Arts & Music: Ensuring students’ physical and emotional safety and security

Terron playing the violinArts and music are a vibrant, vital, and necessary part of the curriculum for Pennsylvania's students, schools, and communities. The lessons learned in the classroom, the theater, the art museum, the concert hall, and the world beyond are helping to produce the next generation of critical and creative thinkers. Teachers and parents can partner to inspire a lifelong love of music and the creative arts.

Read Partners for Public Education's "Inspiring a lifelong love of music and the arts" to learn more. Find archived web posts on arts and music below.

     


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Friday Photo: “Touch of the Future” art show

April 2015

Tara Ryan, an art student at Central Bucks South, won the 3D Functional category of the PA State Education Association's "Touch of the Future" art show with a work titled "Lemon Jar."

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Partnering to Help Our Students: Inspiring a lifelong love of music and the arts

March 2015

Arts and music are a vibrant, vital, and necessary part of the curriculum for Pennsylvania's students, schools, and communities. The lessons learned in the classroom, the theater, the art museum, the concert hall, and the world beyond are helping to produce the next generation of critical and creative thinkers. Teachers and parents can partner to inspire a lifelong love of music and the creative arts.

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Friday Photo: 10 lessons the arts teach

March 2015 

The Pennsylvania Art Education Association set out to visually explain just how much kids learn from the creative arts.

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Inspiring a lifelong love of music and the arts

March 2015 

Arts and music are a vibrant, vital, and necessary part of the curriculum for Pennsylvania's students, schools, and communities. The lessons learned in the classroom, the theater, the art museum, the concert hall, and the world beyond are helping to produce the next generation of critical and creative thinkers.

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March is 'Music in Our Schools' Month

March 2015 

Upper Merion Area High School senior Kaitlyn Lutz started playing the violin when she was 3 years old. Once she started elementary school, her school's music program turned her early interest into a lifelong passion. "If I didn't have music, I'd feel lost," Kaitlyn said.

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Music and arts enhance learning for students

March 2015 

Music and the arts are a critical part of a well-rounded education. Not only do the arts introduce creativity and innovative thinking into day-to-day learning, they also have been found to increase students' social and emotional skills and competencies, including teamwork, confidence, communication, and leadership.

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Student artists exhibit their work at local art museum

November 2014 

Every year, art teacher Connie Calvanese takes a student group from Garrettford Elementary School in Upper Darby to visit the nearby Brandywine River Museum of Art. This year, students are doing more than visiting the museum; they are exhibiting their artwork.

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