Common Core and the Arts

What are the authentic connections between the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and teaching and learning in the arts?

ArtsConnection has taken the broadest view of the CCSS in examining how learning in the arts helps develop Common Core Capacities that together help students become college and career ready.

The fundamentals of teaching and learning made visible in the arts are mirrored in the procedural knowledge key to student achievement of the CCSS in all other subject areas, and help prepare today’s students for the kinds of thinking and practices essential to the 21st Century workplace.

Our first set of videos, The Creative Learning Loop is complete.

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