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Re: [teacherartexchange] value of art


From: Anne Verrier Scatolini (avscatolini_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Feb 12 2008 - 21:02:26 PST

Anything from Augusto Boal "Rainbow of Desire" and "Theatre of The
Oppressed" for ice breakers
On Feb 12, 2008, at 12:48 PM, wrote:

> I am in the process of preparing a presentation to our Board of Ed
> about the
> value of art(s) in the future of our students and thus the world. I
> know it is
> a trite and hackneyed idea but after 29 years of trying to convince
> people I
> am STILL trying to get the point across. I have been re-inspired by
> Daniel
> Pink's, A Whole New Mind, and any research I can find about
> creativity,
> imagination and problem-solving as a societal need. I am looking
> for a powerful opening
> "exercise"- an icebreaker- to gain their attention and create focus
> for my
> presentation of ideas at the meeting. I am also proposing a new
> class to "teach"
> creativity, imagination, inventiveness and expression. If you have any
> suggestions for a powerful introduction I am eager to hear from you.
> Marcia H in IL
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