Arts and the Common Core

(revised May 21, 2013)

Research
Common Core Alignment - A Review of Connections between the Common Core State Standards and The Next Generation Arts Standards - Prepared by the College Board

Webinar
The Common Core State Standards and Its Implications for the Arts
Scott Jones, Senior Associate for Research and Policy, Arts Education Partnership
Scott Norton, Strategic Initiative Director for Standards, Assessments, and Accountability, Council for Chief State School Officers
Scott Shuler, Arts Consultant, Connecticut Department of Education
Denise Brandenburg, Arts Education Specialist, National Endowment for the Arts

News Articles
News Articles
Arts Education Seen as Common-Core Partner

Blog
Common Core Architect Adds to Blog Salon Discussion

Standards
NCCAS - National Coalition for Core Arts Standards - currently leading a revision of the National Standards for Arts Education.
CCSS ELA English Language Standards
CCSS Math Math Standards

Resources
The Arts and the Common Core Curriculum Mapping Project
This 55-page document from the nonprofit group Common Core suggests many arts-infused lessons, with references to specific English/language arts standards.
Common Core Connections to Arts Standards

Guiding Principles for the Arts by David Coleman
Keeping Our Eyes on the Prize by Uri Treisman (University of Texas) Keeping Our Eyes on the Prize (Slides)