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ArtsEdge supports the place of arts education at the center of the curriculum through the creative and appropriate uses of technology. ArtsEdge helps educators teach in, through, and about the arts. As the National Arts and Education Information Network, ArtsEdge provides tools and resources that are designed to help young people and adults learn about the arts. Features at this extensively rich site include: Newsbreak--current updates on what's happening in the arts and education, Teaching Materials--standards-based units, lessons, and activities that put the arts in ALL disciplines, and Professional Resources--planning and contact information and an excellent site of all the national standards.


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Cris Guenter
Cris Guenter (Faculty)
21 years ago
This site has a wealth of information for use with student teachers, K-12
teachers, and higher education faculty involved in arts education and/or
interdisciplinary education. Both visual and performing arts are featured. You
cannot get through the entire site with one visit. Instructors can use the
site for virtual field trips, comparing and contrasting performances, and
reviewing lessons. The national standards for all subjects are posted here
which makes it great site for the student teachers who need to understand how
the national standards are different from state expectations.
This site has received high ratings from the student teachers and public school
teachers with whom I work.

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Each evening at the Kennedy Center there is a live performance on The Millenium
Stage that is taped and then archived so that it can be accessed online. The
archived performances can be viewed with Real Player. Performances include
everything from school choirs and dance troups to international performers.