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  • 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 Muses Go to Schoolby Herbert Kohl; Tom Oppenheim

    The New Press 2012; US$ 26.95

    Herbert Kohl is a celebrated writer, teacher, and advocate. He is the author of more than forty books, including the bestselling classic 36 Children . A recipient of a National Book Award and a Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, he was the founder and first director of the Teachers and Writers Collaborative in New York City, has served as a Senior Fellow... more...

  • The Arts in Educationby Mike Fleming

    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...

  • The Arts in Educationby 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...

  • Transformationen in den Künstenby Ruth Reiche; Iris Romanos; Berenika Szymanski; Saskia Jogler

    transcript 2014; US$ 35.68

    Das Ausloten von Grenzen, ihre Überschreitung und Neudefinition sind zentrale Phänomene in der Kunst. Da künstlerische Interessen an neuen Ausdrucksformen und Problemlösungen zunehmend die Grenzen der jeweils eigenen Gattung überschreiten, sind auch die Kunstwissenschaften gefordert, diesen Transformationen durch interdisziplinäre Grenzgänge Rechnung... more...

  • Arts-based and Contemplative Practices in Research and Teachingby Susan Walsh; Barbara Bickel; Carl Leggo

    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...

  • 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 Netherlands 2006; US$ 69.99

    "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...

  • Artstarts: Drama, Music, Movement, Puppetry, and Storytelling Activitiesby Martha Brady; Patsy Gleason

    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...