Including Art in the Transition from STEM to STEAM

Teachers are taking the time this summer to learn the art of including art in the transition from STEM to STEAM.  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math; STEAM is all that with the arts as an integral part of the total curriculum.  In downtown...

Top Skills Children Can Learn From The Arts

You do not hear school reformers talking much about training more teachers in the arts given the current obsession with science, mathematics, engineering and technology.  However, there is a long list of skills that young people especially kids learn when they study...

How To Bring The Arts into School, Byte by Byte

Innovative programs use technology to expand access to the arts. Monika Aldarondo is sitting in an office at the Boston Arts Academy (BAA) untangling scraps of brilliantly colored fabric that her students dyed to make banners for the school’s annual Africa Lives!...

Critical Thinking and Visual Arts

HowToLearn.com is always looking for new ways to learn and build critical thinking skills. Here is one article on precisely how to do that. Education in the visual arts can be an avenue for building students’ critical-thinking skills, writes blogger Andrew...