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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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Rock On! How I Taught Focus to a Class That Wouldn't Sit Still

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Embracing Failure: Building a Growth Mindset Through the Arts

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Seven Free Jazz Resources and Websites for Educators

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Rock On! How I Taught Focus to a Class That Wouldn't Sit Still

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Embracing Failure: Building a Growth Mindset Through the Arts

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Feeling the Power of Oral Communication

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Online Photography Archives Enable Teaching with Primary Sources

Analyzing photographs inspires visual literacy and critical thinking in students.

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How YES Prep Helped a Dropout Student Find His Passion as a Graffiti Artist
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A Once-Troubled Student Transforms into a Star

Kicked out of YES Prep as a sophomore, senior Erick Gonzalez returned to face the challenges and receive the support the school has offered him.

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The Benefits of Taking Students Outside to Inspire Writing

Student writing can take off when kids are asked to step out of the classroom and into their imaginations.

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Waldorf Methods to Use in Your Classroom

Six tips to spice up the day.

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Pop Quiz: Karen Allen

The actress (and now college professor) whose career was launched as Indiana Jones's old flame shares details of her own school days.

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Waldorf-Inspired Public Schools Are on the Rise

Waldorf-inspired public schools are on the rise as parents seek relief from the high-stakes testing culture.

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NASA Resources and Teacher Training Help Students See Stars

Discoveries from the Hubble Space Telescope inspire astronomical interest and down-to-earth lesson plans.

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Teaching Students to Re-Dream with Shakespeare

Guest blogger Rick Taylor, an Associate English Professor at East Carolina U, walks us back to the late 16th century as he teaches his students the art of vividly re-dreaming Shakespeare.

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TEAMS Model State: The Ohio Arts Integration and STEM Initiative (Part 4 of 5)

Editor's Note: Today's guest blogger is Jim Brazell, a technology forecaster, author, public speaker, and consultant. It is the fourth in a five-part series on the convergence of STEM education and the Arts (TEAMS).

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Creative License: Using Art as a Medium for a Well-Rounded Education

At the Oxbow School, art and research magically interweave.

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Timely Tips: News You Can Use in Your Classroom

These articles offer practical advice for responding to current events.

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Social and Emotional Curriculum: Obstacles to Happiness

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.

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Animating Dreams: The ACME Animation Program
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Animating Dreams: The ACME Animation Program

High school students draw on the expertise of professional cartoonists in an online mentorship program.

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Finding the Genius in Hip Hop Education

Blogger Suzie Boss interviews author of Sam Seidel, author of Hip Hop Genius: Remixing High School Education.

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