"Educators and administrators cannot justify giving the arts an important position in the currculum unless they understand that the arts are [...]
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I am worried about my students and their families. I have been for a long time. Over the last two decades [...]
One Social Re-constructivist’s Journey On the Road to Building a More Just & Ecologically Resilient World Sasha at the Detroit Riverfront I consider [...]
One Social Re-constructivist’s Journey on the Road to Building a More Just and Ecologically Resilient WorldSasha Roberts-Levi2021-05-03T00:34:34-04:00
" We live in an era in which the educational system in the United States seems increasingly removed from the drift of [...]
Neuroscience supports the positive benefits of artistic expression. Through activities that involve creativity, children with executive function deficits discover new ways to concentrate on what they enjoy most and do best, to focus, to forgive and appreciate themselves and to cope with their impulsivity with new tools they can transfer into other parts of their school life. Making art actually grows neurons that strengthen executive functioning skills and build resilience, flexibility and nimble thinking.
Dear Hiring Manager,I am applying for an art teaching position, because like Jean Houston, I believe that art educators can change the [...]
"...when students are off task they often get check marks, they lose privileges or get phone calls home. It was always about [...]
The act of putting pen to paper encourages pause for thought, this in turn makes us think more deeply about life, which [...]