!nsp!re – 12 Days of Cre8tivity: Six Reasons Why The Arts Are Important for 21st Century Success

Day 7 of 12 Daily Posts

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Today’s share comes for Artsblog. In it, Lisa Phillips details six reasons why she believes the arts prepare students with the skills needed for 21st century success. Even thought I’ve posted similar items to this before, I think it’s always worth highlighting and repeating. Education today has become about standardized testing and the arts have been subject to budget cuts in many districts. Lisa Phillips, and those like her, make a business case for the arts that is important to hear and understand. Skills learned in the arts apply not only to their relevant art, but can be beneficial to the business world; if only because they create a more well-rounded individual.

Read the full article here.

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