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Using Superhero Comics to Teach English and History

A much different Superman eventually returns, and it's not long before he and his reassembled team, the once-famous Justice League, also use …

How Creative Writing Boosts Students Academically

Photo credit: Write Girl<p>One non-profit after-school program known as WriteGirl lives by such a philosophy. Serving more than 350 teenage girls (ages …

Embracing Student Creativity With a Wonder Shelf

Components of the Wonder Shelves<p>A few years ago, the wonder shelves housed our classroom math manipulatives sorted into individual or group …

Top 10 skills children learn from the arts

You don’t find school reformers talking much about how we need to train more teachers in the arts, given the current obsession with science, math, technology and engineering (STEM), but here’s a list of skills that young people learn from studying the arts. They serve as a reminder that the arts — …

How street art can boost learning and community engagement in schools

Hold your pencil with your left hand – or right if you’re left-handed – and draw a portrait of the person sitting opposite you. Now have another go, but this time shut your eyes. What’s the result? “Something deformed and wobbly,” says Courtney Wilkinson, a year 8 student at Salendine Nook high …