2/03/2009

Let Our Kids Learn In Color

An arts experience effects a young person like no other time in their life. It shapes a student and becomes a part of who they are. It is art, not technology, that is the highest form of communication. When art is an integral part of a child's studies, they can understand and experience concepts in a complete and personal way.

To me, it is ludicrous to suppose there is any other approach to education. Art is one of the greatest joys in life, and is, in my opinion, the most beautiful way human beings express themselves. Provide a well-rounded education for our students by funding arts education.

Let our kids learn in color rather than in shades of grey.

PLEASE Support Arts Education in LAUSD.


Candy Danzig,


We Tell Stories
Director of Staff Development & Master Teacher

1 comment:

  1. Yes, very well put. And we all know that kids do better in other subjects when art is part of the curriculum.

    According to the Arts Education Partnership publication Champions of Change: The Impact of the Arts on Learning (1999), a compilation of studies on the impact of arts on learning, "students who participate in the arts outperform their peers on virtually every measure. Researchers found that "sustained learning" in music and theater correlates to greater success in math and reading, and students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds see the greatest benefits." In fact, "learning in and through the arts can help 'level the playing field' for youngsters from disadvantaged circumstances," the researchers contended.

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