ERIC Number: EJ1016973
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Expanding the Vision of Self: Why the Arts Matter
Nathan, Linda F.
Harvard Educational Review, v83 n1 p47-53 Spr 2013
In this reflective essay, Linda F. Nathan, the founding headmaster of the Boston Arts Academy and currently the executive director of Center for Arts in Education at Boston Arts Academy, shares a story about how one student, Ronald, expands his vision of self through his engagement with the arts. In presenting this reflection on Ronald's experience, Nathan highlights the power of the arts in helping students define and construct their identity.
Descriptors: Music Education, Art Education, Learner Engagement, High School Students, Student Experience, Outcomes of Education, Self Concept
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
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