Summer is the perfect opportunity to explore The Arts at Back to Basics in Wilmington, Delaware!

LOGO_medium (1)According to author Hannah Hudson in her article, How Art Class Can Benefit the Brain in a Big Way, “In recent years, as testing pressures have increased and a greater emphasis has been placed on core curriculum like reading and math, there’s been a sideline conversation about the role of the arts in K–12 education and their overall value in preparing students for the future.”

And in fact, many schools across the country have seen their arts programs trimmed or disappear altogether! But, is this the right decision?

Erroneously considered an “extra” in education, The Arts are actually a …