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Ní Bhroin, Máire – National Art Education Association, 2021
As a visual arts educator in teacher education, the author is aware of the complexity of assessing art at the primary level. Most authorities recommend a formative style of assessment for art, but how can this work in practice in the primary classroom? This paper focuses on the perspectives and experiences of the child. It defines the…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Art Education, Childrens Art, Student Evaluation
National Art Education Association, 2021
The National Art Education Association (NAEA) believes, given the research on employment trends and, anticipating that a variety of new career opportunities will emerge over time, that visual arts education is essential to every learner's educational foundation and training for future employment in an increasingly complex and interconnected world.…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Labor Force, Employment Opportunities, National Organizations
National Art Education Association, 2020
The arts disciplines (visual arts, music, theatre, and dance) merit and require formal study. Policy makers should support studies in the arts as core disciplines, as specified in the "Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)," the federal legislation that sets policy and appropriations for public education. The arts merit and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Early Childhood Education, Equal Education, Graduation Requirements
Hu, Jun – National Art Education Association, 2020
Self-assessment is crucial to visual art learning. Firstly, because the art experience is personalized, any external assessment is insufficient and deficient; secondly, because an individual's creativity is inexhaustible, any acquired criteria of assessment are too static for an open-ended process that is multidirectional and with infinite…
Descriptors: Poetry, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Visual Arts, Art Education
Tomhave, Roger D. – National Art Education Association, 2019
Educators in the visual arts and other disciplines have long been advocates for portfolio development and assessment strategies that showcase advanced high school students' highest levels of achievement as well as their longitudinal growth in authentic ways. At the time of this research study, Advanced Placement (AP) art teachers in three…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Portfolio Assessment, Advanced Placement Programs, Art Education
National Art Education Association, 2019
The National Art Education Association (NAEA) believes there is a symbiotic relationship between a supported high-quality visual arts education program and a positive school culture and climate. The fundamental context for a school-based visual arts education program requires effective educators who are certified/licensed in visual art and…
Descriptors: Art Education, School Culture, Educational Environment, National Organizations
Sabol, F. Robert – National Art Education Association, 2018
This White Paper provides a selection of some general principles of assessment or overarching ideas that may guide educators in selecting, developing, and implementing assessments of students' learning at all instructional levels or educational settings in which they are used. These principles represent a framework for understanding the nature of…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Art Education, Educational Principles, Student Evaluation
Gates, Leslie – National Art Education Association, 2018
This White Paper offers a framework for art educators to evaluate the alignment of their assessment methods and goals/objectives for student learning. This effort is an attempt to develop "understandable guidelines" for classroom assessment, specifically attending to the issue of validity. Assessments are valid insofar as they produce…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Art Education, Alignment (Education), Behavioral Objectives
Sickler-Voigt, Deborah C. – National Art Education Association, 2018
Teacher education programs in 40 states require teacher candidates working toward visual art certification to take edTPA, a high-stakes summative performance assessment developed by Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity (SCALE) and distributed by Pearson's Evaluations Systems (Pearson Education, 2018). Since its implementation in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Performance Based Assessment, Art Teachers, Teacher Certification
Sabol, F. Robert – National Art Education Association, 2018
The 1994 National Standards for Arts Education were succeeded by a new generation of standards published in 2014 by the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards (NCCAS). This iteration of voluntary standards provided a new foundation for designing curriculum for visual arts education. The design of the standards utilized the curriculum model…
Descriptors: Art Education, Visual Arts, Student Evaluation, Performance Based Assessment
National Art Education Association, 2015
"Design Standards for School Art Facilities" is an invaluable resource for any school or school district looking to build new facilities for the visual arts or renovate existing ones. Discover detailed information about spaces for the breadth of media used in the visual arts. Photographs illustrate all types of features including…
Descriptors: Art, Art Education, Visual Arts, Arts Centers
Bastos, Flávia, Ed.; Zimmerman, Enid, Ed. – National Art Education Association, 2015
In three broad sections--Foundations, Pedagogies, and Contemporary Issues--the editors and chapter authors of "Connecting Creativity Research and Practice in Art Education" articulate the significance of reconsidering creativity as a crucial dimension of art education research and practice today. This book represents a groundbreaking…
Descriptors: Art Education, Creativity, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship
National Art Education Association, 2014
Fully updated to reflect current issues in the field of art education. Checklists embedded in charts allow users to indicate where their school or district stands in relation to the criteria--which has been expanded to include district wide, elementary, middle, high school, and superior standards. The criteria within the checklists reflect…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Art Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Principles
National Art Education Association, 2009
The National Art Education Association (NAEA) is committed to ensuring student access to a highly qualified, certified visual arts educator in every K-12 public school across the United States, recognizing that effective arts instruction is a core component to a 21st-century education. "Standards for Art Teacher Preparation" represents the…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Elementary Secondary Education, Art Education, Art Teachers
National Art Education Association, 2009
The National Art Education Association (NAEA) is committed to ensuring that all students have access to a high quality, certified visual arts educator in every K-12 public school across the United States, recognizing that effective arts instruction is a core component of 21st-century education. "Professional Standards for Visual Arts…
Descriptors: Standards, Art Teachers, Visual Arts, Elementary Secondary Education
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