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Turning Pro Part III ~ Passion and Vision

Turning Pro Part III ~ Passion and Vision | Visual Arts in Education | Scoop.it
Remember the day you fell in love with photography, that 'aha moment' when you knew this was going to be a life-long passion? Did you wonder if it was possible to turn that passion for photography into a full time job?
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Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET): 6 Important Resources for Learning Google Apps

Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET): 6 Important Resources for Learning Google Apps | Visual Arts in Education | Scoop.it

Welcome! This blog shares news, resources, and information pertaining to using technology to support high quality instruction.


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Gifted students look to better future - Perth Now

Gifted students look to better future - Perth Now | Visual Arts in Education | Scoop.it
Gifted students look to better futurePerth NowON COURSE: Five of our most gifted students - Jacob Allen (Year 8 Hampton Senior High School), Rita Fernandes (Year 8 Churchlands Senior High School), Annie Huang (Year 9 Applecross High School),...
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Want a great career? Find your passion - CNN

Want a great career? Find your passion - CNN | Visual Arts in Education | Scoop.it
Want a great career? Find your passionCNNThey dismiss the importance of passion to great careers by claiming that passionate people are abnormal.
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108 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom…Word Clouds in Education Series: Part 2

108 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom…Word Clouds in Education Series: Part 2 | Visual Arts in Education | Scoop.it
Welcome to a series of posts devoted to the use of Word Clouds. I know you will find new information… whether you are a seasoned user of word clouds, or brand new. I enjoy working with teachers a...

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Minigrants Put Funding Directly into Hands of Educators Whose Programs Reach ... - Virtual Press Office (press release)

Minigrants Put Funding Directly into Hands of Educators Whose Programs Reach ...Virtual Press Office (press release)"It is essential that outstanding teachers and librarians have the resources to create special programs that reach beyond the standard...
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Managing: The Nuts & Bolts of an iPad Classroom

Managing: The Nuts & Bolts of an iPad Classroom | Visual Arts in Education | Scoop.it

Purchasing the iPads was the easy part. Managing them is another matter. Dean Shareski says that “iPads are meant to be owned, not managed.”  I think he is correct, but managing them still needs to be done for my grade one students.  Managing them is the nuts and bolts that makes our iPad classroom run.


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Gifted education funding falling short on high achievers - MetroWest Daily News

Gifted education funding falling short on high achievers - MetroWest Daily News | Visual Arts in Education | Scoop.it
Gifted education funding falling short on high achieversMetroWest Daily NewsBy Scott O'Connell/Daily News staff As a school official, Beverly Hugo believes in the value of gifted and talented courses.
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Taiz: the colors of life - The Yemen Times

Taiz: the colors of life - The Yemen Times | Visual Arts in Education | Scoop.it
Taiz: the colors of lifeThe Yemen TimesHowever, this new initiative is intended to simplify the art curriculum by standardizing it and introducing it as a fundamental subject.
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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 | Visual Arts in Education | 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.
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Deivis D. Pothin - What I've Learnt about Gifted and Talented ...

Deivis D. Pothin - What I've Learnt about Gifted and Talented ... | Visual Arts in Education | Scoop.it
Deborah Eyre's opening chapter of Curriculum Provision for the Gifted and Talented in Primary School has been an eye-opening and fascinating reading. Here's a summary of what I learnt in those twenty-four pages: ...
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STEAM: Experts Make Case for Adding Arts to STEM

STEAM: Experts Make Case for Adding Arts to STEM | Visual Arts in Education | Scoop.it
Momentum is building to explore how the arts can be linked with STEM subjects to enhance student learning and help foster creativity and innovation.

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Might technology help Bust an educational myth or two?

Might technology help Bust an educational myth or two? | Visual Arts in Education | Scoop.it

The following five myths are based on page 91 – 99 of The Learning Leader 2006 by Douglas B. Reeves. And I have posed a leadership thought following each. I believe that leadership is not just for people with a position – we are can play a role in leading to a brighter future?


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Glad you found this useful Dagmar.
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Why students need to learn about the arts - Inquirer.net (blog)

Why students need to learn about the arts - Inquirer.net (blog) | Visual Arts in Education | Scoop.it
Why students need to learn about the artsInquirer.net (blog)Sousa believes that learning the arts provides a higher quality of human experience throughout a person's lifetime.
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Why Alternative Education Needs to Go Mainstream - Education - GOOD

Why Alternative Education Needs to Go Mainstream - Education - GOOD | Visual Arts in Education | Scoop.it
Dropouts in alternative programs get a personalized learning experience. Maybe if they had that in the first place they wouldn't leave school.
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Art Projects for Kids

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Here are some fun ideas for the classroom.  What is great about these is that they've been tried and tested in the classroom so you should hopefully get some good ones.


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Time to Change STEM to STEAM - THE DAILY RIFF - Be Smarter. About Education.

The value of art and design to innovation is clear: Artists and designers humanize technology, making it understandable and capable of bringing about societal change.

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Saratoga Springs school district revisits gifted students - The Saratogian

Saratoga Springs school district revisits gifted studentsThe SaratogianPiccirillo chairs an advisory committee made up of teachers and parents, which has been focused this school year on creating a specific plan to address the needs of gifted...
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The art of comic strip making - Times of India

The art of comic strip making - Times of India | Visual Arts in Education | Scoop.it
The art of comic strip makingTimes of IndiaIn 1968, Herge, a Belgian and the creator of Tintin, proposed the idea of a course on comics as part of the curriculum at the school.
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Arts head: Emily Campbell, the Creative Education Trust - The Guardian (blog)

Arts head: Emily Campbell, the Creative Education Trust - The Guardian (blog) | Visual Arts in Education | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)Arts head: Emily Campbell, the Creative Education TrustThe Guardian (blog)Could you tell us a little about the Creative Education Trust?
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What employers are looking for - Creative Choices

What employers are looking for - Creative Choices | Visual Arts in Education | Scoop.it
Competition for creative jobs is fierce, but what will give you the edge? A university degree, or an exciting portfolio? Does experience from an internship, or a sparkling personality, put you ahead?
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