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Arts Integration

Celebrating Cultural Identity Through the Arts

When afterschool program Ballet Folklorico teaches kids traditional Mexican dance, they build not only social and emotional skills, but also community.

October 8, 2020
George Lucas Educational Foundation

This video is part of our How Learning Happens series, which explores teaching practices grounded in the science of learning and human development. 

Edutopia developed this series in collaboration with the Learning Policy Institute, with support from the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation

Special thanks to the Science of Learning and Development Alliance, the Forum for Youth Investment, the National AfterSchool Association, the Wallace Foundation, EducationCounsel, Tacoma Arts Live, and Tacoma Public Schools.

Tacoma Public Schools

Public, Suburban
Grades PK - 12
Tacoma, WA

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