St. Thomas Aquinas
Regional Centre For The Arts
Experience in the Arts plays a valuable role in the education of all students:
*Students will develop their creativity; learn about their own identity, and develop self-awareness.
*Students deepen their appreciation of diverse perspectives and develop the ability to approach others with openness and flexibility. *Learning through the Arts; therefore, fosters integration of students' cognitive, emotional, sensory and motor capacities, and enables students, with a wide variety of learning styles, to increase their learning potential. "(ONTARIO ARTS CURRICULUM 2010)
*Links are clearly made between the Arts and other Academic areas.
*An Arts education prepares students for the fast-paced changes and the creative economy of the 21st Century through:
- Communication skills
- Problem-solving skills
- Creativity and innovation
- Adaptability and teamwork
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