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ashleecopper

KUSD Google Apps for Education - 41 views

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      Check out this link (https://www.google.com/edu/products/productivity-tools/) and other Google Apps for Education links. What are some ideas for ways that you could use this in your classroom?
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    Google Apps provides filtered email to individual students in grades 2 and higher (and to classrooms of kindergarten and 1st grade students). Collaboration and other tools that are available that can be used across all subject areas.
robert morris

STEM + Art: A Brilliant Combination - Education Week - 44 views

  • asked permission to hire an arts-integration teacher
  • and that year and subsequent years, the scores on the state assessments improved.
  • a compendium of 62 research studies that support the powerful positive academic and social effects of learning in and through the arts
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  • The research confirms what we know to be true. The arts impact all learning.
  • Neuroscience has also provided an emerging branch of research related to studying the arts. For instance, "Learning Arts and the Brain: The Dana Consortium Report on Arts and Cognition" reinforced the positive impact arts learning has on a young person's ability to retain information.
  • Neither the arts nor the sciences have a monopoly on teaching creativity, collaboration, or problem-solving skills.
  • The design process proved to be as important as the finished product.
  • Schools must provide opportunities for students to learn across disciplines. No longer can we teach in silos.
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    ""Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." -William Butler Yeats"
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    ""Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." -William Butler Yeats"
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