Dance in science, pop art in Spanish, or photography in math — there’s no end to the ways arts can be integrated into other curricula. Educators from Bates Middle School, in Annapolis, Maryland, share arts-integrated lessons and resources that you can use in your school.
This report and case studies of illustrative projects help provide a better understanding of how
people are engaging in the arts, and of how arts organizations are enabling this involvement.
Researchers at WolfBrown investigated active arts participation across the arts sector in the
United States, United Kingdom and Australia, learning from more than 100 organizations
currently engaging in participatory arts. The report helps address many of the concerns that arts
organizations may have in embracing participatory arts practices and illuminates the various trends
in the field that are responsible for this shift. This report also presents the “Audience Involvement
Spectrum,” a helpful new model for understanding various levels of arts engagement.
Communities are part of all successful web sites in one way or another. It looks at the different stages that must be understood:Philosophy: Why does your site need community? What are your measures of success?Architecture: How do you set up a site to createpositive experience? How do you coax people out of their shells and get them to share their experiences online?Design: From color choice to HTML
In basic literacy, numeracy, and problem-solving skills, young Americans have now fallen behind almost all of their peers in other advanced countries. John Cassidy explains why these findings represent a serious threat to the country’s future prosperity.
In the fall of 2012, I announced my departure from The New York Times to join Second Story Interactive Studios. In that post, I alluded to my reinvention with the expectation of working in…
a space between the spectrum of traditional news media on one side and the unfiltered social web in…
while Daniel Beaty’s Knock Knock: My Dad’s Dream for Me is ostensibly about a child with an incarcerated father, to my mind this is a book that has far reaching applications. It can be used with any child missing a parent, for whatever reason. It’s one of the very few picture books to talk about the process of growing into adulthood. And the art? Stellar stuff. So though I’m sure kids that find themselves exactly in the protagonist’s shoes will get something out of this book, they are not the only ones. Not by half.
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