• Related Arts

    Related Arts courses at Pineland Learning Center are intended to increase students’ awareness and appreciation of the fine and performing arts and sciences. The lifelong skills in creative problem solving and critical thinking that students are exposed to within the Pineland Learning Center Related Arts courses extend beyond the classroom throughout a student’s lifetime. Students are introduced to a full range of ideas, skills and artistic means to challenge them intellectually and creatively. Research has shown that those students who study related arts increase their standardized test scores. The courses listed below add greatly to the total education experience of Pineland Learning Center students as they become inspired and contributing members of society. Learning experiences in the arts also contribute to the development of academic skills, including the areas of reading, language development and mathematics. At Pineland Learning Center, related arts projects are connected to the curriculum, and adapted to the individual skills and needs of the students.