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Initial steps for experienced teachers seem to be:

1- Reflect on a good memory from your own learning, or your own teaching.  What led to high levels of engagement and memorable learnings for you?

2 - Repeat the above, with one or more colleagues, ones you are considering for future collaborative work on units and analysis of student work.  Start a journal about such reflections

3 - Repeat #1 with your current students, and consider, if you don't already have class meetings, using this discussion to launch periodic class meetings to listen to students.

4 - Implement a single 'Arts-Based' Strategy for an important instructional standard which you know to be somewhat difficult to teach

5 -Reflect on the results of using an Arts-Based Strategy with colleagues and students, then plan next steps.....

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