Thai delegation visits US schools to see how they teach art and social studies

Thailand delegation visits Howard County school system – baltimoresun.com, October 4, 2012
…Members of the Thai delegation said they want to learn how U.S. schools teach art and social studies and how those lessons prepare students to be productive members of society. It is also seeking to expand its approach to arts studies and marveled at how school system office walls were decorated with students’ artwork.
“When our teachers talk about art, they say, ‘You draw this, you sing this.’ But what we see here is what is the meaning of art,” said Namfa. “[Here] art is reinforced for students to talk about themselves and write about it. We want the art team to think and extend, go beyond the traditional art learning…”

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