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February 2013 | Volume 70 | Number 5
Creativity Now! Pages 22-27

A Recipe for Artful Schooling

Eric Booth

By nourishing the latent artistry that exists in each student, teachers can spark creative engagement in any subject area.

It drives arts educators crazy. We have deep knowledge about creativity, but we're usually peripheral to the central education conversation about it in the United States, watching technology and engineering being taken more seriously. We notice that the arts are sometimes offered a seat at the table, but we feel viscerally how little of what we know is used to advance the creative learning agenda.

Several years ago, when I challenged the leaders of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills about the lack of input from the arts, I got an answer that said it all: We think the arts are valuable; they provide a "special sauce" for learning. Thirty thousand years of the arts' centrality to human learning reduced to a condiment.

 

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