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Can the Arts "Turn On" Poor Kids to Learning?


by Ronald Gross & Judith Murphy - 1968

There's remarkable recent evidence, from the Job Corps and elsewhere, that the arts constitute a potent—and strangely neglected—key for unlocking the hearts and minds of deprived youngsters. Pioneering educators, artists, and others around the country have used this key to interest and motivate such children despite their psychological and academic hang-ups. Appealing directly to their creative impulses can apparently bring children out to a point where they are ready to benefit from instruction in the three R's and the standard academic subjects.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 69 Number 6, 1968, p. 581-586
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1990, Date Accessed: 9/19/2020 7:07:56 PM

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