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We need to scan constantly to make sure that NAEA is anticipating emerging issues.
Eighty-nine percent of NAEA members surveyed recently said that research about student learning, teaching and curriculum was “highly important.” Participants at the Aspen Summit also expressed concerns about the ineffectiveness of standards, the inequity of present day education systems, and many other things.
Standards Video Clips
Susan Sclafani on How Standards Became So Unwieldy
Mac Arthur Goodwin on There Being Too Many Standards to Teach
Equity Video Clips
Lois Hetland on Who Gets Art in School
Discussion Prompts: Research and Other Areas of Concern
What research questions do you want answered?
How would having these answers to these questions impact your practice?
What other issues are increasingly critical to the practice of the arts in your community?
BECOME A LEADER
Host an Aspen-like discussion in your community. Get started by reading NAEA's Guide for Community Conversations in a Visual Age
PREPARE FOR TRANSFORMATION
Read NAEA's New White Paper on Learning in a Visual Age
Read NAEA's classic 1977 statement on "What We Believe and Why"