Our schools offer dual enrollment to continue our hands on approach to learning. In Georgia and California you can now receive college units and high school credit for taking the classes you love. You can get credit for following your passion. Check it out. Finally, way to synthesize science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics through real time, project based learning.
There is not question for most people about the benefits of arts in education. Yet for some reason the public schools system finds more reasons to cut arts programs and initiatives. Focusing on teaching for the test strategies are not as effective as igniting creative thought and exploration, which is one benefit of the arts. This blog is open for comments that support or refute the need for arts in education.
It is important to examine the culture of emotional intelligences or EI. EI also known as EQ is equally as important if not more important than the widely known Intellectual Intelligence or IQ. The problem in society is the over realization and overgeneralization focus of IQ as opposed to EI and how this negativity could portray the wrong message to individuals who possess psychopathic tendencies with high IQ’s. This reformation of these beliefs is an onset for social change.
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In February of 2013 in Educational Leadership authors Robert Root-Bernstein and Michele Root-Bernstein showcase the importance of Arts in education through scientific evaluation. Does training in the arts enhance STEM learning in science, technology engineering and mathematics? Check out the article and you decide.
Robert Root-Bernstein (firstname.lastname@example.org), a MacArthur Fellow, is a professor in the Department of Physiology, and Michele Root-Bernstein (email@example.com) is adjunct faculty associated with the Department of Theater, both at Michigan State University, East Lansing