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100 Artists, a celebration of the 100 artists featured to date across six seasons of the broadcast series. New videos from three online series: Artist to Artist; New York Close Up; and Exclusive Additional resources for educators, exploring ways to introduce and discuss contemporary art in classrooms using various media The Art21 Blog, featuring over 20 columns of original writing covering the world of contemporary art and beyond Ideas, featuring a mix of new and archived writings, video, and additional resources exploring themes related to contemporary art and artists

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Craft In America / Welcome to Craft in America Craft in America is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the exploration, preservation and celebration of craft and its impact on our nation’s cultural heritage. INDUSTRY, new episode premieres on PBS May 2, 2014 Seeing Into It: Messages in Glass Paul Marioni & Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend, Mar 22 – June 28, 2014 Hats off to Spring: A Millinery Event with Yvonne Lewis, Apr 12, 2014, 2-4:30pm Mother's Day Print Workshop, May 4, 2014 Discussion: Pilchuck and the Studio Glass Trajectory, May 10, 2014, 3pm Bring home the DVDs today Join us on Facebook Digitised Manuscripts Book of Hours, use of Rome (the 'London Rothschild Hours' or the 'Hours of Joanna I of Castile') Content For Teachers and Schools CMA is offering workshops specifically for home school families! On the third Tuesday of every month (October to May), from 1:30 – 3:30 pm, homeschool students ages six and up can explore and create in this 2-hour experience. Each month features a new, different topic inspired by our collection or special exhibitions. Registration includes a 45-minute guided tour, 60-minute Studio Thinking Workshop, and Museum admission for the student and one accompanying adult.

Studies on National Movements Welcome to Studies on National Movements (SNM). This international online journal is devoted to the comparative historiography of national and regional movements and the theory formation of nationalism. Studies on National Movements is published by NISE, the platform for scholars as well as research and heritage institutes. The journal is edited by the NISE Coordination Centre, and peer reviewed by an international advisory board. If this is your first visit, you can register here.

The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures I’ve compiled several “The Best…” lists that sites where you can learn about the geography, data, languages, and holidays of different countries around the world. Those resources are important, but I think it’s like learning the words, but not the music, of a song. So I thought I’d develop a separate list just focused on helping students learn about the cultures of different countries, and would love to hear additional suggestions. You might also be interested in The Best Travel Photographs Of The Year. top10favourites - [Redirect: back to TOP 10 WRITERS (in every field): ] Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo (August 24, 1899 – June 14, 1986), best known as Jorge Luis Borges (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxorxe ˈlwiz ˈβorxes]), was an Argentine writer, essayist, and poet born in Buenos Aires. In 1914 his family moved to Switzerland where he attended school and traveled to Spain. On his return to Argentina in 1921, Borges began publishing his poems and essays in surrealist literary journals.

Great Critical Thinking Map for your Classroom You ask any teacher today about the skills they want their students to develop and you will get critical thinking skills as an obvious answer; of course together with other skills. With the advance of technology and the educational paradigmatic shift that ensued , critical thinking skills have occupied a central part in the literature of teaching and learning pedagogy, not that these skills were not important before but I would say they came to the foreground now more than in any time before. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already covered this topic in some previous posts and you can check the following links to learn more about Critical thinking. For today, I am sharing with you a great graphic that illustrates some elements of critical thinking process. Have a look and as always share with us you feedback.

Artmagazine North by North March 30th, 2009 Scandinavian Graphic Design Earth, water and air are dominant themes in Scaninavian contemporary graphic design, which is brilliantly explored in North by North, a lavishly illustrated new title from visual culture specialty publisher Die-Gestalten Verlag. Read the rest of this entry » Blubbr - Create Interactive Quizzes Using YouTube Clips Blubbr is a neat quiz creation service that I recently learned about on Danny Nicholson's blog. Using Blubbr you can create interactive quizzes that are based on YouTube clips. Your quizzes can be about anything of your choosing. The structure of the quizzes has a viewer watch a short clip then answer a multiple choice question about the clip. Viewers know right away if they chose the correct answer or not.

CABINET // Darkness Visible Still from Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau's Nosferatu (1919). The Phantasmagoria All those large dreams by which men long live wellAre magic-lanterned on the smoke of hell;This then is real, I have impliedA painted, small, transparent slide.—William Empson International Journal of Communication The International Journal of Communication is an online, multi-media, academic journal that adheres to the highest standards of peer review and engages established and emerging scholars from anywhere in the world. The International Journal of Communication is an interdisciplinary journal that, while centered in communication, is open and welcoming to contributions from the many disciplines and approaches that meet at the crossroads that is communication study. We encourage readers to REGISTER now. International Journal of Communication is proud to be indexed on the following indexing sources: Thomson Reuters Social Sciences indexing to include SSCI, SCI, ISI — EBSCOhost (EBSCO) — Elsevier — Genamics Journal Seek (GJS) — Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) — Google Scholar — International Association for Media & Communication Research (IAMCR) — IGT Knowledge Center — Scholarly Exchange — Univerciencia. Vol 8 (2014) Table of Contents

Hawaii Content & Performance Standards About the Common Core State Standards The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are a call to take another leap forward in our efforts toward ensuring that all of our students graduate from high school College and Career Ready. The movement to develop the CCSS was initiated by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers with the aim of creating a set of common learning expectations for mathematics and for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects. The Haunted Palace The Gentleman’s Magazine, Monday, 24 November 1735: Margaret Lockwood as the Wicked Lady, 1945 Gainsborough Pictures. “A Butcher was Robb’d in a very Gallant Manner by a Woman well mounted on a Side Saddle, &c. near Rumford in Essex. She presented a Pistol to him, and demanded his Money; he being amaz’d at her Behaviour told her, he did not know what she meant; when a Gentleman coming up, told him he was a Brute to deny the Lady’s request, and if he did not gratify her Desire immediately, he wou’d Shoot him thro’ the Head; so he gave her his Watch and 6 Guineas.

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