Designing the Arts Learning Community:a Handbook for K12 Professional Development Planners
Synthesizing extensive research of arts education practice across the United States, this handbook is a guide to designing arts education professional development for K-12 classroom teachers and provides a searchable database of 50 arts learning communities.
Teaching the Best Practice Way
Everyone talks about "best practice" teaching—but what does it actually look like in the classroom? How do working teachers translate complex curriculum standards into simple, workable classroom structures that embody exemplary instruction—and still let kids find joy in learning?
Developing an Arts Assessment: Some Selected Strategies
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.