Success of another endeavor and teachers' interest inspired the Academy of American Poets to create a program that introduces poetry regardless of discipline.
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January 12, 2015
A new Tony Award will recognize the work of K-12 and community theater teachers.
January 08, 2015
The Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington have released their entire digitized collection, including hi-resolution images of more than 40,000 objects in the museums' Asian art collections.
December 09, 2014
A well-known violinist is claiming that Shinichi Suzuki, the famous violinist whose instructional method is used worldwide, lied about his training and endorsements.
December 05, 2014
Music teacher Shawn Tolley says he wanted to connect his students to a subject he loves.
April 04, 2014
Misty Adoniou, a senior lecturer in literacy and teaching English as a second language at the University of Canberra, makes a case for allowing, and encouraging, students to draw in classrooms.
May 02, 2013
According to NBC News, a school in Roxbury, Mass., has seen positive effects--at least in terms of academics and school culture--from cutting back on school security, and using those funds to up arts instruction.
April 22, 2013
Happy Earth Day! Today is a day when many science and environmental teachers plan creative activities for their students that often extend beyond the classroom. But did you know that art teachers are getting involved as well? Here are a few of the ways that schools used art classes to increase awareness of the environment.
April 04, 2013
Various organizations gear up to celebrate National Poetry Month, an initiative that was first introduced by the Academy of American Poets in 1996.
July 03, 2012
While at the NEA convention today, I flagged down a few delegates from a sampling of states and asked the following: What should be NEA's main priority right now? The major theme at the convention so far has been the union's push to re-elect President Barack Obama. Do you agree this is where the org...