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- 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 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...
- 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 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...
- Intellect 2010; US$ 20.00
The philosophy of the artist-teacher is not a new phenomenon. In fact, many artists working within the Bauhaus, nineteenth century Schools of Design, and The Basic Design Movement all applied this method of thinking to their teaching. The Artist-Teacher explores the many facets of this methodology, and the various ways art has been taught over the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
This new indispensable text book brings together ongoing debates about personalised learning, creativity and ICT in education, with a cross-curricular focus, establishing a principled framework for cross-curricular teaching and learning in the arts. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
This groundbreaking text repositions the arts as central to the effective initiation and management of change in contemporary society. Besides being of wide general interest, it will have particular relevance for arts teachers, arts therapists and community artists, both in practice and in training. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95
Finding Art's Place showcases three artistic/educational experiments located outside of school settings. Nicholas Paley presents the texts, voices and the teaching and learning practices of Tim Rollins + K.O.S. (Kids of Survival); the video work of Sadie Benning, the adolescent filmmaker who has won critical acclaim for her sensitive self-explorations... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
This edited book not only makes a much-needed contribution to research in arts education but also provides a strong grounding of evidential support for Singapore arts education, in contrast to the current state of affairs in arts education in many parts of the world where severe cuts in funding, lackluster support for the arts and imperialist agendas... more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
Examines the range of arts programming partnerships in the Los Angeles Unified School District and provides feedback from principals, teachers, arts organizations, and district arts advisors on the challenges and obstacles in these partnerships. more...