Skill #4 – Making Connections: The Arts and the Brain. Learning about how the Arts affects cognitive life: 1. Through an increase in focused attention 2. Promotes an increase in motivation (p.184) 3. “When children have training in the arts, they learn to pay attention, to stay focused and to resist distraction, noting that these skills […]
Jun 14, 2017
Chapter 4 – Making Connections. Action 1: Give children lots of opportunities to see connections – in fun and playful ways. We promote learning on the deepest level when we tap into children’s passion and enthusiasm and build on it.