This is the collaborative space for the Maine Arts Education Teacher Leaders. This provides the opportunity for conversations on arts education topics. Teacher leaders are encouraged to use this collaborative space to share ideas, ask questions, and provide feedback to group members.
Visual Art as Critical Thinking by Andrew Miller
This piece appeared in Edutopia http://www.edutopia.org/blog/visual-art-critical-thinking-andrew-miller and appears here with permission from the writer Andrew Miller.
Andrew Miller is @betamiller on Twitter. Miller’s blog: http://www.edutopia.org/spiralnotebook/andrew-miller
Mr. Miller discusses the reasons why the arts, especially visual arts can be used to "build and utilize critical thinking skills". He provides examples to support this belief and support the integration of art into other subjects.