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  • SFNM

    February 9, 2018

    external resource from Santa Fe New Mexican, New Mexico Adopts Statewide Arts Education Standards

    In late January, New Mexico adopted the National Core Arts Standards for dance, music, theater, visual arts and media for K-12 public education across the state. The standards, effective in July, will also enable educators to integrate the arts into core classes.

    Santa Fe New Mexican
  • NGA

    January 26, 2018

    external resource from National Gallery of Art, NGAkids App for iPad, CD, or Mac/PC Download

    The NGAkids app contains eight interactive activities inspired by works in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, plus a sketchbook for freehand drawing. The app includes portrait, landscape, still-life, and collage activities, as well as several sections related to abstract art. Fun for all ages.

    National Gallery of Art
  • NGA

    January 26, 2018

    external resource from National Gallery of Art, NGAkids Art Zone CD or Mac/PC Download

    NGAkids interactives are no longer playable online through a web browser. Please download the Art Zone program to your computer or order a free CD. The program contains 17 popular interactive activities for children of all ages: 3-D Twirler, Brushster, Collage Machine, Cubits, Dutch House, Faces, Flow, Jungle, Mobile, Paintbox, Pixel Face, Photo Op, Places, Sea-Saws, Still Life, Swatchbox, and Wallovers.

    National Gallery of Art
  • art21

    January 19, 2018

    external resource from Art21, Apply Now for the New Year of Art21 Educators - Information and Application Now Available

    Art21 is pleased to invite K-12 teachers to apply for the upcoming year of Art21 Educators. Art21 Educators is a year-long professional learning community that brings together teachers from all subject areas interested in using contemporary art and Art21 films as resources for innovative teaching and learning across subject areas. Teachers are invited to apply from across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The 2018-2019 program combines a six-day summer institute in New York City (July 6-11, 2018) with participation in a virtual community and monthly online meetings that build on the momentum of the summer institute (August 2018-May 2019). Visit the Art21 website for additional information about the program, including FAQs, and a link to the online application. Applications must be received by Monday, March 19, 2018.

  • thankateacher

    January 10, 2018

    external resource from The Virginia Lottery, Thank a Teacher Art Contest

    The Virginia Lottery is looking for three student artists to have their artwork featured on thousands of thank-you notes distributed across the state as part of our inaugural Thank a Teacher Art Contest. The contest is open to K-12 students enrolled in one of Virginia‘s public schools, and one top-prize winner will be selected from each level: elementary school, middle school and high school. The three winners will not only get to see their artwork featured on the 2018 thank-you notes, they'll also receive a $150 gift card and win $1,000 for their school ’s art department. Submissions will be accepted until February 2, 2018.

    The Virginia Lottery
  • wolftrap

    December 13, 2017

    external resource from Wolf Trap, Wolf Trap Explores Arts Integration in Early Learning

    Creativity Connects: Arts in Early Learning will bring together community leaders in five diverse cities to spark a dialogue about early learning through the arts. The project, funded through a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, is being implemented in partnership between Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, a national leader in early childhood arts integration; and the Institute for Child Success (ICS) an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit research and policy organization.

    Wolf Trap
  • ECS

    December 13, 2017

    external resource from ECS, New Blog by Ingenuity: “Developing a Theory of Action for K-12 Arts Education and SEL Outcomes”

    In a new Ed Note blog, guest authors Steve Shewfelt, director of data and research at Ingenuity, and Jenny Nagaoka, director of the UChicago Consortium on School Research, highlight a new partnership project examining how arts education programs affect social and emotional learning and development among K-12 students.

  • NASA

    November 17, 2017

    external resource from NASA, NASA Art Contest - Calling All Artists - Grades K–12!

    We would like to welcome you to participate in this year’s NASA Langley Research Center Centennial Art Contest. Theme: “The Next 100 Years”. Entries must be received by midnight, EST on December 31, 2017.

  • assessment

    November 3, 2017

    external resource from ECS, Assessments 101: A Policymaker’s Guide to K-12 Assessments

    This brief supports state leaders’ understanding of assessments by first classifying and categorizing assessments, and then providing an overview of common terms used when choosing and utilizing assessments.