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05
Aug

Free Back-To-School Art Lesson

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Although summer is ending and a new school year is beginning, here’s a fun art lesson that looks to the ocean for inspiration.  Your students will learn about whales and endangered species, discuss concepts of photography and create their own 3-D whale! Enjoy the lesson here.

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20
Apr

Art in Action Featured in STEAM Education Magazine

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Art in Action is featured in this month’s digital edition of STEAMed Magazine. The article, “Michael Jackson: Musician, Dancer, Inventor,” written by Executive Director Jeffery Dollinger, focuses on stories of modern-day Renaissance superstars and how students today can be the next generation of polymaths through the influence of arts: “Once students’ eyes are open to […]

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14
Apr

Art in Action partners with Stanford’s Gardner Center

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At the recent Art in Action benefit Object:Art, 8th grade student Laurel Bolts introduced our Art Visionary Award recipient, Google Doodle founder Dennis Hwang. Laurel, who has had Art in Action since Kindergarten, had this to say about art: “What does art and the art in Action program mean to me? Because of Art in Action I […]

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16
Mar

Art in Action at the ASCD conference in Houston this week!

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Join us as we head to the Lone Star State for the 70th annual ASCD Conference on March 21-23, 2015 in Houston, Texas, to showcase Art in Action to over 10,000 educators nationwide.   Kick back and rest your boots at booth 659 and learn how this program integrates with STEM subject areas and promotes skills […]

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17
Feb

Superintendent Anne Campbell Endorses Arts Education

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Whether March comes in like a lion or a lamb, one thing is certain. Throughout America, local school districts will be celebrating March as Arts Education Month. California will join the rest of the nation in calling attention to the importance of arts education in the lives of our students. Art in Action is on […]

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03
Feb

Connectivity STEAM & Arts Integration Online Conference

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Join Art in Action Program Manager Kelly Bravo this Saturday, February 7 at the Connectivity STEAM & Arts Integration Online Conference where she will be discussing the process of designing a new curriculum unit with STEAM integration at its core called “Spirals in Nature:  The Collision of Art and Gardening Science.” This engaging virtual conference brings together teachers from […]

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