Art Integrated Education Archive
Arts Jobs That Require No College Degree
Teachers at art academy high schools are sometimes approached by students asking about arts jobs that require no college degree. This isn’t surprising at any school these days. After all, higher education has become too expensive and out of reach for many graduating high school students. Plus, a degree no longer means a guaranteed job....
Arts Academy Updates 02/09/2024
Arts Academy Updates 02092024
The Impact of Screen Time on Learning
Given the amount of time young people spend on various devices, you may wonder about the impact of screen time on learning. According to the Centers for Disease Control, kids aged 8-10 spend about six hours a day in front of a screen. For teenagers, that number jumps to nearly eight and a half hours....
Arts Academy Updates 02/02/2024
Arts Academy Updates 02022024
Interpreting Physics Through Art at Yale University
As an arts academy high school, we’re always fascinated by ways that other educational institutions are interpreting physics through art. After all, we know it’s no easy feat. So we were especially excited about what happened at Yale University back in the fall of 2019. That’s when an experimental seminar used art, writing, music, and...
Why Do Some Teachers Avoid Arts Integration?
Not to beat a dead horse, but given the one-pointed focus on STEM, it’s not surprising that some teachers avoid arts integration to facilitate instruction in their specific subject. After all, with funding continually stripped from arts and music programs in public schools, there are certainly those who believe that the benefits of arts education...
Updates January 5, 2024
Arts Academy Updates 01052024
The Bright Future of Digital Arts
Given the increasing advances in technology, it’s hard to deny that the future of digital arts is looking promising. Very promising. This is great news for middle school- and high school-aged students focusing on arts-integrated education. The digital world has true potential to be a new frontier for budding digital artists. The metaverse appears to...
Arts Academy Updates 12/15/2023
December PTO Newsletter Arts Academy Updates 1215 2023
New Studies Show How Dancing Relieves Depression
Recent evidence points to the fact that dancing relieves depression. Educators at arts-integrated high schools and middle schools can certainly vouch for this. For some of these teachers, they’ve witnessed firsthand the way that the personal and profound experience of dance supports healing in their students. And it’s inspiring. Dancing Out of Darkness Depression sucks....