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  • Against the Flowby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95

    At once provocative and inspiring , Against the Flow is a work of polemic from an internationally respected writer and thinker on arts education. Peter Abbs argues that contemporary education ignores the aesthetic and ethical as a result of being in thrall to such forces as the market economy and managerial and functional dictates. He identifies the... more...

  • The Symbolic Orderby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Renaissance in the Classroomby Gail E. Burnaford; Arnold Aprill; Cynthia Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book invites readers to consider the possibilities for learning and growth when artists and arts educators come into a classroom and work with teachers to engage students in drama, dance, visual art, music, and media arts. It is a nuts-and-bolts guide to arts integration, across the curriculum in grades K-12, describing how students, teachers,... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Research in the Artsby Michael Biggs; Henrik Karlsson

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    The Routledge Companion to Research in the Arts is a major collection of new writings on research in the creative and performing arts by leading authorities from around the world. It provides theoretical and practical approaches to identifying, structuring and resolving some of the key issues in the debate about the nature of research in the arts... more...

  • The Muses Go to Schoolby Herbert Kohl; Tom Oppenheim

    New Press, The 2012; US$ 26.95

    What do Whoopi Goldberg, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Rosie Perez, and Phylicia Rashad have in common? A transformative encounter with the arts during their school years. Whether attending a play for the first time, playing in the school orchestra, painting a mural under the direction of an art teacher, or writing a poem, these famous performers each... more...

  • The Arts in Education(RLE Edu O)by Les Tickle

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The arts in education are currently the subject of considerable controversy. Some people argue that fostering creativity in schools is important; that the arts can provide a substantial contribution to the development of the capacity for creative thought and action; and that therefore the arts should be well represented at all levels of the school... more...

  • The Arts in Educationby Mike Fleming

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Do the arts improve academic achievement? What does it mean to ?teach? art? What should the balance of classic and pop be in the music curriculum? Should we encourage young children on the stage? How do we judge whether what a child produces is good? How do we justify the arts in the curriculum? What should be the balance between form and content... more...

  • Art in the Primary Schoolby John Lancaster

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95

    Art has always been an important part of the primary school experience. It is now one of the foundation subjects in the National Curriculum. In this book, John Lancaster helps teachers rise to the challenge of art for young children. He encourages thought about the purpose of art teaching, and at the same time provides a wealth of project ideas and... more...

  • Reflective Practices in Arts Educationby Pamela Burnard; Sarah Hennessy

    Springer 2006; US$ 69.99

    Focuses on the role of reflective practice, as a source and resource for teaching and learning and research in the arts (here being Art and Design, Dance, Drama and Music). This book aims to investigate the concept of reflection and its application to a range of contemporary arts education contexts for both teachers and learners. more...

  • Artstartsby Martha Brady; Patsy T. Gleason

    ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 39.00

    Integrate creative arts into the curriculum with a variety of engaging, classroom-tested arts activities. Drama, movement, pantomime, puppetry, storytelling, visual arts, media arts, and music come alive with innovative activities. Reproducible scripts for readers theatre and a score for a musical are included. Each activity notes the intended grade... more...