Creative art experiences that challenge students to observe, articulate, reimagine, and take risks help build their confidence and leadership capacity, say experts.

In “Art-Infused Student Leadership Projects,” Cheri Sterman, Crayola Education director; Nancy Horvat, Multi-Tier Support Systems specialist, Arts Academy, PA; and Jessica Lura, director of Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships, Bullis Charter School, CA discussed how to develop leadership qualities in students through art activities.

Art to SEEK for Intention

The SEEK™ acronym is a method that allows students to read and decode art. Using SEEK, students describe what they see, give supporting evidence, explain the artist’s decisions, and describe what...

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    Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.