Category Archives for Art in the Classroom

Teaching Through Music

Music is communication. Teaching through music is inspirational and educational. Bringing a musical program to the classroom creates a learning environment that inspires students while adding new dimensions

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How Digital Storytelling Bolsters Literacy, Creativity

Everyone has a story to tell. Make it visual. Digital storytelling is a creative learning experience. With the proper multimedia tools it is a relatively new and novel way to bolster literacy and help

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What’s So Fine About Art?

Art is a collaborative effort. Teaching art to children starts with an understanding of fine art with the goal of learning the skills necessary to teach and impart to students a love and understanding

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The Art of the Doodle

There has been a stigma attached to doodling for far too long say supporters. The dictionary even defines doodling as “to waste (time) in aimless or foolish activity.”  The tide of

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Act Up – Theater in the Classroom

Students have always been told not to act up in class. Kids have always been told not to be dramatic. It is time to flip those notions on their head. That is because using theater in the classroom –

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Why Art is Essential for Kids

Art is form of communication and expression, which makes it an ideal outlet for young children to use their imagination and develop their creativity. As a form of communication, art preceded writing as

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