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An Art Teacher's Perspective of Media and the Arts

posted on December 7, 2012 at 12:00 AM

An Art Teacher's Perspective of Media and the Arts
Off Book explores cutting edge arts and the artists that make it. Breaking the mold of the definition of art, Off Book  explores the avant-garde, the experimental and the underground art forms that are supported by online communities. The bi-weekly, web exclusive series includes episodes on typography, steampunk, internet culture, video game art and more. All of these videos may help support a variety of interests your students could... Read More

Why Teach the Arts?

posted on November 29, 2011 at 9:31 AM

Why Teach the Arts?
The arts are cross-curricular. An English teacher can show a performance of Patrick Stewart playing Macbeth. A history teacher can tie a rock and roll clip to women’s rights. Likewise, a math teacher can show the deep level of mathematical computer programming skills, in addition to creativity and artistic skills, that are required by independent developers to create video games. Kids sometimes will have an interest in a particular... Read More

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