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Tutorial for Info Power

Tutorial for Info Power | Fine Arts Ed in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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A very strong tutorial about online research. The acronym, CRAAP is sure to engage the students.

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Cross Training: Arts and Academics Are Inseparable

Cross Training: Arts and Academics Are Inseparable | Fine Arts Ed in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
VIDEO: Art Works: Integrating Creativity Into the Curriculum
Running Time: 7 min.


The arts often are sidelined these days in an educational landscape of soaring expenses and standardized e
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Why Arts Education Is Crucial, and Who's Doing It Best

Why Arts Education Is Crucial, and Who's Doing It Best | Fine Arts Ed in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
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"Art does not solve problems, but makes us aware of their existence," sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz has said. Arts education, on the other hand, does solve problems. Years o
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I was struck by the following quote: "Arts education enables those children from a financially challenged background to have a more level playing field with children who have had those enrichment experiences,'' says Eric Cooper, president and founder of the National Urban Alliance for Effective Education.

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And the Oscar Goes to...Arts Education

And the Oscar Goes to...Arts Education | Fine Arts Ed in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The big winner at Sunday night’s Academy Awards was arts education. In two key moments, a spotlight was shone on the important role the arts play in children’s lives. At the end of the broadcast, t...
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Why We Need Badges Now: A Bibliography of Resources in Historical Perspective | DMLcentral

Why We Need Badges Now: A Bibliography of Resources in Historical Perspective | DMLcentral | Fine Arts Ed in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
It was something over a year ago when we first began talking about badges as a powerful new tool for identifying and validating the rich array of people’s skills, knowledge, accomplishments, and competencies that happens everywhere and at every age. ...
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Can classroom tablets revolutionize education?

Can classroom tablets revolutionize education? | Fine Arts Ed in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Can a new classroom tablet change education?
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According to this article - they have addressed most of the perceived obstacles.

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Why Even Art Teachers Have a Problem With Standardized Testing

Why Even Art Teachers Have a Problem With Standardized Testing | Fine Arts Ed in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
In this op-ed, Indira Bailey, a finalist for the New Jersey Teacher of the Year, shares the surprising way arts education is impacted by high-stakes testing.
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MoMA Art Lab on edshelf

MoMA Art Lab on edshelf | Fine Arts Ed in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Information and reviews about MoMA Art Lab
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Besides being educational, this app is fun!
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Besides being educational, this app is fun!

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Arts with the Brain in Mind

Arts with the Brain in Mind | Fine Arts Ed in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Read the book for free!

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Nurturing the Next Van Gogh? Start With Small Steps | MindShift

Nurturing the Next Van Gogh? Start With Small Steps | MindShift | Fine Arts Ed in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
If it's true that fostering creativity in learning is not just a nice notion, but an imperative, then educators must find a way to integrate it into a system
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Well put! We all hear about teaching creativity, but this is addressing the issue.

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Why Teach Fine Arts, Music, Art, or Drama in Elementary Education?

This is a discussion of the importance of drama, music education, and fine arts in education. We also take a look at the necessity of drama activities and art lessons in elementary education and in elementary curriculum.
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Free: The Guggenheim Puts 65 Modern Art Books Online

Free: The Guggenheim Puts 65 Modern Art Books Online | Fine Arts Ed in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
In recent days, the museum has made 65 art catalogues available online, all free of charge.
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How to Record Skype, Google Hangouts, and Webinars

How to Record Skype, Google Hangouts, and Webinars | Fine Arts Ed in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
This post offers a wealth of information when it comes to recording things like webinars, Google Hangouts, and Skype calls. Before we dive in, I want to
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Really helpful.

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Vote now for the Best Classical Music Education Initiative

Vote now for the Best Classical Music Education Initiative | Fine Arts Ed in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Classic FM are sponsoring the award for the Best Classical Music Education Initiative in Rhinegold Publishing's inaugural Music Teacher Awards For Excellence.
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