Benefits of Studying Dance

By: Dance Kids Canada  09-12-2011

Did you know?Young people who participate in the arts for at least three hours on three days each week through at least one full year are:• 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement• 3 times more likely to be elected to class office within their school• 4 times more likely to participate in a math and science fair• 3 times more likely to win an award for school attendance• 4 times more likely to win an award for writing an essay or poemREFERENCES:(Living the Arts through Language + Learning: A Report on Community - based Youth Organizations, Shirley Brice Heath, Stanford University and Carnegie Foundation For the Advancement of Teaching, Americans for the Arts Monograph, November 1998)

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