The Value of Art Education

As you know, this year we implemented a STEAM room and have a STEAM specialist on staff who is working with teachers to incorporate STEAM subjects into the every day learning of the children at the Gan. While the benefits of math, engineering, science, and technology (STEM) are widely acknowledged and known, there are more questions about the value of adding in the "A" - art education. This article by Lisa Phillips highlights 10 skills children learn when they study the arts.