Commentaries on Arts Education
In this special Commentary package, educators and advocates discuss the role of the arts in K-12 learning. Artists who regularly contribute to Education Week illustrate the package, which includes a video that explores how an artists-in-residence program is building school community.
Curriculum Opinion Art, for Children's Sake
Arts represent a vital piece of the K-12 education experience, Jean Hendrickson writes.
Curriculum Opinion Arts Education Matters: We Know, We Measured It
Jay P. Greene and a team of researchers studied and measured how arts experiences boost critical thinking for students.
Reading & Literacy Opinion The Power of Poetry in the Classroom
When his students write poems, they reveal the gap between who they are and who they might become, teacher Kip Zegers says.
Science Opinion STEM + Art: A Brilliant Combination
Interweaving arts and sciences curriculum can build student strengths across subject areas, writes arts education officer John Ceschini.
Curriculum Opinion Understanding the Mind of a Young Artist
Illustrator Jeff Dekal shares his perspective on being a young artist in the K-12 classroom.