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How To Recruit Colleges: The Arts Applicant’s Role as a College Recruiter
For a student of the arts with a distinct, identity-based talent, the college application process can be more of a college recruitment process. This resource discusses the specialized application criteria often required of young artists such as portfolios or auditions. Also suggests investigative questions to ask regarding job placement in various arts careers.

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The Life of Art
How do objects end up in a museum? Discover the answer to that question from the artworks themselves in this app from the J. Paul Getty Museum. The Life of Art app enables users to retrace the lives of a lidded bowl, a silver fountain, a side chair, and a wall light in the Getty’s collection by examining physical clues.

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Subject: Language Arts
Title: Commercial ice cream is first sold in the U.S. in 1786.     
Description: After finding advertisements from the past, students evaluate them and discuss how ads have changed over the years. Students then create an advertisement for a new flavor of ice cream.
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Grade Span: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12

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