- Colleges and places of employment are looking for persons
who have the ability to solve problems using critical thinking and
- Student frequent involvement in visual and performing arts supports critical thinking which in turn positively impacts academic progress.
- Studies have shown that the arts are an essential part of student development and should no longer be regarded as extracurricular activities in school.
- Positive self-perception has a strong correlation to movement, dance and sports during the school day.
- Students who interact with animals and gardening in school develop empathy, patience and a deeper knowledge of the Sciences.
- Students whose curiosity and observational skills are encouraged along with hands-on experiences in the Sciences from a young age can develop strong inferential and research skills.