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Arts education has been on the decline in urban public schools for more than a generation. Since 2005, Wallace has been working with nonprofits and school districts to find out how they might engage more young people in high-quality arts learning during the school day and beyond.
Access: Arts Education
This site began as a showcase for elementary art in Indiana and has now now includes a diverse range of subject and topics for art educators, general education teachers, parents, students, parents, artists, and home schoolers the world over.
Access: The Incredible Art Department
The International Society of Education through the Arts (InSEA) provides newsletters, opportunities, advocacy techniques, research, networking, and a visual gallery.
Mini Matisse is a great blog by an art teacher who offers mini-lessons, including directions, examples, and video clips. She even has Pinterest boards that provide additional examples.
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This site shares the national standards, lesson ideas, professional learning, and grants and scholarships.
National Art Education Association - Elementary Division provides an interactive tool for elementary art specialists.
National Gallery of Art - Especially for Teachers provides lessons and resources in the arts.
Developed by the Consortium of National Arts Education Associations (under the guidance of the National Committee for Standards in the Arts), the National Standards for Arts Education is a document which outlines basic arts learning outcomes integral to the comprehensive K-12 education of every American student.
This is the site where teachers share with teachers learning opportunities from their classrooms.
Access: Teacher Tube
Visual Arts Education from Wikipedia shares visual arts via approaches, countries, special education, current trends, and more.
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The Art Educators of Iowa (AEI) created this resource to aid educators in understanding and implementing the state's Universal Constructs. Like 21st Century Skills, the Universal Constructs are integral to the teaching of Core content; and the Visual Arts are the perfect venue for the development of these skills and processes.
Unless otherwise noted, the available documents housed within the website have been created by the AEI Iowa Core Curriculum (ICC) Writing Team and are designed to instruct and guide teachers in implementing the Universal Constructs within the Visual Arts classroom.