the kids!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Grants, awards and residencies include the San Miguel Community Foundation, Schreiner University, Kerrville, Texas - Liberal Arts, Texas Writers' Conference Feature Speaker 2007, University of Leon 3rd Architects' Congress Feature Speaker 2009, John Anson Kittredge Educational Fund, San Miguel Educational Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts - Links and Circle Grants 1996-97, and PROCAN (Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada) Award for "Best Vocal Work" - contemporary classical, 1987. I've published poetry, essays and over 150 articles, many on ancient civilizations and cultures of Mexico, Central and South America.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I first began 10 years of teaching music, art and general curriculum at the Maja Hazell Nursery School in Pierrefonds, Quebec, Canada. My mother was the director and awarded Quebec Nursery School Teacher of the Year upon her retirement for her special contributions to children's education in the province. I'm the former Director of Art of the historic Instituto Allende in San Miguel de Allende, incorporated into the University of Guanajuato since 1950. I taught and was academic advisor for both their Bachelor of Visual Arts and Master of Fine Arts programs. In Nashville, Tennessee, I participated on the faculties of music and visual arts of the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation. I've developed and taught programs for all ages at the Cheekwood Estate and Watkins Institute of Art and Design, as well as for education outreach. I'm a composer of music for ensemble and solo instruments, concert and recording artist. As a painter I've had 60 international shows with works in private collections in Canada, the US, Mexico, South America and Europe.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Rhythm, Rhyme and Reason is about empowerment and confidence building through project-based education. Students are encouraged to make creative decisions, and explore choices in their lives. I enjoyed teaching and designing programs for all ages in the US, with its energy and competitive spirit. Reaching out to Mexico's rich and diverse cultures presents an equal challenge. I hope that the Rhythm, Rhyme and Reason Series can cross borders, combining the best from these two dynamic countries, bringing fresh learning encounters to the classroom experience! I look forward to sharing, and to receiving new ideas from TpT members. For more information, links to visual arts, research, poetry, music, education, articles and recipes from around the world, upcoming events and blog, please consult my website at www.tim-hazell.com

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