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  • AIEW

    September 13, 2017

    external resource from ECS, The Importance of Arts Education in Workforce Preparation
    AIEW

    As discussed in a new report, Bolstering Deeper Learning Through Arts in Education, research shows that arts education can have dramatic effects on critical 21st century skills, such as creativity, teamwork and perseverance. While arts education supports success across student groups, disadvantaged and at-risk youth often see even greater success through these programs.

    ECS
  • ECS

    September 13, 2017

    external resource from ECS, Beyond the Core: Advancing student success through the arts
    ECS

    This Education Trends report explores research on how the arts bolster the development of deeper learning skills, provides examples of programs that successfully increased access to the arts in education in public schools, and includes state- and local-level policy considerations.

    ECS
  • ECS

    September 11, 2017

    external resource from ECS, Beyond the Core: Advancing student success through the arts
    ECS

    Dive into this Education Trends report, Beyond the Core: Advancing student success through the arts, to explore research on how the arts bolster the development of deeper learning skills. Read examples of programs that successfully increased access to the arts in education, as well as state- and local-level policy considerations.

    ECS
  • artsedsearch

    August 23, 2017

    external resource from Arts Ed Search, Arts in the Classroom Professional Development Program: Final Evaluation Report
    artsedsearch

    This study is an evaluation of The Arts in the Classroom Program which engaged 91 Kindergarten through sixth grade classroom teachers from a single school district in order to build their capacity to deliver standards-based interdisciplinary arts instruction to their students.

    Arts Ed Search
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  • Createquity

    August 11, 2017

    external resource from Createquity, Createquity Announces Higher Education Resource Guide
    Createquity

    Createquity releases the Higher Education Resource Guide, a primer for incorporating Createquity resources into the college classroom. In the guide, we’ve compiled a number of our online articles that are relevant to undergraduate and graduate curricula covering the arts, arts administration, arts research, cultural policy, economics, and related topics.

    Createquity
  • artworks

    August 8, 2017

    external resource from Art Works, Research: Art Works Guidelines Webinar - Sept. 6 2017 | 3 pm ET
    artworks

    Join us for a one-hour Research: Art Works grant guidelines workshop. A presentation by NEA Office of Research & Analysis staff will be followed by a Q&A session. The National Endowment for the Arts' Office of Research & Analysis makes awards to support research that investigates the value and/or impact of the arts, either as individual components of the U.S. arts ecology or as they interact with each other and/or with other domains of American life.

    Art Works
  • artworks

    August 8, 2017

    external resource from Art Works, Research: Art Works Guidelines for 2018 Available
    artworks

    Research: Art Works is a National Endowment for the Arts grant program supporting projects that seek to investigate the value and impact of the arts for individuals and communities. The proposed projects may use quantitative, qualitative, or mixed-methods approaches. Application guidelines for the present round of funding are now available on the NEA website. The deadline is October 10, 2017.

    Art Works
  • Createquity

    July 31, 2017

    external resource from Createquity, When Artistic Education Matters
    Createquity

    It’s no secret that embarking on a professional career in the arts requires a degree of boldness in the face of economic uncertainty. The prevailing stereotype of the “starving artist” indicates that people do so anyway – either willing to forego comfort for creativity’s sake, possessing alternative income (such as a day job or family help), and/or confident that their talent and drive will see them through. But how long do they stick with it before throwing in the towel – or professionally shifting gears?

    Createquity