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Arts Education for Arts Education Sake....

 I ran across this post at Philly.com. It has some interesting ideas about how the arts can aid in helping students learn different subjects, e.g., math, science. 83 more words

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Why Art History?

Art and design are all about doing. Creating, building, drawing, painting, sculpting; you get the picture. Sometimes we forget that an important aspect of creating something new relies on understanding something old; something that others have created before us. 376 more words

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DSTL Arts Celebrates Arts Day LA 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014, marked the third annual “Arts Day” in Los Angeles. The event was celebrated in grand fashion at Los Angeles’ City Hall where hundreds of arts advocates, educators, artists, and arts organizations assembled at the Los Angeles City Council’s monthly public hearing. 472 more words

At-risk

DARE2act youth, Laura MacKinnon and Andy Dale gathered at the Loblaw’s Cooking School at Maple Leaf Gardens for a lesson in cooking a fun meal.  Some of these kids are going on to college and will be preparing meals for themselves on a tight budget. 383 more words

David Gamberg: At a Crossroads for Education

David Gamberg, superintendent of two neighboring school districts in Long Island–Southold and Greenport–has taken the lead in trying to forge a vision for the renewal of public education. 753 more words

Arts Education

DSTL Arts X Las Fotos Project – Building Community

When Eric of Las Fotos Project proposed that DSTL Arts and Las Fotos Project team up to offer a creative writing workshop for his Las Fotos Project students, I took it as a great opportunity to build the creative community that DSTL Arts aspires to be a part of. 368 more words

At-risk

Scratch

The Ballet Concert, I’m proud of this!         I really struggled to get my head around Scratch at first but after playing around a while, it suddenly fell into place. 190 more words