That’s why parents and PTA members consistently rate arts education as a priority. Aboriginal Artists in Schools , part of the Artists in Education program, supports Aboriginal artists (including Elders and traditional artists) to create hands-on arts projects for learners. K-12 education has not been a major issue in the presidential campaign, but Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have different ideas on how to reform education.
For example, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (n.d.), North Carolina is in the middle of a five year process of completely reworking all K-12 curriculum standards, student testing assessment strategies, and school accountability programs to improve their alignment with twenty-first century skills.
The teachers from Stephen S. Wise Nursery School are photographed here at a back to school Pre-service, making their own Collaborative Art fabric murals with BioColor® , paint scrapers , and Colorations® Washable Glitter Paints Incorporating hands-on art into your Pre-service is a good way to start the year off, and reminds teachers about why art making is so important to both intellectual and emotional well being.
Inclusive education is being implemented in most schools as a way of promoting living and learning together in an effort to do away with the spirit of segregation,isolation of those learners with challenges and promote them to have the sense of working with their peers as is normal in any community setup.
MATI is a professional development program for arts education and arts integration teachers, conducted by master teachers, artist educators, and artists recommended by MSAC, held in regional locations for one week during the summer with additional training and networking opportunities conducted throughout the academic year.