Secrets of Arts Education in the 21st Century

Cover of "Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire:...

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This post from TheArtsRoom (in Rhode Island) preaches to the choir but I think you will enjoy many of the quotes. The book mentioned in the post, Teach Like Your Hair’s On Fire  by Rafe Esquith, is one of my favorite teacher resources. I have a copy in my bookshelf and I ordered one for our school’s library. Enjoy the rest of the reblog!

“I soon learned a basic truth about the arts: students involved in arts education are learning about things far beyond the art they study.” -Rafe Esquith, Teach Like Your Hair’s On Fire This weekend marks the midpoint of summer vacation for those of us with school-age children in the house.  So, while I will continue to set aside the back-to-school Lands End catalogs and ignore the Staples ads in my inbox, there are some reminders of the fast-app … Read More

via The Arts Room

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Comments on: "How to Recognize a Good Education (via The Arts Room)" (2)

  1. Thanks, Sally, for your link to The Arts Room. I often feel like I’m preaching to the choir, haven’t yet figured out how to go about drawing in people who think the arts are “just for fun”. Your blog looks interesting, I’ll be spending some time exploring it …

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