ASD art content standards, K – 12
Affirming the belief that knowledge of the visual arts is an indispensable part of a student's total education, the ASD K-12 visual art program is designed to encourage independent thinking, creativity, and development of an appreciation for humankind's artistic endeavors, prehistoric to the present.
These national standards, developed by the National Art Education Association and other Fine Arts areas, offer "one road map for competence and educational effectiveness.
What are they? Why should there be standards? What are the standards? How can the standards be achieved?