The above link will take you to a paper by Joni H. Hough regarding cutting edge art education methods vs. those that have been typical of of art education over the last 25 years. In case you are unaware, I subscribe to a newer methodology called TAB (Teaching Artistic Behavior). TAB is a grassroots movement spawned by art teachers who want to focus on their students, not merely content. I believe TAB will continue to spread in the educational arena to receive even more national backing. I am such a believer in TAB that I would not be surprised to see it become the predominant methodology replacing the widely used DBAE (Discipline-based art education) founded in 1980 under funding by the J. Paul Getty Trust.