Links on arts education benefits

Ask Yo-Yo Ma about Arts Education, streamed live on April 9, 2013 (Video)

Power of Art: Can painting improve your grades?, BBC News, Mar. 25, 2013 (Video)

STEM to STEAM: Art Is Key to Building a Strong Econom, Huffington Post (Arts & Culture), Nov. 13, 2012

Britain’s creative edge is at risk: Arts are vital to the UK economy. To downgrade their status in schools shows a dangerous lack of imagination, Nicholas Serota, The Guardian, Nov. 2, 2012

Tate chief Nicholas Serota: Keep arts in school, The Independent, Sept. 27, 2012

‘Keep arts at heart of curriculum’ says Nicholas Serota, BBC news, Sept 27, 2012

School rules: the 10 elements of successful arts education, The Guardian, Apr. 30, 2012

Upitis, R. (2011). Arts education for the development of the whole child. Toronto: Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario.

Bodilly, S., & Augustine, C. with Zakaras, L. (2008). Revitalizing Arts Education Through Community-Wide Coordination. RAND Corporation.

Mendels, P. (2008). From Hip-Hop to Shakespeare: Dallas Blazes “Coordinated” Trail in Arts Education for City Young People. The Wallace Foundation.

Zakaras, L. & Lowell, J. (2008). Cultivating Demand for the Arts: Arts Learning, Arts Engagement, and State Arts Policy, RAND Corporation.

McCarthy, K., Ondaatje, E., Zakaras, L, & Brooks, A. (2005). Gifts of the Muse – Reframing the Debate About the Benefits of the Arts. RAND Corporation.

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