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  • From: Gary Hornung <ghornung AT mts.net>
  • To: "Tania Roxborogh" <roxboroghpt AT xtra.co.nz>
  • Cc: <ictenglish AT mailinglist.tki.org.nz>, <mcarter AT clear.net.nz>, "Christy Matthewson" <Christy.Matthewson AT rangiorahigh.school.nz>, "Robert Davidson" <robertd AT tikihigh.school.nz>
  • Subject: [ICTs in English] Live Webinar: Integrating the Arts Across the Curriculum
  • Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2011 15:45:21 -0500


Hello,
 
Might this free webinar be of interest to the List?  Time changes+/- x hours will be a consideration.
 
Some brave soul prepared to pull an all-nighter?
 
Investigate as you will.
 
Cheers,
 
Gary
 
 
----- Original Message -----
From: Education Week
To: G Hornung
Sent: Monday, July 11, 2011 11:03 AM
Subject: Live Webinar: Integrating the Arts Across the Curriculum

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Free Live Webinar:

Integrating the Arts Across the Curriculum
Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 2 p.m. EDT
Also available "on demand" any time 24 hours after the event.

Free registration is now open.

Many arts advocates suggest integrating dance, music, theater, and visual arts across the curriculum holds great promise to enhance student learning—and revitalize the arts in public schools.

Although not a new idea, teaching "through" the arts appears to be gaining a stronger foothold, proponents say. Examples span the country and content areas. Take dance, where the art form has been used in a Baltimore County, Md., school to help teach scientific concepts like photosynthesis, and in suburban Minneapolis to bring the Underground Railroad to life.

A White House advisory panel recently made the case for "reinvesting" in arts education and drew special attention to arts integration, suggesting that it can boost student motivation and provide both academic and social benefits.

This webinar will explore the potential of bringing together the arts with other subjects in a mutual learning experience and point to promising examples, as well as the challenges to ensure that such efforts achieve their academic goals.

Guests:

  • Sandra Ruppert, director of the Arts Education Partnership.
  • Shana Habel, dance demonstration teacher, Los Angeles Unified School District and co-president of the California Dance Education Association.

This webinar will be moderated by Erik Robelen, assistant editor, Education Week.

Related Article:

"Schools Integrate Dance Into Core Academics"

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  • [ICTs in English] Live Webinar: Integrating the Arts Across the Curriculum, Gary Hornung, 07/12/2011

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