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Americans for the Arts and American Girl Team Up to Help Elevate Arts Education in U.S. Schools

Americans for the Arts and American Girl Team Up to Help Elevate Arts Education in U.S. Schools | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
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Classic toy Spirograph makes a comeback thanks to Ann Arbor-based company - AnnArbor.com

Classic toy Spirograph makes a comeback thanks to Ann Arbor-based company - AnnArbor.com | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Classic toy Spirograph makes a comeback thanks to Ann Arbor-based company AnnArbor.com Fond memories of receiving the toy that blends arts and crafts with mathematical precision were very much a part of Americana until Hasbro stopped marketing it...
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AFCA promotes alternative education through arts and culture - Daily News Egypt

AFCA promotes alternative education through arts and culture - Daily News Egypt | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
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AFCA promotes alternative education through arts and culture
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Although Egypt has registered significant progress in its educational system, it is still lagging behind more developed countries.
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THE ART TEACHERS CONNECT - SCOUT..Nurturing the intrinsic ...

THE ART TEACHERS CONNECT - SCOUT..Nurturing the intrinsic ... | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Academic is about teaching and research, the ART TEACHERS CONNECT summit was designed to provide a learning adventure for Art teachers to discover new style, concept and media in Art theory and practice.
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Reading about arts programs that take place all over the world make me feel supported in my work as an arts educator which can sometimes be isolating.

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Tips to Keep You Drawing During the Holidays

Tips to Keep You Drawing During the Holidays | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Tips to Keep You Drawing During the Holidays: Often when I'm busy with teaching and working and te... http://t.co/IuUrqK5r #ARTIST #BLOG
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Neighborhood Writing Alliance - JOT.org - Journal Of Ordinary Thought

Neighborhood Writing Alliance - JOT.org - Journal Of Ordinary Thought | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
The Neighborhood Writing Alliance, publishers of the Journal of Ordinary Thought (JOT), is a not-for-profit arts organization that hosts free writing workshops in Chicago’s underserved neighborhoods, and offers adults the opportunity to write,...
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It Turns Out Funding Music Education Costs Less Than Everyone Thought

It Turns Out Funding Music Education Costs Less Than Everyone Thought | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
A first-of-its-kind study shows it's fairly economical to keep music education in schools. (RT @KidsNeedTheArts: #Arts & #Music #Integration = free.
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What is the cost of a music program?

Let's put music back in the schools-  not in the after school programs.

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Benefits of arts education – evidence from the U.S « Inspired by Music

Benefits of arts education – evidence from the U.S « Inspired by Music | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
If you're needing to make the case for music or the arts in your school or organisation,Reinvesting in Arts Education – winning America's future through creative schools, has proven useful recently for a few colleagues, so I thought I'd ...
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The justification for the arts has been repeated in many places-- here is another look at the value of arts education.  It's worth reading.

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Fingerpaints, Flutes, and Finesse: How Arts Education Can Revolutionize The Way Our Kids Think - The Doctor Weighs In

Fingerpaints, Flutes, and Finesse: How Arts Education Can Revolutionize The Way Our Kids Think - The Doctor Weighs In | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
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[Job] Teaching Artist Position | AMP: Artists' Meeting Place and ...

[Job] Teaching Artist Position | AMP: Artists' Meeting Place and ... | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Elizabeth's Canvas, an organization that empowers cancer patients and survivors through the creative process, is currently looking for teaching artists to provide weekly classes at outpatient Cancer treatment centers in ...
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AFT - A Union of Professionals - The Folly of the Big Idea

A liberal arts education gives students more knowledge and more opportunities for creative thinking... http://t.co/u3x3KVAX
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Arts Education Inches Upward - Wall Street Journal

Arts Education Inches UpwardWall Street JournalThe sixth annual report provides an overview of arts education in the city's public schools during the 2011-2012 school year, much of it based on the ArtsCount criteria, which was introduced in 2007 to...
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A call for creative know-how - Harvard Gazette

Harvard GazetteA call for creative know-howHarvard Gazette(The project promotes innovation and learning through the arts and is in the midst of a five-year residency at Harvard.) Ma, celebrated for his efforts to help expand cultural awareness and...
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Higher Education, Social Justice, and Public Pedagogy by Nana Osei-Kofi

Higher Education, Social Justice, and Public Pedagogy by Nana Osei-Kofi | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
A number of years ago, I taught a graduate summer course on higher education in fiction and film. Paired with readings, we watched several films including Mona Lisa Smile, Good Will Hunting, and Ol...
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NCERT introduces art-based pedagogy in 20 Delhi schools - Times of India

NCERT introduces art-based pedagogy in 20 Delhi schools - Times of India | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
NCERT introduces art-based pedagogy in 20 Delhi schools Times of India NEW DELHI: The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) in its pilot project 'Art Integrated Learning' (AIL) to be implemented in all government schools...
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Lego: the building blocks of the imagination - The Guardian (blog)

Lego: the building blocks of the imagination - The Guardian (blog) | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
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Lego: the building blocks of the imagination
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It has practical limits and potentials that have to be respected, while teaching that anyone can create anything.
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Bring  back free play with legos.  One ten year old once said, "My brain is m legos."   When I worked with children who were playing with cuisinaire rods, then guided the children through creative movement tasks about building and foundations, their patterns with the cuisinaire rods became much more intricate.  The arts guide us through play.

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Will less art and music in the classroom really help students soar academically? - Washington Post (blog)

Will less art and music in the classroom really help students soar academically? - Washington Post (blog) | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Will less art and music in the classroom really help students soar academically?
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Cooperative-Communal Classrooms Trump Competitive-Corporate ...

Cooperative-Communal Classrooms Trump Competitive-Corporate ... | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
Follow the Art of Teaching Science ... At the international level U.S. students are compared to nations that are very different in culture and size, yet reformers use the rankings in their assessment of science and mathematics education.
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Blog Archive » Use Arts Integration to Enhance Common Core

Blog Archive » Use Arts Integration to Enhance Common Core | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
The emphasis on process-based learning and using access points that are relevant to every child makes teaching and learning an equitable opportunity for everyone in the classroom. By using arts integration, teachers and ...
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Now that the common core is the new conversation, we have to find ways to meet the challenges using the arts.  However, arts for the sake of arts needs to be valued as well to create well-rounded and education citizens. We need to create new audiences for theater, museums, concerts, and even poetry readings.  

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The Power of the Arts

The Power of the Arts | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
More neuroscientists, psychologists, educators and others are finding that the arts help nurture the right hemisphere of the brain, and is exactly what the more left brained curriculum needs to create the new thinking skills leading to creativity.
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New brain research is still being developed, and some people don't trust it yet.  What do you think?  This article echoes Daniel Pink's words ---the new world needs new visionaries. Right brained thinkers will bring us new ideas.

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“The best part is that any teacher can bring tech tools into their ...

“The best part is that any teacher can bring tech tools into their ... | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
“With the addition of educational blogging and social media, my team suddenly grew dramatically,” she adds. “So did my learning. In an instant I jumped on a roller coaster ride that has transformed how I teach.
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Tech tools help us be creative if our students lead the way.

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Under new principal, Savoy Elementary shows what art can teach

Under new principal, Savoy Elementary shows what art can teach | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
The long-struggling school in one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods now has a thriving arts program.
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Arts Based Research Studio's Blog

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We Know More Than We Think!(Arts-Based Research Studio presents...
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New Research Highlights Top Nonprofits Making a Difference in San Francisco Bay Area Education and Bay Area Arts and Culture

New Research Highlights Top Nonprofits Making a Difference in San Francisco Bay Area Education and Bay Area Arts and Culture | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
As the Giving Season Heats Up, Donors Are Urged to Research before They Give Washington, DC—December 19, 2012—Philanthropedia, a division of leading nonprofit information provider...
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A teaching museum for all - Yale Daily News (blog)

A teaching museum for all - Yale Daily News (blog) | Creatively Teaching: Arts Integration | Scoop.it
A teaching museum for allYale Daily News (blog)When the YUAG officially reopens today at noon, it will mark the debut of a reorganized and extensive art collection spanning ancient art to contemporary works, alongside a newly strengthened...
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