This essay explores the capacity for empathy, and how the arts provide for its healthy development, and teaching artists excel in guiding such learning
The February 2013 issue of Educational Leadership was a special focus on Creativity. This article addresses the overlooked resources of arts educators and the skills of creativity. Available at: http://bit.ly/VicNgZ
A longer essay that explores the three (and a half) ideas of Eric's that have had the most sustained impact and ongoing life.
An introduction to a "habits of mind" approach I have introduced to many educators in workshops.
An artistic theory of everything.
Keynoting the world's first conference on orchestras and community engagement (Glasgow, Scotland 2006), I was thrust into the the extraordinary accomplishments of Scottish music learning.
This article (for the magazine Educational Leadership) points out the skills and special capacities that arts educators can bring to greater student engagement across all subjects.
An article for the Bard College magazine about the important of activating learning processes.
A short reflection on the most overlooked essential component of arts learning—reflection—focusing on how teaching artists and arts educators should think about and teach it.
On arts-integration, the biggest experiment in arts education in the U.S. today