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Letizia Balzi, art teacher, Fagerhaug International School, Norway

Teaching art brut aesthetics and ocean pollution

This article exhibits how students from lower elementary develop creative and critical thinking skills using art to discuss the issue of water pollution. In connection to art, students were familiarized with the concept of aesthetics and the relation between the used artistic media and theme of water pollution.

Thomas Courcoux

Thinking skills in physical education

This article demonstrates how the development of thinking skills can help build a bridge between subjects such as physical education and social studies. Through a contemporary dance approach, the author supports students’ creativity and leads them to express their understanding of the unit ‘Sharing the planet’ in a meaningful way.