Essay about The Four Emphasized Areas of Art in Education
The National Summary Statement summarizes what every young American should know and be able to do in the arts. It is focused on four areas of emphasis: dance, music, theatre and visual arts. The scope of the summary statement is grades K-12 and speaks to both content and achievement. (National Standards for Arts Education) In this essay I will first describe the four areas of emphasis in art education and then provide recommendations of how the four areas of emphasis could be taught based on current research studies and theoretical constructs related to art.
Wikipedia defines dance as an “art form that refers to body movement, usually rhythmic and to music”. Dance can be used as a …show more content…
Now that I have defined the four areas of emphasis it is necessary to give some thoughts on what I can do as a teacher to teach these four areas based on current research studies and theories. First, as according to the National Standards Summary Statement, students need to be taught certain capabilities “to allow them to arrive at their own knowledge, beliefs, and values for making personal and artistic decisions”. (National Standards for Arts Education) Developing and demonstrating competency in the standards will require step by step building with