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December deadlines, hold on for a while!

I’m writing this inspired by the book ‘Bird by Bird’ written by Anne Lamott. I’ve read most of the book couple of months ago but it wasn’t so relevant to me as it is now. 924 more words

Arts Education

Believe In The Power of The Arts!

Believe Fine Arts, Inc.

Believes In The Power of The Arts!

 #GivingTuesday is December 2, 2014

Donate To Support: Arts Education & Music Education

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Arts Education

Translation, Part 4: MVP by MVPs

The Udacity lectures featuring Steve Blank on new venture creation are serving as a kind of textbook for my “flipped” graduate arts entrepreneurship class. Blank’s entrepreneurial process, shared by others in the lean start-up movement, advocates for getting a minimum viable product (MVP) out to its customer/audience as soon as possible in order test hypotheses about the product and to minimize risk (if you fail early, you fail cheap). 195 more words

Arts Entrepreneurship

The future is built on the dreams of today - Part 2

Last week I posted about the restriction of creative subjects in our schools, with Education secretary Nicky Morgan in one corner suggesting that studying the arts will hold young people back, and Steven Spielberg in the other, fighting for the daydreamers and window gazers who spend their time imagining a whole world of possibilities.   760 more words

Arts: The Great Equalizer

by Elizabeth Metts

“Arts are the great equalizer.”

These were Principal Jaynemarie Capetanakis’s words to close out NYC’s Department of Education Showcase Schools workshop. Her school, P.S. 517 more words

Arts Advocacy

The National Arts Marketing Project Conference with Anna Dunn

Anna Dunn has taught dance in the metro- Atlanta public schools for ten years and brings her expertise to Dance Canvas as the Arts Education and Outreach Program Coordinator. 322 more words

"How Schools Kill Creativity"

In the TED talk, “How Schools Kill Creativity,” Sir Ken Robinson points out the inherent flaws in the drudgery of modern educational methods that discourage independent thinking, dissuade active learning, and bind up some highly intelligent children with wrongheaded one-size-fits-all careerism.  122 more words

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