Anecdotal evidence to support integration of arts and other motivating interests kids have into their school day continues to mount—here from an elementary school in Carroll County, Md.
Jerry Swanson, former choir director at Elk Grove HS (and before that, Forest View HS), will return to direct generations of his former students in a concert on Nov. 25.
The arts can be an effective way to help kids learn because it forces them to engage actively in the learning process. In addition, the arts, especially certain performance genres, more than technology, promote activity levels that kids need to stay healthy.
PEORIA, Ill. (Jan. 28, 2010) — The Illinois Music Educators Association has brought hundreds of Illinois’s best high school musicians to the Peoria Civic Center…