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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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Zombie-Based Learning -- "Braaaaaaains!"

From PBL to ZBL, Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller explores a new twist to project-based learning: the pedagogical benefits of Zombies!

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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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Using Participatory Journals to Connect Students

In schools and at home, journaling is often a solo experience. See what happens when students in a middle school art class start collaboratively working in each other's sketch journals.

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Arts Integration: Resource Roundup

All points of arts integration -- from implementation in the classroom and engaging students, to linking the arts with core curriculum -- are covered in this roundup of useful Edutopia blogs, articles, and videos.

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The Student Side of Making

Any discussion about the educational benefits of a Maker curriculum should include the student experience of learning self-direction, withholding judgment, and persistence.

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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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STEM to STEAM: Resource Roundup

Whether you are looking for resources on integrating science, technology, engineering, and math or on infusing the arts to transform STEM into STEAM, this curated compilation will help you strategize around different approaches to integrated studies.

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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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Lesson Plans and Resources for Arts Integration

Educators from Bates Middle School, in Annapolis, Maryland, share arts-integrated lessons and resources that you can use in your school.

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How the Arts Unlock the Door to Learning

Thanks to a bold strategy -- integrating the arts into curricula -- the faculty, staff, and students of Maryland's Bates Middle School are crafting a whole new vision of school transformation.

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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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22 Simple Ideas for Harnessing Creativity in the Elementary Classroom

Kindergarten inclusion teacher Trisha Riche' inspires her students -- and her readers -- to play, learn and teach outside of the box.

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Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom

Blogger Andrew Miller explores ways to bring game-based learning to the classroom using Minecraft.

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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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