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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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Why After-School Programs Matter

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Use Arts Integration to Enhance Common Core

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Deeper Learning: Highlighting Student Work

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Use Arts Integration to Enhance Common Core

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Deeper Learning: Highlighting Student Work

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Celebrity Q&A: Will.i.am On the Power of Collaboration and Tech Integration

The hip-hop singer and music producer weighs in on social networking, online media tools, and the Peapod Foundation.

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Multiple Intelligences Leave No Child Behind
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Multiple Intelligences Leave No Child Behind

Edutopia revisits Indianapolis's Key Learning Community to see how things have changed since our first look in 2001.

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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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Multiple Intelligences Thrive in Smartville
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Multiple Intelligences Thrive in Smartville

At the Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy, in Gainesville, Georgia, students know exactly how they are smart.

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Use Music to Develop Kids' Skills and Character

Songs with lyrics are often considered a teaching tool of yesterday, but it could come in handy when developing social and emotional skills in your students.

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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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Romeo and Juliet for the 21st c.: How One Teacher Created a Drama Club and Made Shakespeare Hip

North Philly Teacher stimulates her students' passion as well as her own with an updated version of Romeo and Juliet.

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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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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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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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The Assassin Strikes and Other Hoaxes for Teaching Social Studies

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips describes how the occasional carefully-planned hoax can engage students in a subject that might otherwise hold little interest for them.

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Stretching Your Curriculum Canvas: Reading the World Through Art

An effective art museum visit begins with teaching students art history, getting them to consider multiple perspectives, and applying the idea of close reading to visual literacy.

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