NOT on your child’s needs and/or wants.
NOT focusing on 21st Century Skills – creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration.
NOT on college and career skills.
NOT on research-based effective models.
NOT on Quality.
When in fact, an arts education prepares you to be not only an artist, but also a future scientist.
While it can for some, for many it is counterproductive, interferes with collaboration and undermines the value of the educational experience.
Reducing class size will in fact result in more learning.
No evidence of this is true. What students experience while at school is the most important factor like project based learning.
Many colleges and universities practice admissions by category. For example, athletics, musicians, artists and legacy etc. (This doesn’t mean that they don’t pay attention to achievement).
Not on the self defeating mindset of focusing on awards, rewards and grades.
work harder, try harder, care more.
just for engineers and computer programmers anymore.
prepares kids to be architects, graphic designers, landscape designers, etc.
willing “to go the extra mile” and have a “whatever it takes attitude.”
Myths from “50 Myths and Lies That Threaten America’s Public Schools: The Real Crisis in Education by David C. Berliner and Gene V. Glass