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The Brain and Learning…do take care if you follow on to the linked web site…I wanted to enlarge the picture but accidentally clicked on an add to the right hand side …and was slightly shocked at where I'd ended up. The link is interesting though and seems genuine…just a bad choice in paid advertisements (in my opinion, some might think I'm a prude)
Another piece of art ed advocacy cheese to help with marketing to the masses. Note worthy here is the book, "Studio Thinking: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education," Lois Hetland et al. This amazon.com reviewer comment by S. Locke encapsulates the core of what art ed brings to the education table. It is how and why I teach visual arts when I am the one calling the shots: "critical and creative thinking is not a matter of magic or divine inspiration, but rather the result of a mind set ..."