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  • January 12, 2017

    external resource from Fallingwater, Robert and Harriet Kirkpatrick Fallingwater Education Intern

    Fallingwater, the architectural masterwork designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, seeks applications to fill our Fallingwater Education Department Internship. This intern will reside on-site, while immersing themselves in the many organizational and curricular tasks required to provide successful educational programming at Fallingwater. This is a unique opportunity to work in the education department at a world-renowned museum and architectural site.

    Fallingwater
  • arendt

    January 11, 2017

    external resource from National Endowment for the Humanities, The Political Theory of Hannah Arendt: NEH Summer Seminar - Applications Due March 1, 2017
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    This Seminar offers stimulating dialogue for School Teachers (K-12) of all disciplines, including history, social studies, philosophy, literature, philosophy, and government. Given the varied responses to the recent election and the documented increase in incidents of hateful speech and other attacks on school campuses and in classrooms across the country, having a space to learn and practice how to engage difficult conversations on controversial subjects is needed now more than ever. Although the seminar emphasizes the analysis of history and political theory, it serves to foster community among school teachers and change-makers interested in practicing and encouraging critical thinking about contested political and ethical issues framed by what Hannah Arendt called “the human condition of plurality.” The seminar will take place over the course of four weeks at UC Davis, June 25 through July 21, 2017.

    National Endowment for the Humanities
  • January 11, 2017

    external resource from Städel Museum, NEW Art History Online – The Städel Course on Modern Art

    Experience “Art History Online – The Städel Course on Modern Art” – at no cost and exactly when it suits you. Learn about art history and visual studies in a richly varied way as you proceed through the five modules of the course on your computer or tablet at your own pace.

    Städel Museum
  • design

    January 11, 2017

    external resource from The Atlantic, What is Design Thinking?
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    Design thinking has captured the attention of educators, but there may be ambiguity about how to define the concept, says Neil Stevenson of global design company IDEO. Stevenson offers insights about the definition and its application in schools.

    The Atlantic
  • January 6, 2017

    NAEA Advisory: Classroom Intervention on Teaching Students with Special Needs

    Authors Sheng Kuan Chung and Dan Li Classroom Intervention on Teaching Students with Special Needs

  • notes

    January 4, 2017

    external resource from Education Week Teacher, The Power of Visual Notetaking
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    I have been a passionate advocate for visual notetaking in the classroom since I stumbled upon author and designer Mike Rohde’s book, The Sketchnote Handbook, about two years ago. As an elementary art specialist, I saw that, after incorporating the book’s techniques into my classroom, using simple images to synthesize content and demonstrate understanding came naturally to students. Kids learn to draw before they write, and pictures are how they make sense of the world.

    Education Week Teacher
  • Craft

    December 19, 2016

    external resource from Craft in America, The Craft School Experience: Outcomes and Revelations, January 21 - March 11, 2017
    Craft

    Five of the most historically important American craft schools have joined together to celebrate the craft school experience and to broadcast this transformative experience to a nation of creators. The Craft in America Center will present a group exhibition of objects demonstrating the creative vitality of individual artists impacted by these stimulating environments.

    Craft in America
  • CO

    December 14, 2016

    external resource from Artsy, Rocky Mountains, an Artist Residency Is Launching Careers
    CO

    Tucked away in the Rocky Mountains, about 20 minutes from Aspen, sits a thriving, 50-year-old arts community. Anderson Ranch Arts Center was established in 1966 by the ceramist Paul Soldner, who sought to create an alternative to art school. With fellow artists Cherie Hiser, Peter Voulkos, and Sam Maloof, among others, Soldner created a place for artists to learn and refine their skills, to develop new work, and to relish the company of other creatives—a model that has flourished and evolved over the years as the community adapts to the demands of an ever-changing art world.

    Artsy
  • artsy

    November 21, 2016

    external resource from Artsy, It’s about to Get Easier for Artists to Find Residencies
    artsy

    Anyone who has ever tried to find an artist residency to apply to online knows it’s a difficult task. Seeing the need for a digital solution, three young art world professionals recently got to work. Billed as “a unified search tool for residencies,” their forthcoming project, RES, is a web-based platform that will help facilitate artist residencies for artists and administrators alike.

    Artsy