Balboa Park centennial STEAMing ahead

With less than three years to go, the centennial of Balboa Park's 1915 world's fair is literally STEAMing ahead. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art and math and it's one of the big ideas party planners are toying with for the year-long blowout in 2015. It's...

Education Evolution

Welcome to edevolution, a video project thought of and created by G/T middle students in the Dallas/Fort Worth area...

Symphony of Science – the Quantum World!

A musical investigation into the nature of atoms and subatomic particles, the jiggly things that make up everything we see. Featuring Morgan Freeman, Stephen Hawking, Michio Kaku, Brian Cox, Richard Feynman, and Frank Close. ...

Khan Academy Snags $5 Million To Blow Up Education and adds the Arts

Khan Academy Snags $5 Million To Blow Up Education - businessinsider.com Khan Academy, a site that hosts thousands of lectures in the form of videos and practice problems, has raised $5 million. Khan Academy uses a mix of videos and problem sets to teach courses ranging...

John Eger Reports on Arts Integration at CSU San Marcos

Arts integration -- teaching every discipline through the arts -- has a number of interpretations. For example, according to The Arts Education Partnership (AEP) in Washington, D.C., "Terms such as arts-infused curriculum (Ingram & Reidell, 2003), learning in and through the arts (Bamford, 2006; Bloomfield...

Conversations on Beauty: “Creating a Whole Student” – Nov 15th

International Museum will host a reception and conversation panel with San Diego artistic and educational legends about the vital role of arts in creating a whole student. The panel includes artist James Hubbell, Maestro Jung-Ho Pak of Orchestra Nova, Dr. John Eger, Professor of Communications...

ArtPlace Could Make the Difference In Communities Across America

After some months (it could be argued, years), Rocco Landsman, Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has put together a national organization dedicated to building creative places in cities around the country, demonstrating the vital link between the arts and economic development....