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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

@creativityassoc

I am the Director of the Education Division for an education organization whose mission is to use the techniques of theater to strengthen critical thinking and communications skills. Prior to this position, I was the first Executive Director for Arts Every Day, which was funded by the Ford Foundation to look at the potential of arts integration in school reform. I have 20 years experience as a theater artist and 10 years as an educator in classrooms from Kindergarten through graduate school and professional development.

Areas of Interest: 
theatre,
arts education,
education reform,
arts integration,
education policy,
professional development,
writing across the curriculum

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Posted discussion When Student Questions Feel Hostile

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Joan Weber recommends a article : Why Storytelling in the Classroom Matters

Recommended a article Why Storytelling in the Classroom Matters

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Posted discussion Testify for Arts Education

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Posted discussion Congress Approves Arts In Education Week, 3rd Week September

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Posted discussion The Four-legged Chair of Arts Education

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Posted discussion Middle School for the Arts in Baltimore

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Posted discussion How Should Arts Education Talk about Talent? Or Should It?

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Posted discussion Sir Ken Robinson to join #artsed Chat on 5/22

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Posted discussion Twitter and the First #artsed Chat: A Reflection

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Posted discussion Sir Ken Robinson - Creativity in Education

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Posted discussion Why the Arts Matter - Jerome Kagan

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