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The arts are where learning starts, from a child’s first exploration of meaning on a page by finger painting to an adult's use of the arts to develop, understand and communicate new ideas. The fundamental way in which we experience our world and express our selves is through the arts, and arts education develops essential skills and abilities for successful 21st century citizens.
Standards

Standards

State and national Arts standards, standards-based resources, and documents.
Curriculum & Instruction

Curriculum & Instruction

Research supporting arts education, arts education web sites, glossary of terms, and vocabulary lists for Dance, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts.
Assessment

Assessment

Sample Arts Scoring Guide and other resources related to assessment in the arts.
Professional Development

Professional Development

Information on the Oregon Teacher Arts Institute.
Content Panel

Content Panel

The Oregon Department of Education establishes a number of Content and Assessment panels to assist in the various activities that surround the academic content standards.
Professional Organizations

Professional Organizations

Local and national organizations dedicated to improved instruction in the arts.
Publications

Publications

The Oregon Department of Education provides a variety of publications for parents, educators, and community members.
Frequently Asked Questions

Research Supporting Arts

The arts have been shown to positively impact student achievement, social development, community building, school reform, and teaching practices.
The Arts Newsletter

The Arts Newsletter

The Oregon Arts Teacher Update is a monthly e-newsletter distributed by listserv.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about instruction in the arts.

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