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Art as Research - Truth-Out

Art as Research - Truth-Out | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Art as Research Truth-Out Few understand the type of research artists and art school environments engage, and fewer still can contextualize how such practices intersect with the mission of a research university or in what way art might help us to...
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My favorite quote from this article:  "Artists, with their preference for unconventional approaches and unique forms of representation, are adept at this type of daring and creative problem solving. Increasingly welcomed into these conversations, they can help move consciousness forward, as they always have. "

Daniel Pink says these right brainers will be the future of our country!

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VCFA Brings Writing Programs to Underserved Kids

VCFA Brings Writing Programs to Underserved Kids | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Alums of the school's MFA program offer writing workshops and school visits.
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Meet The Women Who Are Redefining Dance With Their Wheelchairs

Meet The Women Who Are Redefining Dance With Their Wheelchairs | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
"Dance is dance, whether you are walking or you're rolling."
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The Very Quiet Foreign Girls poetry group | Kate Clanchy

The Very Quiet Foreign Girls poetry group  | Kate Clanchy | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
The long read: When Kate Clanchy began teaching the children of refugees, she sought out those silenced by trauma and loss. Their weekly sessions released a torrent of untold stories
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Andrew Lloyd Weber Shines Spotlight On Underfunded Art Programs

Andrew Lloyd Weber Shines Spotlight On Underfunded Art Programs | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
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Using mindfulness, music, and movement to develop physical literacy in kids - Active For Life

Using mindfulness, music, and movement to develop physical literacy in kids - Active For Life | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Move-N-Music offers co-curricular programming for students that uses the arts to build and integrate a culture of mindfulness, healthy living, and growth.
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The Power of Paint (Paid Post by Park West Gallery From NYTimes.com)

The Power of Paint (Paid Post by Park West Gallery From NYTimes.com) | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Learn how Park West Gallery supports arts education.
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The Power of Paint (Paid Post by Park West Gallery From NYTimes.com)

The Power of Paint (Paid Post by Park West Gallery From NYTimes.com) | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
How science is changing the way we think about art.
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Carmen Tafolla on Empowering Mexican-American Youth Through Writing

Carmen Tafolla on Empowering Mexican-American Youth Through Writing | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Carmen Tafolla is the Poet Laureate of Texas and the author of numerous works of poetry, short stories, and children's books. She has devoted her year as Poet Laureate to teaching children in the poorest districts in Texas and empowering them t
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Teachers collaborate, students learn arts

Teachers collaborate, students learn arts | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Every other Wednesday, Cynthia Valle-Lone leaves her sixth-graders in the hands of another instructor so she can spend the morning huddled with a small group of teachers and work on ways to help students do better in school.
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Get a history lesson from Bow fourth-graders - The Concord Insider

Get a history lesson from Bow fourth-graders - The Concord Insider | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
When you grow up in New Hampshire, it’s important to learn a few things about our state’s history. Because if you live here, outsiders are going to expect your knowledge of the Granite State to be vast and informative. Some of us may not remember all those little tidbits of information as we get older, …
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Students create a play based on their state's history.
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Old books are given new life as teacups and saucers

Old books are given new life as teacups and saucers | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Swedish artist Cecilia Levy gives life to old, unwanted books by turning their pages into sculptures of plates, cups, teapots, and bowls. Levy rips out spe
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A fun way to recycle books.
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Teaching Poetry of the Immigrant Experience

Teaching Poetry of the Immigrant Experience | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
"I'm From" poems, multicultural poetry collections, and the poetic artifacts of immigration history can teach valuable language arts as well as the rich tapestry of American culture.
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Segerstrom instructors help English-learners build skills through art

Segerstrom instructors help English-learners build skills through art | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Alejandro Cruz took the stage with a white chef's hat atop his head. He was ready to act in his pizza shop scene Wednesday in front of his peers, about 20 students bound for eighth grade this fall.
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Why theatre is set for greater diversity as publishing lags behind

Why theatre is set for greater diversity as publishing lags behind | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Andrew Lloyd Webber has commissioned new research into why few black and Asian actors make it to the stage – so why aren’t book publishers doing the same?
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Poetry for the White House | American University

Poetry for the White House | American University | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Professor Kyle Dargan works with DC high school students to compose poetry for White House symposium.
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This Bronx Educator Reminds Us Why Good Teachers Are Simply The Best

This Bronx Educator Reminds Us Why Good Teachers Are Simply The Best | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Lisa Barnshaw reminds us why amazing teachers are so important.
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An art teacher who works with students who are older than the traditional h.s. student and still need credits. In art class the students experience the magic of learning, growing, with Lisa who is more of a coach and who believes in them.
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Dancing may help kids develop socio-emotional skills like empathy - Active For Life

Dancing may help kids develop socio-emotional skills like empathy - Active For Life | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Some schools in the United States have begun using dance as a means to improve the cognitive abilities of students, with early results indicating that exposure to the art fosters empathy and cooperation.
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Chicago Students Are Learning How Outsider Art Can Combat Hate

Chicago Students Are Learning How Outsider Art Can Combat Hate | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
"With all the hatred in the world we want to communicate that art can touch many lives and heal."
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Jane Fonda, Whoopi Goldberg Join Expanded White House Arts Mentorship Program

Jane Fonda, Whoopi Goldberg Join Expanded White House Arts Mentorship Program | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
The program has proven to increase reading and math proficiency by 12.6 percent and 22.5 percent respectively according to research by Booz Allen Hamilton
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The impact of the arts on learning: The program has proven to increase reading and math proficiency by 12.6 percent and 22.5 percent respectively according to research by Booz Allen Hamilton
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A Nonprofit In Harlem Wants To Bring Dance To Every Public School

A Nonprofit In Harlem Wants To Bring Dance To Every Public School | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
National Dance Institute gives students free dance classes. Why? Because arts education matters.
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Researchers: Math needs a more visual approach

Researchers: Math needs a more visual approach | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Providing opportunities for students to use drawing, visualizing or working with models in mathematics
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Provide opportunities for students to use drawing, visualizing or working with models in mathematics.
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Rethinking Intelligence: How Does Imagination Measure Up?

Rethinking Intelligence: How Does Imagination Measure Up? | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists and psychologists are trying to develop a new way of thinking about intelligence, one that includes kids who don't always shine in the
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How to include imagination in curricula and why we should
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Afghan ‘Sesame Street’ Introduces Zari, a Muppet and Role Model for Girls

Afghan ‘Sesame Street’ Introduces Zari, a Muppet and Role Model for Girls | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
The new character, a 6-year-old girl, will appear in the Afghan version of the children’s television show and address girls’ empowerment and health.
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Artist revives an abandoned church by turning it into art

Artist revives an abandoned church by turning it into art | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
In his latest project '11 Mirages to Freedom', artist Okuda San Miguel brought an abandoned church back to life by turning it into a giant canvas. Collabor
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Look at your community to see what you can transform into art.
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