The Importance Of Art Education

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When I first started my art class I could not find a reason to get excited about it and I was not very confident about my art skills, so I wasn’t sure what I would get out of the class. As the class progressed I realized it wasn’t all about drawing and creating art project but also about the importance of the History of Art being taught in the classroom no matter what cultural or economic backgrounds the students come from. When one refers to Art education they are referring to education in the disciplines of music, dance, theater, and visual arts. Visual art was the arts our class focused on which refers to drawing, painting, sculptures, printmaking, crafts, photography, and filmmaking to name a few. Art can be very beneficial to all students from K-12th rather they are in a regular education class or a special education classroom. The good thing about art is it allows students to create things at their own developmental stage. It is critical for every student to be exposed to the benefits of integrating art into the academic curriculum. The teacher can add art to a science lesson and it would bring learning about blood cells to a different level. Instead of just reading about what a cell is they can draw it, or color code it by the different parts of the cell giving them a more in-depth understanding to how the different parts of the cell work. There is a lot of learning that takes place in the classroom but we must include the art so that all children will have the
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