Promoting Arts in Education ( (Music classes (Music uses both sides of…
Promoting Arts in Education
Music uses both sides of brain
Marching Band = exercise
Interview Marching Band Director
Can help for specific jobs (architecture).
Theatre gives opportunity
People like Shakespeare demonstrated importance of it
Interview High School Student
Should we have more electives?
Are art electives viewed differently?
Why are electives important?
Art electives vs. other electives
Clubs vs. Electives
Use Child Development Textbook
Would having an after school club instead of electives be better?
Opposing arguments for electives
Should schools only worry about A-G courses?
Studies about college students that took an arts class vs regular classes
Do A-G courses offer the same skill sets as the arts?
College graduation requirements?
Can display common interests with others
Demonstrates other kids of responsibility and organization skills
Benefits to test scores
Can help prepare for future career
Gives school a sense of purpose other than completion.
Foundation of skills and learning start
What would life be like without the arts?
What would we not have if it weren't for the arts?
What subjects do the arts cover? Ex: Marching Band can cover PE requirements/foreign language/ etc