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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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Feeling the Power of Oral Communication

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PBL: What Does It Take for a Project to Be "Authentic"?

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Zombie-Based Learning -- "Braaaaaaains!"

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Feeling the Power of Oral Communication

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1 974 4,054 views

PBL: What Does It Take for a Project to Be "Authentic"?

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Zombie-Based Learning -- "Braaaaaaains!"

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The Best of 2012: My Favorite Films for Parents and Educators

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips shares his favorite education-related films of 2012.

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Mirror on the Wall: Public Art and the Face(s) of Youth

High school teachers Joshua Block and Melanie Manuel helped their students find visibility and voices through a public art project on a Philadelphia street.

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Use Arts Integration to Enhance Common Core

Arts integration specialist Susan Riley looks at some of the ways in which teaching with the arts can meet and enhance Common Core requirements.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Color Theory

Whether you're looking through the lens of science, art, or philosophy, lessons around color can be engaging and fun. VideoAmy has gathered a playlist of videos about color to get your creative juices flowing.

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Kids Like Blues: Using Music and Video to Rock Your Classroom

Teacher and musician Jon Schwartz tells the amusing and inspiring story (with generous video examples) of how he turned the blues into an effective pedagogy for his first graders.

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STEM to STEAM: Art in K-12 Is Key to Building a Strong Economy

John Maeda, President of Rhode Island School of Design, makes a convincing case for adding art to the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics curriculum - and turning STEM into STEAM.

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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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Using "Music Writing" to Trigger Creativity, Awareness and Motivation

Blogger and author Jeffrey Pflaum demonstrates how a musical prompt to creative writing exercises can open students to new realms of emotional intelligence.

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Use PBL to Innovate the Music Classroom

Blogger Andrew Miller suggests unpacking the standards for music education and creating student projects that will fulfill those instructional goals in engaging new ways.

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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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Art Works: Integrating Creativity in the Curriculum
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Art Works: Integrating Creativity in the Curriculum

At Boston Arts Academy, high student achievement is driven by infusing the rigorous college-prep program with visual arts, dance, theater and music.

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Arts Education: A Right and Necessity

Blogger Elena Aguilar makes a case for keeping the arts alive in our schools.

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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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Five-Minute Film Festival: Color Theory

Whether you're looking through the lens of science, art, or philosophy, lessons around color can be engaging and fun. VideoAmy has gathered a playlist of videos about color to get your creative juices flowing.

1 71 9,859 views

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