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The Arts Keep Kids Engaged and Build Grit, Perseverance, and Teamwork Skills

The Arts Keep Kids Engaged and Build Grit, Perseverance, and Teamwork Skills

Today, American children have less opportunity than prior generations to develop their creativity due to the vanishing of school-based arts education. Arts programs are sometimes gutted because of budget cuts, but most often it is to emphasize subjects that are measured by standardized tests. This might seem logical, but it isn’t.

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Truth, Beauty and Goodness

Truth, Beauty and Goodness

Last year brought more than one occasion to mourn the passing of an era with the deaths of notable figures, from scientists to...

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The False Dichotomy

The False Dichotomy

Every now and then, we get an idea in our head and no matter the evidence to the contrary, we won’t change our mind. We’re like...

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Your Brain on Arts

Your Brain on Arts

Americans of a certain age spend an estimated $1.3 billion annually on brain training games such as Lumosity as we grasp for...

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