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The Arts

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.”

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.’

Teachers Learn the Two-Step

For students who can’t communicate very well in traditional ways—through written tests, essays, and exercises—dance is one way for them to share feelings.

Body Worlds: Anatomy and Art

As humans we are intricate beings, powerful, yet fragile, but until recently, only medical students have had the privilege of looking at the human body