Speakers at the Arts Revival Dinner Party – Part 1 - sponsored by the Boston Teachers Union - BTU. Thursday, February 9, 2012. Guest Speaker, James Haywood Rolling, Jr., James Haywood Rolling Jr. earned Ed.D in art education at Teachers College, Columbia University, and his MFA in studio arts research from Syracuse University. His research interests include arts-based research, urban education and narrative inquiry. Dr. Rolling is an associate professor and chair of art education at Syracuse University. His approach to teaching art is to allow youngsters the opportunity to give form to their own ideas through a variety of materials, to inform other people's opinions on issues and topics close to heart, and to transfrom personal uncertainties into new possibilities and habits of mind.
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