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This collection is dedicated to learning in and through the arts- (drama, dance, music, visual arts)
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SPACES in the Arts | A collection of resources for Arts Educators

SPACES in the Arts | A collection of resources for Arts Educators | All About Arts | Scoop.it

The arts provide places and spaces for individuals to express thoughts, feelings and emotions. The arts allow us as teachers to develop creativity in ourselves and in others as we innovate the spaces within the curriculum, embedding learning in and through the arts.

 

This website is a space where resources and information can be shared with others who are passionate and interested in Visual Arts education.

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Inspire Thoughtful Creative Writing Through Art

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Through transmediation (or observation, analysis, and creation), students can use the experience of studying a piece of visual art as a creative writing prompt.
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Measuring Innovation in Education | OECD READ edition

Measuring Innovation in Education | OECD READ edition | All About Arts | Scoop.it
This report explores the association between school innovation and different measures related to educational objectives.
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Pixar Cofounder Ed Catmull on Failure and Why Fostering a Fearless Culture Is the Key to Groundbreaking Creative Work

Pixar Cofounder Ed Catmull on Failure and Why Fostering a Fearless Culture Is the Key to Groundbreaking Creative Work | All About Arts | Scoop.it
Why the greatest enemy of creative success is the attempt to fortify against failure.

"Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes
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Ministers back arts education report

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The recommendations in a report arguing arts education should be used to drive up school standards in Wales and not seen as a luxury will be implemented, ministers say.
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Jazz Improvisers Appear to Use Language Brain Areas

Jazz Improvisers Appear to Use Language Brain Areas | All About Arts | Scoop.it
Brain scans of musicians as they improvised in a musical dialogue with another player showed that the improvisers used regions involved in syntax during production of language. Sophie Bushwick reports
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Developing your Sketchbook Approach | AccessArt: Visual Arts Teaching, Learning & Practice

Developing your Sketchbook Approach | AccessArt: Visual Arts Teaching, Learning & Practice | All About Arts | Scoop.it
How to introduce and develop your sketchbook approach. A listing of relevant links to help you introduce, develop and embed sketchbooks into your practice or into your school.
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A fabulous resource with practical ways to integrate sketchbooks / learning journals.

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Going Beyond the "Generic" : Visual Arts in the FDEL K Program

This powerpoint presentation highlights some of the key ideas from the Full-Day Early Learning-Kindergarten program around Visual Arts. The examples used are...
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Dancing With Elephants

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Amy Newman is a District-based teacher in the research department of the Surrey School District, SD36 in Surrey, British Columbia. Her passions are innovation, creativity, quality assessment and student engagement.
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Great post on Benefits of Technology in the Music Classroom.

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The Monarch Project

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Loved watching this piece unfold. Powerful example of collaboration through a creative process...

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See Argentina's Endangered Species Preserved As Cardboard Sculptures | The Creators Project

See Argentina's Endangered Species Preserved As Cardboard Sculptures | The Creators Project | All About Arts | Scoop.it
To raise awareness for Argentina's endangered wildlife, Estudia Guardabosques lets you hang out with cardboard renditions of animals threatened by deforestation.
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Dig The Exploding, Virtual Topographies Of Jhovany Quiroz | The Creators Project

Dig The Exploding, Virtual Topographies Of Jhovany Quiroz | The Creators Project | All About Arts | Scoop.it
“I approach image-making like a scientist looking through an electron microscope or a telescope in search of something sublime," says Quiroz on his digital artwork.
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Interesting digital art work.

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How playing an instrument sparks fireworks in the brain [video]

How playing an instrument sparks fireworks in the brain [video] | All About Arts | Scoop.it
Out of work music teachers are a dime a dozen these days as schools cut the "inessential" subject of music, but are we actually leaving out the one class that sparks the brain like no other?

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ART Studio

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Dana Michelle is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.
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In music, we take something that we love and build on it.

In music, we take something that we love and build on it. | All About Arts | Scoop.it
Mark Ronson at TED 2014.
Sure, this might be true of music – it’s what Duke Ellington was doing with jazz – but it also applies to how all creativity works. Lest we forget, it was another Mark, Twain,...
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Art for Art's Sake? | OECD READ edition

Art for Art's Sake? | OECD READ edition | All About Arts | Scoop.it
Arts education is often said to be a means of developing critical and creative thinking. This report examines the state of empirical knowledge about t
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"the extent to which arts education fosters skills such as critical and creative thinking, motivation, self-confidence, and the ability to communicate and cooperate effectively is assessed…"

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Young Musicians Reap Long-Term Neuro Benefits

Young Musicians Reap Long-Term Neuro Benefits | All About Arts | Scoop.it
People who played instruments as children responded a bit quicker to complex speech sounds as adults, even if they had not played an instrument in many years. Erika Beras reports
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Assessment in the Arts Resource Guide - Education Closet

Assessment in the Arts Resource Guide - Education Closet | All About Arts | Scoop.it
arts assessments with the upcoming PARCC and Smarter Balanced Consortium frameworks. Designed for helping to measure growth in both the arts ...
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From STEM to STEAM: Using Brain-Compatible Strategies to Integrate the Arts: David A. (Anthony) Sousa, Thomas J. Pilecki: 9781452258331: Amazon.com: Books

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Music, Culture, and Early Childhood Development

In this http://www.artistshousemusic.org interview, Roger H. Brown, President of Berklee College of Music, discusses the importance of music as a form of com...
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