Monday, November 17, 2008

From Diane Franken: Arts Education in World Class Schools

Key to Creative Thinkers
The Des Moines Register has today published a guest column that I wrote: Arts Education: Key to Creative Thinkers.
In the Register's ongoing series about world-class schools, it has given too-scant attention to the essential place of arts education in preparing students for a global society and workplace.

An initial question asked experts to identify the knowledge and skills necessary in education to be globally competitive. Science, math, language arts and other subjects are important for our students, but they are no longer enough. Who says so? More than arts educators...

Read the complete article...

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