Monday, March 19, 2018

Educational Links 3/20/18

How Creativity is Measured—And Why It’s So Difficult

Calling All Cloud Gazers: NASA Needs Your Help!

Ten Common Learning Myths That Might Be Holding You Back

How to Know if Coaching Is Working

The 30 Best Science Websites for Grades K-12

Designing Engaging Assignments

Arts-Focused Field Trips May Boost Standardized Test Scores, New Research Finds

Most people would probably say enjoying a colorful Matisse painting at a museum is the polar opposite of filling in test bubbles using a grey 2H pencil. But new research backed by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA suggests that frequent art-related field trips by students may actually be a catalyst for significantly higher standardized test scores in both English and math. The surprising connection runs counter to previous studies, which found engaging with the arts had little to no impact on academic performance in other subjects.

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