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It adds steam to stem, it promotes college readiness skills, it's ART!
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The Importance of Art Education

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What is Design Thinking & Why Design Thinking? | Design Thinking Club

What is Design Thinking & Why Design Thinking? | Design Thinking Club | Art Helps Make you Smart! | Scoop.it
“Design will save the world.” Artemiy Lebedev Studio.

Dedicated to all creative, non-standard, interesting, curious and smart Design Thinkers.

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What is happening with Design Thinking? Why design?
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split complementary: "Imagination is the active ingredient of thinking."

The article provides some insightful arguments that show the true value of art education. First off, Sara Diamond (president of OCAD) argues "that the ...
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Shadow Me With Arts Integration

Shadow Me With Arts Integration | Art Helps Make you Smart! | Scoop.it
Shadows are an incredible visual art technique that can be used in a multitude of ways within the classroom setting.
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Blow the Mind: This is Your Brain on Art – The Blogs at HowStuffWorks

Blow the Mind: This is Your Brain on Art – The Blogs at HowStuffWorks | Art Helps Make you Smart! | Scoop.it
Stuff to Blow Your Mind podcaster Robert Lamb preps you for the latest episode on art and neuroscience. Plus, check out links to all the works of art referenced in the episode.
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Chains That Set Us Free - Wall Street Journal

Chains That Set Us Free - Wall Street Journal | Art Helps Make you Smart! | Scoop.it
Wall Street JournalChains That Set Us FreeWall Street JournalThe writer GK Chesterton once declared, "Art consists in limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame." Pop songs have choruses and refrains.
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problem finding | StewartCutler.com

problem finding | StewartCutler.com | Art Helps Make you Smart! | Scoop.it
Ewan McIntosh spoke at TEDx London in September about re-framing the way learners engage with problems. Currently, the world's education systems are crazy about problem-based learning, but they're obsessed with the wrong bit of it.
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Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken on Multiple Intelligences.

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What Good is Art?

Logical thinking and creative thinking work together.

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Lovin' those (Arts Integration) Links

Lovin' those (Arts Integration) Links | Art Helps Make you Smart! | Scoop.it
These sites make me smile, I've used many of them in my teaching (lesson plans are coming!) and some are just downright quality resources.
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STEAM: A Powerful Agent for Change

STEAM: A Powerful Agent for Change | Art Helps Make you Smart! | Scoop.it
Steam by Ronan_C on flickr*Have you heard of STEM to STEAM? You may have heard the phrase around the web, at conferences, or even on my blog- it's one that comes up relatively frequently in arts ed advocacy circles.
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More Arts Integration Ideas « The Art of Education

More Arts Integration Ideas « The Art of Education | Art Helps Make you Smart! | Scoop.it
Monday's post “Arts Integration for the Art Teacher” by our guest blogger, Elizabeth Peterson inspired me to look back and do a little “Blast from the Past” from AOE's archives to give you even more ideas to integrate the arts ...
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NEA FINE ARTS CAUCUS: Action Steps for Implementing the Arts ...

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A group of NEA fine and performing arts educators, patrons and advocates who lobby to keep arts education a vibrant, vital and required part of the curriculum for our nation's students, schools & communities.
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