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.
Blogger Suzie Boss interviews author of Sam Seidel, author of Hip Hop Genius: Remixing High School Education.
Blogger Elena Aguilar makes a case for keeping the arts alive in our schools.
Blogger Judy Willis MD describes the positive uses of art as a tool to capture attention and educate young minds.
Blogger Andrew Miller suggests teaching strategies around graphic novels and comics, popular media that hold enormous educational potential.
In her Seven Doors to Happiness blog series, filmmaker Randy Taran opens Door Number Two and examines obstacles to happiness and means for coping with them.
Blogger Andrew Miller celebrates teachers who engage their students' cognitive abilities through creative methods.
A game-based unit includes structures, themes, and mechanisms for trial and error.
By viewing films through the filter of character development, students can understand how traits and mindsets so often influence the choices that people make.
Blogger Richard L. Curwin compares coaching to teaching, and describes the benefits of modeling and repetitive practice over simply telling a student what to do.
Check out these strategies and approaches for bringing more creativity into the classroom and inspiring young artists.
Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz opens our eyes to the evolving world of art and how creativity, now more than ever, holds an important place in our children's education.
A pair of educators are sanguine about their art, biology, and multimedia program.
Guest blogger Rafe Esquith describes his process of trial and error in teaching fifth graders how to perform Shakespeare and play guitar.