Reflection on Processing and Creative Computing by Noah Thoron

The Fab Lab San Diego functions with the same goal of extending access to the benefits of technology to those who stand to benefit from creative learning experiences. Additionally, the Fab Lab SD is expanding its services to include custom design, workshops, and membership options...

UC San Diego and Fab Lab San Diego make STE[+a]M

The Fab Lab @ UCSD is meshing computer science with creative project based learning. The combination is an example of how science and art come together to make something magical. In partnership with UCSD Extension and the San Diego Supercomputer Center, Fab Lab San Diego is...

If You Want to Reinvent the Curriculum: Look North

All the action integrating the arts into the K-12 curriculum is already well underway, in Canada. Yes, in good old Toronto, the place Peter Ustinov once called "New York run by the Swiss", meaning that Toronto is a big city (like New York City), but that...

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Arts Education and the Innovation Economy: Ensuring Our Kid's Success in the 21st Century [Paperback] John M. Eger (Author) Follow John M. Eger on Twitter: www.twitter.com/jeger62 ...

Right Brained People in a Left Brained World

John M. Eger - Huffington Post Lionel Van Deerlin Professor of Communications and Public Policy, San Diego State Posted: February 10, 2011 10:45 PM You know who they are. You have probably even had them home to dinner. But they are different aren't they? I am of course, talking about the...

“Creative Thinking” Training for the Military

Many leaders believe integrating the [+a]rts into education must include dropping something else. The focus of integrating the [+a]rts into existing course programming is our focus. It is not an either or proposition. There are also those who don't understand how developing creative thought can...

Art and Arts Integration in the Age of Innovation

John M. Eger - Huffington Post Lionel Van Deerlin Professor of Communications and Public Policy, San Diego State Posted: February 10, 2011 10:45 PM The term art integration, often referred to as art infusion, is not well known or accepted. According to the Arts Education Partnership in Washington, D.C., the...

How music, dance, and the [+a]rts bring the world together

Research is often what people think about when discussing the University of California, San Diego. However, few know it has the 3rd ranked theatre program in the country. With strong partnerships with the La Jolla Playhouse, alumni and a community, the arts are just as...

STEAM is Gathering Steam

John M. Eger - Huffington Post Lionel Van Deerlin Professor of Communications and Public Policy, San Diego StatePosted: February 4, 2011 05:03 PM More people are discovering that George W. Bush signed into law a bill called "The America Competes Act", also known as the STEM initiative for...