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What It Takes to Draw Low-Income Students to Afterschool Art Programs

What It Takes to Draw Low-Income Students to Afterschool Art Programs

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tweens want hands-on learning taught by professional artists and they want public spaces to perform or show their work. Interestingly, many of the preferences expressed by students aligned with what experts say makes a good arts program.

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Creative Classes: An Artful Approach To Improving Performance

Creative Classes: An Artful Approach To Improving Performance

| April 17, 2013 | 2 Comments

Lizzie Chen /NPR By Elizabeth Blair, NPR Over the years, there have been a lot of claims about the benefits of the arts on the mind: Listening to Mozart makes you smarter; playing an instrument makes you better at math. One program — funded in part by the federal government — is putting these theories […]

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How the Arts Can Be Integrated into Every Subject

How the Arts Can Be Integrated into Every Subject

| October 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

In this powerful video by Edutopia, we learn how a public school in Annapolis, Maryland has found a way to integrate the arts into every aspect of school life. Using the lens of art to ask critical thinking questions, students from all backgrounds have blossomed as a result.

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