Bringing the arts into core curricula raises student achievement and improves student engagement. Discover and share strategies for integrating the arts throughout core subject areas.
- By providing students with opportunities to let their identities shine, educators get to know them well, says youth advocate Karen Pittman—and that is one of the first steps in culturally responsive teaching.
- When afterschool program Ballet Folklorico teaches kids traditional Mexican dance, they build not only social and emotional skills, but also community.
- What happens to our brains ‘on art’? New studies—often backed by brain imaging technology—are beginning to dial in on the answers.
- Young students can apply language skills to learn to 'read art,' including their own work.