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The Arts

Arts and Crafts Workshops

Not only do art workshops help stimulate creative thinking, they can also offer meaningful curriculum connections.

It Takes Two to Tango

Over the past few years, ballroom dance has garnered attention as an entertaining and educational tool that levels the social playing field and carries important life lessons.

Jazzing Up History Class

Educators teaching history may find guidance in the genius of Miles Davis’ advice to musicians, “Don’t play what’s there, play what’s not there.”

Puppets Talk, Children Listen

The expressiveness and dramatization of puppets have not only entertained people for thousands of years, but have also been used to educate and inform.

Ukulele in the Classroom

Making music with a ukulele is a great group learning experience. Ukuleles are a good size and price, and they contain levels of complexity.

Drama Game: Guess Who?

Students can learn something interesting about classmates that might have taken all year to discover

Drama: Circle Name Game

A simple way to start creating a sense of community among students is through icebreakers, such as variations of the ‘name game.’