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- 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 New Press 2012; US$ 26.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This volume presents a scholarly investigation of the ways educators engage in artistic and contemplative practices ? and why this matters in education. Arts-based learning and inquiry can function as a powerful catalyst for change by allowing spiritual practices to be present within educational settings, but too often the relationship between art,... more...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 43.96
"This book, aimed at people working in the arts as teachers, practitioners or researchers, invites deeper thought about reflective practice and its role within the current context of accountability in education." --British Journal of Music more...
- ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 28.00
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...
- ABC-CLIO 1992; US$ 119.00
In recent years, debates over culture and education have entered the public consciousness as never before. Politicians, bureaucrats, and scholars have credited these endeavors with the capacity to influence matters ranging from public morality to national productivity. Trend examines points at which art and learning intersect in both traditional and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
The school curriculum is a contested arena. There are competing pressures from those who advocate that it should be constructed on a subject specific basis, whereas at the other end of the continuum is the stance taken by this book, that learning, and especially learning in the arts, can transcend artificial boundaries between subjects. This book... more...