Interested in Visual Studies and Art Education at Master’s level in Nordic countries? Arzu maintains a high level of dedication and enthusiasm for the arts and ecology as mediums for pedagogy, advocacy, transformation, and intervention. Click HERE to access Arts Education for America’s Students: A Shared Endeavor,” a joint statement that asserts the importance of high-quality arts education.
Making art prepares children for success not only as artists, but across professions; the capacity to perform and create in the arts requires the development of imagination, collaboration and problem-solving skills that learners can transfer to other experiences and pursuits.
Yesterday the electricians turned on the lights at the new Eureka Springs School of the Arts wood working studio. Her essays on teaching poetry appear in Teachers & Writers, Teaching Tolerance, Children’s Book Council, and Teaching Artists Journal. At Arts & Learning, our arts programs are designed to prepare students (k-10) with skills needed to succeed in the 21st century.
For example, in a science classroom you might see students choreographing a dance using locomotor and nonlocomotor movements to demonstrate their understanding of rotation versus revolution of the planets (PDF) In a math class, you might see students learning fractions by examining composition in Warhol’s Campbell’s soup paintings.
In addition, performances reflecting a wide range of cultural heritages and artistic disciplines are presented at the center. The Active Learning Initiative (ALI) is currently in its second iteration of a project launched by the college four years ago. Refresh your perspective with a professional development session while you network with your peers and make new connections in the arts and learning community, engage in discussion and help shape the Eduarts Map.