Archive for February, 2010
Arts Education Promotes Emotional Intelligence: As arts education is pushed further to the margins by the current emphasis on standardized testing, a tool for nurturing children’s social and emotional development is being lost.
A recent article by Dr. Liane Brouillette published in the Arts Education Policy Review is one of two papers cited by Miller-McCune in Arts Education Promotes Emotional Intelligence. Dr. Liane Brouillette is an Associate Professor of Education at UC Irvine and the Director of the UCI Center for Learning through the Arts and Technology.
Central Elementary teacher, Mike Stanley, leads his kindergarten students in a theatre lesson from the “Teaching Artist Project” developed by the San Diego Unified School District’s Visual and Performing Arts Department, with support from the UCI Center for Learning through the Arts and Technology.