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Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in the arts.
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Left Bank Learning: When "Work Time" Becomes "Studio Time"

Offer students a creative, collaborative atmosphere similar to a Parisian cafe or artist's studio. Here are six tips for bringing the Left Bank to your classroom.

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How YES Prep Helped a Dropout Student Find His Passion as a Graffiti Artist
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A Once-Troubled Student Transforms into a Star

Kicked out of YES Prep as a sophomore, senior Erick Gonzalez returned to face the challenges and receive the support the school has offered him.

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The Benefits of Taking Students Outside to Inspire Writing

Student writing can take off when kids are asked to step out of the classroom and into their imaginations.

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Waldorf Methods to Use in Your Classroom

Six tips to spice up the day.

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Pop Quiz: Karen Allen

The actress (and now college professor) whose career was launched as Indiana Jones's old flame shares details of her own school days.

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Waldorf-Inspired Public Schools Are on the Rise

Waldorf-inspired public schools are on the rise as parents seek relief from the high-stakes testing culture.

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NASA Resources and Teacher Training Help Students See Stars

Discoveries from the Hubble Space Telescope inspire astronomical interest and down-to-earth lesson plans.

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Waldorf's Integrated Way of Learning
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Waldorf's Integrated Way of Learning

Art and movement blend into academics at this K-8 public school.

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Teaching Students to Re-Dream with Shakespeare

Guest blogger Rick Taylor, an Associate English Professor at East Carolina U, walks us back to the late 16th century as he teaches his students the art of vividly re-dreaming Shakespeare.

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The Creativity Index: No Artist Left Behind

Blogger Mark Phillips compares the theory behind a proposed U.S. "Creativity Index" with the proven results of Venezuela's "El Sistema."

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National Parks: Project-Based Learning in Our Most Important Places

Some examples of rich and rewarding learning opportunities offered in our national parks.

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The TEAMS Model: Unifying Arts, Academics, and Career and Technical Education

Editor's Note: Today's guest blogger is Jim Brazell, a technology forecaster, author, public speaker, and consultant. It is the second in a five-part series on the convergence of STEM education and the Arts (TEAMS).

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Internships Build A Passion for Learning at The Met
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Internships Build A Passion for Learning at The Met

Grounded in the philosophy of educating one student at a time, the Met uses internships to promote and create unique personalized education programs for each student.

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Creative License: Using Art as a Medium for a Well-Rounded Education

At the Oxbow School, art and research magically interweave.

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Young Artists Develop Portfolios -- and Their Futures

A West Virginia graphic design teacher prepares "challenged" students for college and creative careers.

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