Students develop self-confidence, motivation and the ability to take positive risks, while learning to see a project through from beginning to end
Communication and collaboration skills
Students demonstrate a significant increase and success in teamwork, listening, forming and expressing opinions; an increased ability to share and receive constructive criticism; are better able to recall and follow instructions
Physical abilities and self-control
Students showed increased physical and spatial awareness, physical and vocal expression, dexterity and fine motor skills
Problem-solving and critical thinking
Students use evidence to support their opinions and suggestions, recommending solutions based on logic, experience and self-awareness
Knowledge of the art form
Students develop an artistic voice through building technical and expressive skills in the art form. Using terminology specific to each art form, students build oral and written communication skills, sharing discovered connections, analyzing criteria, and explaining artistic choices
In addition, research shows that students participating in ArtsConnection programs are more likely to come to school, and more likely to observe and utilize connections between their work with ArtsConnection and core subjects such as social studies and English.
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