2014 NCSS Conference: You’re the Curator

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You’re the Curator: Creating a Historical Exhibit Using Multiple Literacies The last session I attended at the 2014 NCSS Conference was led by Mira Cohen, Director of Education at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum, and Maureen Lorimer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education in the Graduate School of Education at California Lutheran University. Cohen¬†and…

2014 NCSS Conference: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Fine Arts and the Social Studies Classroom¬† The discussion about the value of fine arts in K12 education seems to focus largely on the potential benefits of art on student performance in math and reading (see “Champions of Change: The Impact of the Arts on Learning” & Art IS Education for various views and research).…