Fact of the Week

Every week we post a fact about why art matters and how art helps children, adults, students and the community to learn, grow and come together.

Fact of the Week #29: Less Time in the Classroom - According to most teachers, schools are narrowing cirriculum, shifting instructional time and resources...www.Americans for the Arts:Navigator Facts & Figures

Fact of the Week #28: Children of parents who had arts education or who attend art events are....www.niu.edu

Fact of the Week #27: The arts teach children that in complex forms of problem solving purposes are seldom fixed, but change with circumstance and opportunity. www.ncaea.org

Fact of the Week #26: Support Comes in Many Forms - In addition to funding, there are several ways in which states can support a high-quality arts education. A recent report from the Arts Education Partnership offers a snapshot of the different Policies states have adopted to support arts education. www.ncsl.org

Fact of the Week #25: Arts mean business.  The Creative Industries are art businesses that range from nonprofit museums, symphonies, and theaters to for-profit film, architecture, and design companies. www.americasforthearts.org 

Fact of the Week #24: Art Helps Students Understand Symbols - Craft activites often use templates that do not allow children to freely create...www.education.com

Fact of the Week #23: Aesthetic learning is its own reward - The arts teach young people about beauty, proportion , and grace. Students can examine....www.ascd.org

Fact of the Week #22: "It is generally agreed that training in the Arts offers the best approach to developing the right brain." www.artsattack.com

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