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Turning Students Into Teachers

Turning Students Into Teachers | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
The best way to learn anything is to teach it to someone else . Isn't that what you've always been told? It's true ... and also a great philosophy to apply in…

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Voice Thread invites sharing and belongs with strategies to be used with creatively teaching.  

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Jesse Soininen's comment, August 20, 2013 3:20 PM
I just love your curated picks. Wonder and awe
Begoña Iturgaitz's curator insight, August 26, 2013 6:28 AM

Crystal clear. I truly cannot understand why we don't make any profit of this at schools. As a related issue, also absolutely worthy for  those high skilled learners at our own schools, instead of searching only  for individual gateways.

Randall Crosby's curator insight, September 29, 2013 4:17 PM

Let our kids teach. They will learn more.

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Video: Finding Their Voice

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At the Voice Charter School in Queens, students sing every day. It’s part of a curriculum that combines arts education and choral singing.
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Start the day with the group singing.

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Your Ultimate Guide to Giving #PechaKucha Presentations

PechaKucha is a specific style of presentation that originated in Japan that entails presentations of 20 slides, displayed for 20 seconds each...


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This is a creative way to present. The visuals have to enhance the presentation.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, December 19, 2:20 AM

Great guide to PechaKucha-style presentations.

LucaVanin's curator insight, December 19, 4:42 AM

Non sai cos'è il Pechakucha?!? Come hai fatto a vivere senza fino ad oggi?

Leggi un po' qui e... impara!!!

GIANFRANCO MARINI's curator insight, Today, 4:11 AM

Una guida pubblicata su Slideshare per realizzare presentazioni PechaKucha, uno stile originario del Giappone per realizzare presentazioni che utilizza alcune semplici regole illustrare nelle 36 slides della presentazione

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Why Arts Integration is Essential… and Easier Than You Think

Why Arts Integration is Essential… and Easier Than You Think | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
There are many reasons why teaching and learning through the arts is an essential foundational practice. In this blog you will learn more and find resources.
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INNOVATIVE EDUCATOR: WMS teacher flips class to offer more interaction

INNOVATIVE EDUCATOR: WMS teacher flips class to offer more interaction | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Desks covered in green paper imitating Independence Hall’s signature green tablecloths and a girl carrying a quill pen alongside her iPad revealed this was not a typical day in U.S. History class.
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A flipped class allows students to have time to do role plays in class.

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Artists for Humanity - Home@AFHBOSTON.ORG

Artists for Humanity - Home@AFHBOSTON.ORG | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
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creative jobs for creative youth.

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10 Quotes On What Inspires Creativity, And What Most Definitely Does Not

10 Quotes On What Inspires Creativity, And What Most Definitely Does Not | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Creativity is phenomenon that occurs when something new, be it an image, an idea, an invention, or some combination thereof, comes into being. Whether in the field of art, science, philosophy, writing, mathematics, physics, or whatever your disciplin...
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Spiritual Aspiration: Attending the Sixth Inter-American Cultural Ministerial in Haiti | NEA

Spiritual Aspiration: Attending the Sixth Inter-American Cultural Ministerial in Haiti | NEA | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
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Learn about Haiti's efforts to sustain their arts.

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How music can inspire strong student writing and discussion | eSchool News | eSchool News

How music can inspire strong student writing and discussion | eSchool News | eSchool News | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
ELA teacher Nathan Garvin describes how he uses music to elicit ‘creative, deep, and original writing’ in his classroom.
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Hundreds of Colorado students protest history curriculum changes that would promote patriotism

Hundreds of Colorado students protest history curriculum changes that would promote patriotism | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
They staged the civil disobedience in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority.
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Embracing Student Creativity with a Wonder Shelf

Embracing Student Creativity with a Wonder Shelf | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Providing math students with manipulatives and art supplies can bring excitement, engagement, and elements of a Makerspace into the classroom.
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Music Lessons Enhance Brain Function in Disadvantaged Kids

Music Lessons Enhance Brain Function in Disadvantaged Kids | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Children from poor neighborhoods in LA who took regular music lessons for two years were able to distinguish similar speech sounds faster than their peers.
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Using everyday objects, creative illustrator completes a fun series of doodles

Using everyday objects, creative illustrator completes a fun series of doodles | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it

Toronto-based engineering student Hyemi Jeong, who draws as a hobby, uses everyday objects to create adorable illustrations.

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Nearing death, two people offer a journalist and caregiver life lessons

Nearing death, two people offer a journalist and caregiver life lessons | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Evelyn pulled her wheelchair close to the bathroom sink and went through her morning ritual. Combing her black hair. Brushing her false teeth. Putting on her makeup.
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Maryvale Elementary School students combine language and lyrics for greater literacy -- Gazette.Net

Maryvale Elementary School students combine language and lyrics for greater literacy -- Gazette.Net | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Rockville youngsters parse popular music to spark reading
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Inspired Learning: Commentaries on Arts Education

In this special package from Education Week Commentary, educators and advocates discuss the arts in K-12 education. Regular contributing artists illustrate the package, which includes a video that explores the role of the arts in classroom engagement.
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Students add sculpture to writing

Students add sculpture to writing | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Fifth graders in Edwardsville District 7 schools spend a lot of time writing as they learn about the three types of writing: opinion, narrative and informative.  Last week the students in Mr. Matthew Aken’s class at Albert Cassens Elementary were learning that the writing process actually has similarities to being a sculptor.
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Using play dough or clay or sculpey can help students with the writing process in many ways.  This is one way.

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Why Doctors Need Stories

Why Doctors Need Stories | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
In an era of systematic clinical research, medicine still requires the vignette.
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‘Art Is Freedom’ — A Recent H.S. Grad Says Public Schools Need More Art Education

‘Art Is Freedom’ — A Recent H.S. Grad Says Public Schools Need More Art Education | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Fred Plowright, a recent Charlestown High School graduate, says most students recognize that an arts education helps them develop beyond the classroom, no matter what their aspirations are.
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Exploring Our Town | National Endowment for the Arts

Exploring Our Town | National Endowment for the Arts | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
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Placemaking projects to link communities with artists and arts organizations.

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Curiosity Changes the Brain to Boost Learning and Memory

Curiosity Changes the Brain to Boost Learning and Memory | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Brain scans show how curiosity engages the brain’s circuits for memory and reward, increasing our ability to learn new information.
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2015 Building STEAM with Día Mini-Grants Available | Dia! Diversity in Action – Dia de los nions, dia de los libros

2015 Building STEAM with Día Mini-Grants Available | Dia! Diversity in Action – Dia de los nions, dia de los libros | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
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Apply for a Dia Mini-Grant.

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Arts Integration

Arts Integration | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it

from Edutopia. Videos, creative writing, info graphics, music, sources to inspire arts in the curriculum projects.

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Educational Leadership Project Ltd - ecARTnz - e-magazine on arts education

Educational Leadership Project Ltd - ecARTnz - e-magazine on arts education | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Educational Leadership Project Ltd: ecARTnz - e-magazine on arts education
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Striking Mondrian-inspired mural shows children playing on an iconic painting

Striking Mondrian-inspired mural shows children playing on an iconic painting | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it

Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic, known for his interactive street art featuring vibrant everyday scenes, has created a new piece.


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