Rethinking education with art, New words in the dictionary

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Colorful paintings are displayed on several different panels.
West Allis, Wis., artist Eugene Von Bruenchenhein is displayed inside the Art Preserve on several rolling panels. Angela Major/WPR

The arts in school don’t have to be limited just to art class itself. That’s according to our guest, who says art should be shaping school curriculum in a bigger way. We also find out what new words were added to the dictionary this year and how language evolves.

Featured in this Show

  • Utilizing art to rethink school curriculum

    Art education is seen as an important element of schooling, but how can art transform the way we learn? An educator and artist joins us to talk about her research on how art impacts education.

  • How the English language just grew by 370 words

    We discuss the recent updates to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary with a pair of word nerds.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Erica Halverson Guest
  • Martha Barnette Guest
  • Grant Barrett Guest

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