Teachers of the arts face challenges due to lack of budgets and preferential treatment given to sciences. Since education has gone remote, art teachers face challenges to increase the spirit of connection and caring. While they have appropriate skills to form meaningful connections with their students online, they can help create a sense of community by encouraging feelings of belonging through humanities and visual arts.
Teachers, along with students, should feel as if they're part of a community; incorporating visual storytelling and writing can help students feel just that. This, in turn, helps them communicate their ideas and collaborate over projects. Here's how arts can encourage a sense of community.