National Core Arts Standards

The Stamford Public Schools follows the National Core Arts Standards. They are a process that guides educators in providing a unified quality arts education for students in Pre-K through high school.

CREATING

  • Anchor Standard #1. Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
  • Anchor Standard #2. Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
  • Anchor Standard #3. Refine and complete artistic work.

PRESENTING/PERFORMING/PRODUCING

  • Anchor Standard #4. Analyze, interpret and select artistic work for presentation.
  • Anchor Standard #5. Develop and refine artistic work for presentation.
  • Anchor Standard #6. Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work.

RESPONDING

  • Anchor Standard #7. Perceive and analyze artistic work.
  • Anchor Standard #8. Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work.
  • Anchor Standard #9. Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work.

CONNECTING

  • Anchor Standard #10. Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.
  • Anchor Standard #11. Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural and historical context to deepen understanding.