"Why is learning in the visual arts essential to education in the 21st century?”
⇒ To strengthen LITERACY
The arts are an essential language.
⇒ To develop a GLOBALLY COMPETITIVE workforce
The arts develop essential skills for global competitiveness in the 21st century.
⇒ To nurture ENGAGED LEARNERS
The arts promote active and complex learning.
- National Art Education Association, www.arteducators.org