Schools

Appetizers

These resources do an excellent job of advocating for the arts and creativity in the classroom in under 5 pages (or 20 minutes).

 

USING DRAMA & THEATRE TO PROMOTE LITERACY DEVELOPMENT

By Ping-Yun Sun

3-page summary of research studies that have looked at using drama in the classroom to promote literacy. Excellent tasting of larger research studies. 


TOP 10 SKILLS CHILDREN LEARN FROM THE ARTS

By Valerie Strauss

Washington Post article highlighting 10 skills students learn from the arts. 

 

KEN ROBINSON TED TALK

Sir Ken Robinson talks about the importance of creativity in education, and calls for creating an education system that nurtures creativity. 


CRITICAL EVIDENCE:  HOW THE ARTS BENEFIT STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

A report that succinctly and visually summarizes the significant findings from a larger compendium commissioned by The Arts Education Partnership which received finanicial support from the US Dept of ED and the National Endowment for the Arts. Larger compendium is located in Full Meals section.