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									     Arts AND…

The excitement of learning!


             Learning, Arts and the Brain Summit
             Bringing Researchers and Practitioners
             Together to Shape the Future
             May 5, 2009
          My Motto




  The only way to understand what
 children are capable of doing, what
appeals to them, and what they know,
            is to ask them!
Blue’s Clues
• Play to Learn

• Think-Along Play-
  Along Narratives

• The Ordinary is
  Extraordinary

• Interactivity as a
  Way to Practice
  Thinking Skills
             Super Characters
SUPER WHY features a team of literacy-powered super heroes:
Think It Ink It Publishing
Using Self Expression as
  Motivation to Write
Creating Meaningful & Authentic
     Learning Experiences
                      Summary
• Arts and academics are not mutually exclusive

• Arts AND…can bring excitement and new ways of thinking to
  learning




                      Thank you!

                                                  Contact Information:

                                                      Dr. Alice Wilder
                                                      dralice@rcn.com

								
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