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Arts

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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Rapping Math Teachers Bring It

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Use Arts Integration to Enhance Common Core

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Mixed-Ability Dance: Helping Students With Special Needs Grow and Learn

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Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom

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Zombie-Based Learning -- "Braaaaaaains!"

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The Student Side of Making

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Music and Dance Drive Academic Achievement
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Music and Dance Drive Academic Achievement

Tucson, Arizona, elementary schools find success by infusing arts into every discipline.

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Why Arts Education Is Crucial, and Who's Doing It Best

Art and music are key to student development.

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Why Arts Education Must Be Saved

Schools draw on the community to bring art and music to students.

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A Week in the Life of PASA's After-School AfterZone

Some Providence, Rhode Island, students are finding that their after-school learning program might be more enticing than an afternoon at the mall.

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After-School Mentors Matter at Citizen Schools
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After-School Mentors Matter at Citizen Schools

Through the Citizen Schools program, professionals team up with public schools to create an enhanced learning community after the school day ends.

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An After-School Network That Works
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An After-School Network Expands Learning Time

The Providence After School Alliance, or PASA, is a citywide program that has networked community programs to provide after-school and summer learning experiences for kids.

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Team Teaching: Two Teachers, Three Subjects, One Project
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Team Teaching: Two Teachers, Three Subjects, One Project

A pair of educators are sanguine about their art, biology, and multimedia program.

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After-School Mentors Matter at Citizen Schools
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After-School Mentors Matter at Citizen Schools

Through the Citizen Schools program, professionals team up with public schools to create an enhanced learning community after the school day ends.

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Finding the Genius in Hip Hop Education

Blogger Suzie Boss interviews author of Sam Seidel, author of Hip Hop Genius: Remixing High School Education.

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Reinvigorating Education in East Oakland

The ASCEND School embraces expeditionary learning -- and success.

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Use "Rile 'Em Up" Music to Develop Cultural Empathy

By listening to and reading the lyrics of songs from unfamiliar cultures, students can connect on a personal level with historical and social justice issues.

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Teens, Song and the Language of Connection

Guest blogger Lessia Bonn wraps up Connected Educator Month by way of an exuberant story about reaching out with music, reflecting back the wisdom of young people, and finding the spirit of sharing among teachers.

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Life.com Chronicles the 20th Century

Life magazine's online photo archive enables teachers to bring a range of subjects into vivid focus.

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An After-School Network That Works
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An After-School Network Expands Learning Time

The Providence After School Alliance, or PASA, is a citywide program that has networked community programs to provide after-school and summer learning experiences for kids.

1 16 1,230 views

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