Arts Education |

Researchers exploring the arts as a tool to teach science

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| An expansive project out of UC Irvine is underway to develop and study a new curriculum to help students better learn science through the arts.

American Ballet Theatre dance school to open in Costa Mesa

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American Ballet Theatre is creating a new dance school with the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, which will house the new dance school for 3-14 year olds.

As arts funding fades, Disney helps schools stage musicals

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As theater instruction declines in elementary schools across the country, Disney steps up support of musical theater productions in Orange County.

OC high school teacher mixes arts into government lessons

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El Dorado High School teacher Sunshine Cavalluzzi has been honored twice by the Grammy Museum for outstanding use of music as a teaching tool.

SoCal after-school programs to receive White House honors

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Two Southern California after-school arts programs will be honored Monday for helping students boost their learning and life skills.

High schooler teaches social media to LA Unified staffers

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In a role reversal, a high school senior takes the lead in teaching Instagram to a group of Los Angeles Unified School District teachers and administrators.

LA Phil celebrates 10-year anniversary of organ

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The concert, known as "The Organ: Stops, Keys, Pedals and Pipes," is one of a series of events for all ages going on this year to celebrate the organ's 10th year.

Local museum fights declines in field trips with its own bus

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Field trips, once a memorable part of the school experience, have been declining over the past decade as budgets are cut and tests take on more emphasis.