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Why The Arts Are The Great Unappreciated Engine Of The U.S. Economy

Why The Arts Are The Great Unappreciated Engine Of The U.S. Economy- Today and yesterday two documents were released by the federal government that should make us ask if we have our priorities straight. www.forbes.com

Using Arts Education to Help Other Lessons Stick

Using Arts Education to Help other Lessons Stick- The arts can be a source of joy in a child's day, and also come in handy for memorizing times tables. www.nytimes.com

4 tips on teaching emotional, social skills through craft

4 tips on teaching emotional,social skills through craft: Teaching kids social and emotional skills is getting renewed attention, and arts and crafts are a good way to do that, at home as well as at school. www.tuscon.com

 

Why Art Therapy, Coloring Books & Creating Stuff Reduces Stress

Why Art Therapy, Coloring Books & Creating Stuff Reduces Stress - Around 2015 or so, adult coloring books arrived on the Amazon bestseller list, and haven’t left since. The response was polarizing: Kate Middleton was reportedly a fan at one point, but Quartz dubbed them America’s “cry for help.” Forbes called them the “dark horse of publishing” that year. Regardless of how you feel about coloring books for those past grade school, studies have proven that they do help some de-stress at the end of the day, highlighting an oft-forgotten means of stress relief: creating art. refinery29.com

Looking at Art Could Help Med Students Become Better Doctors

Looking at Art could Help Med Students Become Better Doctors- For decades, humanities and arts classes have been offered to medical students, in attempts to help them maintain empathy and develop skills necessary to accurately diagnose their future patients. www.artsy.net

Why Teaching Art is Teaching Character

Why Teaching Art Is Teaching Character- It was 1402, and the ruins on the outskirts of Rome were to be avoided at all cost. www.theepoochtimes.com

Teaching kids about the arts helps develop their social, emotional skills

Teaching kids about the arts helps develop their social, emotional skills- When you introduce your children to museums, dance and theater, you're exposing them to more than just a fun extracurricular activity, you're introducing them...www.miamiherald.com

5 1/2 Things That Americans Are Saying About The Arts

5 1/2 Things That Americans Are Saying About The Arts- One of the nonprofit organizations I support and volunteer with is Americans for the Arts, a national advocacy and membership organization.  AFTA has recently published its latest public opinion survey...www.forbes.com

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