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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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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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Deeper Learning: Highlighting Student Work

Ron Berger, Chief Program Officer of the Expeditionary Learning schools, opens his portfolio of student work to demonstrate the immediate and longterm benefits of deeper learning.

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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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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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It’s Not a Pipe: Teaching Kids to Read the Media

Blogger Mark Phillips introduces students to semiotics, or the language of images, in a unit about critical consciousness and the media.

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Mixing Art + Politics -- Integrated Studies in High School
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Schools That Work: Mixing Art + Politics -- Integrated Studies in High School

Video: Teachers Dayna Laur (AP government) and Katlyn Wolfgang (art) at Central York High School in York, PA, share their strategies for creating successful integrated studies projects.

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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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Five Ideas for Using Pop Culture to Inspire Elementary Students

Gaetan Pappalardo shares five ideas for using pop culture to inspire elementary school students.

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Artistic to the Core: Music and Common Core

Guest blogger Karin Nolan, professor, author and lifelong music educator, assures teachers that they don't have to be musicians to successfully integrate music into a standards-based curriculum.

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