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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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Is there such thing as a 'teaching instinct'?

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Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom

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Use Music to Develop Kids' Skills and Character

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The value of music

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Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom

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Music and the Spirit of Schools

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips provides many inspiring examples about the importance of music - particularly classical music - and the enrichment it provides across all curriculum areas and at all levels of a school's culture.

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

Dance-company founder Karen Peterson shares the inspiring benefits of inclusive dance education for students with disabilities.

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Project-Based Learning as a Context for Arts Integration

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller shares how PBL can serve as a dynamic context for arts integration.

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Seven Free Jazz Resources and Websites for Educators

Edutopia's Matt Davis combs the web for some useful and fun resources to make jazz music come alive for your students.

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A Year at Mission Hill: Love and Limits and The Eye of the Dragon

A Year at Mission Hill is a video documentary series that covers the transformation of one inner city elementary school in Boston. In Chapters Four and Five, we watch teachers as they strive to reach all students in full-inclusion classrooms, and...

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The "Reggio Approach" to 0-99 Education: A Deep Exploration of Continuity

In the first of two posts, blogger and world traveler Adam Provost reports from the Winter Institute in Emilia Reggio, Italy about the arts- and inquiry-based Reggio Approach.

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From Inspiration to Red Carpet: Elementary Book Trailer Project

Instructional coach and film enthusiast Bill Bass presents the first of two excerpts from his co-authored book, From Inspiration to Red Carpet: Host Your Own Student Film Festival.

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The Sound of Learning: Albano Berberi
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The Sound of Learning: Albano Berberi

Assistive technology helps a blind computer science student and devoted gamer pursue his passions.

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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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Martin Scorsese on the Importance of Visual Literacy
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Martin Scorsese on the Importance of Visual Literacy

The filmmaker touches on topics ranging from the importance of teaching visual literacy to violence in films to the preservation of classic movies.

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Creativity is the Secret Sauce in STEM

Science evangelist and Edutopia blogger Ainissa Ramirez turns STEM into STEAM through the amazing, artistic secret sauce of creativity.

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George Lucas on Teaching Visual Literacy and Communications
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George Lucas: Teaching "Communication"

An interview with the founder and chairman of the George Lucas Educational Foundation on the new visual language of learning and teaching.

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Executive Function, Arts Integration and Joyful Learning

Dr. Judy Willis, a regular Edutopia blogger, continues her series about the neuroscience of executive function, this time examining the effects of creativity and arts integration.

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Using Graphic Novels and Comics in the Classroom

Blogger Andrew Miller suggests teaching strategies around graphic novels and comics, popular media that hold enormous educational potential.

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