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Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Drawing is an Act of Attention

Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Drawing is an Act of Attention | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it
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6 Digital Learning Accelerants

6 Digital Learning Accelerants | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it
6 digital learning accelerants: learning platform ecosystems, state leadership, high performing blended learning schools, evidence, barrier reduction, and state assessments...
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Save the Arts

I can't even begin to imagine what school would have been like for me if we hadn't had access to a strong arts program.  Being able to take art classes in high school and having great elementary teachers who integrated arts into their curriculum made school much more relevant and engaging for me... -- SDS

 

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"When the budget cuts start, the first victim is usually the arts. The people who make the financial decisions think that the arts don’t matter. How wrong they are. Why do they prioritize the ..."

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MFAH Education Uptick: Opens New Downstairs Edu-Center, Wins Grant for Digital Literacy Lab

MFAH Education Uptick: Opens New Downstairs Edu-Center, Wins Grant for Digital Literacy Lab | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it
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Executive Function, Arts Integration and Joyful Learning (Part 6 of 7) | Edutopia

Executive Function, Arts Integration and Joyful Learning (Part 6 of 7) | Edutopia | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it
Dr. Judy Willis, a regular Edutopia blogger, continues her series about the neuroscience of executive function, this time examining the effects of creativity and arts integration.
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UJAM

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UJAM empowers everybody to easily create new music and share it with friends, for free.

 

Do you want to know how to make music online and create a song with a free, simple-to-use program? Do you want to create music and get your ideas down, either as a song or as a tune, but have not found the right music software? Do you have an idea but don't know how to use a music software program?

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Teaching Art in a Connected World: the Possibilities | DMLcentral

Teaching Art in a Connected World: the Possibilities | DMLcentral | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it
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ohdesiderata's curator insight, March 25, 2013 1:28 AM

This page highlights the potential of using technology to promote creativity and engagement by showing what kind of result we can get if we connect art with digital media -- students are fully engaged in the learning, even bringing it outside of the classroom due to the connectedness that technology offers them.

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Three Strategies for Using the Arts to Build Student Executive Functions (Part 5 of 7) | Edutopia

Three Strategies for Using the Arts to Build Student Executive Functions (Part 5 of 7) | Edutopia | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it
Blogger Judy Willis MD describes the positive uses of art as a tool to capture attention and educate young minds.
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iPad facilitates digital creativity

iPad facilitates digital creativity | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it
If you know me, you probably know that I am a big believer in tablet computing for education, and for the foreseeable future, I will spend a great deal of my time learning about how these iPads aff...
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Free Technology for Teachers: 11 Free Online Drawing Tools

Free Technology for Teachers: 11 Free Online Drawing Tools | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it
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Michigan Art Education Association Blog: Be Your Best Advocate

Michigan Art Education Association Blog: Be Your Best Advocate | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it

"As times change, we adapt. In this time of challenging budgets and program decisions, we need to take the opportunity to show what we all know - that Visual Arts is critical to student success and achievement."

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Art Snacks

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This is a positive learning community. The content you post must ALWAYS be safe for our littlest artists.Welcome to ArtSnacks! (Featuring 25,287 member art works and photos.) Site created by Kevin Honeycutt

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What Makes Project-Based Learning a Success?

At one high school in Texas, where every class in every grade is project based, the answer is devotion to a consistent process, belief in relationships, and commitment to relevance and rigor. Results? Hard to beat.

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SchoolandUniversity's comment, June 9, 2012 2:20 AM
Art Education - Arts Education Partnership (AEP), No Child Left Behind (NCLB),online education,online schools,online college
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A creative life is a healthy life - CNN.com

A creative life is a healthy life - CNN.com | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it
The link between creativity and better mental and physical health is well established by research.
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karen anderson's curator insight, September 2, 2013 9:33 PM

Wish everyone acknowledged the importance of this.

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White House Announces Arts Education Plan

White House Announces Arts Education Plan | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it
Called Turnaround Arts, the program aims to improve academic performance and increase student engagement in struggling schools through the arts.
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5 Innovative Animation Tools for Teachers | Edudemic

"Move over, Disney. Step aside, Pixar! It’s now easier than ever for casual users to create fun, engaging animations. With the slew of information available online, even young storytellers can learn the basics of visual storytelling. There are even several free tools that are easy to learn..."

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1:1 Technology and the Arts - Guest Post | Education Closet

1:1 Technology and the Arts - Guest Post | Education Closet | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it

"In our current era of deep budget cuts throughout education and high-stakes standardized tests which focus predominantly on reading and math, art education can quickly be pushed to the margins. Restoring the arts to a prominent place in our education system may occur only with the help of a surprising ally – 1:1 technology. But how can student access to technology make things like visual art, music, theater, and dance come alive in the classroom? Here are three key roles 1:1 devices can play in improving the quality of art instruction for students of all ages..." 

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Teach Your Students to be Digital Artists (and learn from Kevin Honeycutt)

Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Teach Your Students to be Digital Artists (and learn from Kevin Honeycutt) | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it

Teach Your Students to be Digital Artists

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The art of Design/Creative thinking, ways to foster Innovation | Richworks

The art of Design/Creative thinking, ways to foster Innovation | Richworks | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it
Let us now talk about the several ways in which one can develop the design thinking abilities, which is of course one of the many ways to foster innovativeness.
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7 best art apps for the ipad for designers and artists | Crafting Goodness

7 best art apps for the ipad for designers and artists | Crafting Goodness | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it
The best art apps for the ipad including those with procedural brushes, realistic paint, layers, blend modes and everything you need to make art on the ipad.
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Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking | Psychology Today

Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking | Psychology Today | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it
Aspects of creative thinking that are not usually taught. By Michael Michalko...
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Visual Art as Critical Thinking | Edutopia

Visual Art as Critical Thinking | Edutopia | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it
Blogger Andrew Miller celebrates teachers who engage their students' cognitive abilities through creative methods.
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Khan Academy Expands to Art History, Sal Khan No Longer Its Only Faculty Member

Khan Academy Expands to Art History, Sal Khan No Longer Its Only Faculty Member | 21st Century Art Education | Scoop.it
For a long time, Sal Khan has remained adament: he’s the teacher at Khan Academy. He’s made all the 2500 some-odd videos on the site. He’s researched the material. He’s designed the lecture format. The instruction — it’s all him.
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