A Guide to K12 Program Development in the Arts

Overview

 

The draft 2017 Guide to K-12 Program Development in the Arts provides information and guidance for these new entities:

  • Philosophical background and information about the 2014 National Core Standards for the Arts (NCAS) as adopted by the state of Connecticut. 
    • Connecticut State Board of Education Position Statement on the Implementation of the Connecticut Arts Standards (CAS).
    • Proposed Policy Guidance for Position Statement on the Implementation of the Connecticut Arts Standards
    • Links to national publications related to the development of NCCAS
    • Connecting—the role of interdisciplinary curriculum and the arts
  • The role of artistic literacy in teaching and learning
  • Model curriculum templates
    • Model lesson plan examples and resources
    • Sample assessments and links to nationally developed arts assessments
  • Guidance for new arts supervisors and non-arts supervisors of arts educators

Section 1: Introduction

Section 2: The Arts in Education

Dance

Media Arts

Music

Theatre 

Visual Art

Model K-12 Arts Units

Section 3: Supervisor and Administrators in the Arts