Thursday, January 31, 2013

In Case You Missed It!

What Do Kids Learn from the Arts?

In the Washington Post article "Top 10 Skills Children Learn from the Arts," author and arts educator Lisa Phillips describes ten critical skills young people gain from studying the arts. 

What's on her list? Skills such as creativity, confidence, problem solving, and perseverance. To read the entire list--complete with descriptions of the benefits--click here

And to read an opinion piece that explores the disconnect between why we seemingly value our artists but do not want to fund arts education, check out "Why We Love Artists But Not Arts Education," also by Lisa Phillips in the Washington Post.