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Lesson Plans


Re: right brained youngsters

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MPBC90
Tue, 18 May 1999 23:14:18 EDT


In a message dated 5/15/99 7:16:43 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
owner-artsednet-digest.edu writes:

<< >>
Studies have also shown that kids stop developing their 'right brains' after
the 1st grade if they don't get art ... and surely a fully developed brain
works better?
Much early 'seeding' doesn't have the short term results demanded by the
statisticians. Art makes us more human humans.
Artie >>

Could you cite any of that research? I just need some fuel for my argument
to get more time with my younger grades. (K-1) They actually have Art for
half as much time as my 2-6th grades! I want MORE of them!
mp in NY