Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Brief But Spectacular: Creative ways to find moments of strength during life’s struggles

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  Directions: Read the introduction, watch the videos and answer the focus questions below. Students can watch anywhere from one to all five of the…read more

Educator Voice: The power of arts education during COVID

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If you would like to sign up for NewsHour EXTRA’s Educator Zooms, click here. On Wed., May 19, guests Mekka Don, a recording artist whose…read more

Educator Voice: Make art to share the story of your COVID year

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On Wednesday, guests Mekka Don, a recording artist whose song “Still Dope” was released Tuesday, and Laura Grundler, co-founder of #K12ArtChat and the Creativity Department, along…read more

Educator Voice: Jackie Robinson and the perils of freezing superheroes in time

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Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers, posed and ready to swing in 1954. Photo by Bob Sandberg via Library of Congress (L). Robinson and his…read more

How Fred Guttenberg’s book “Find the Helpers” teaches ways to overcome loss

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Fred Guttenberg on PBS NewsHour EXTRA Educator Zoom   Today is the third anniversary of the Parkland mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School…read more

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