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Learning History through the Arts

March 25, 2019

When it comes to arts integrated education, people usually have many questions about how specific topics are taught through the arts – and vice versa. In previous blog posts, we’ve taken a look at learning math through art, as well as connecting art and science. But what about learning history through the arts? How can...

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Arts Academy in the Woods Teaches More Than Subjects

March 18, 2019

For students who don’t thrive in a standardized education environment, an arts integration education does wonders in making subjects interesting. Educators come up with creative and imaginative ways to teach subjects through the arts. And vice versa. Not only does this keep students engaged, but they actually enjoy learning. But the sort of arts integration...

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Being LGBTQ At An Art Academy

March 11, 2019

Let’s face it. High school is tough. But for an LGBTQ student dealing with being “different,” high school is so much more than tough. It can be a nightmare. Or worse yet, dangerous. Particularly if that student becomes the target of severe ridicule and bullying. Interestingly, this is not so much the case for being...

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How Government and Literature Studies Enhance Acting Ability

March 4, 2019

When it comes to arts integration education, it’s not too tough to see how math or science are taught through creative and hands-on applications. But how do government and literature studies enhance the arts? Just how does an arts integrated high school tie together performing arts like acting with real world studies in literature and...

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Creativity Is Both Right Brain and Left Brain

February 25, 2019

There’s a myth floating around out there that the right hemisphere of the brain is the sole keeper of creativity. This idea comes from old research on the “science of creativity,” as well as a general misunderstanding of the findings of such research. Because it turns out, creativity is both right brain and left brain...

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Accepting Voiceover Auditions for Arts Academy Students

February 21, 2019

Our marketing agency, is requesting student voiceover submissions for videos we are producing for our High School. Students can submit audition recordings for each script or just one. DUE DATE: Audition Sound Files are DUE to Dr. Mitchell: Monday, Feb 25 by 3:30pm Please email your audio file(s) to Dr. Mitchell. Please include your name...

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What AAW Students Have to Say – Part 3

February 18, 2019

What is it like to go to an arts integration high school? One of the best ways to get a feel for the true experience is to read what AAW students have to say. They’re able to fully and honestly express their own journeys. And each one is unique. Metamorphosis The four years of high school...

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Ways to Learn Science through Art

February 11, 2019

It’s not unusual for those who are artistically inclined to profess they’re not good at science. But in many cases, it’s more a matter of not learning science in a way that’s interesting and engaging for them. For some people, the formulas and principles that dominate science are relatively easy to grasp. It just “clicks” for...

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AAW Students Express Themselves – The Sequel

February 4, 2019

Are you curious about what it’s like to attend an arts integrated high school? If you didn’t get a chance to check out our post two weeks ago that highlighted what students say about AAW, then you’ll want to read this. (Of course, it’s not too late to read the post from two weeks ago...

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How Art Education Fosters Critical Thinking and Why It Matters

January 28, 2019

How would you rate your propensity toward critical thinking? These days, the ability to grasp the logical connection between ideas is a necessary skill. Unless you’re a hermit living in a cave, there is so much information coming at all of us at any given moment. Being able to discern which information is of worth...

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