The Arts Go to School

Classroom-based activities that focus on music, painting, drama, movement, media, and more.

Discover the power the arts bring to every aspect of learning. Incorporating the arts in your classroom opens up new possibilities, expands the mind, creates a thirst for knowledge, and helps students become more open to the world around them, offering another way of thinking about, being in, and constructing our world.

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Discover the power the arts bring to every aspect of learning. Incorporating the arts in your classroom opens up new possibilities, expands the mind, creates a thirst for knowledge, and helps students become more open to the world around them, offering another way of thinking about, being in, and constructing our world.

Too often classroom teachers face the challenge of teaching the arts without the background or support they need. The Arts Go to School explores every aspect o...read more

About the Author(s)

David Booth is Coordinator of Elementary Programs at OISE/University of Toronto. For more than twenty-five years he has worked with teachers in creating, applying, and evaluating approaches to how children learn to read and write.

Table of Contents

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Contents
Introduction— Riding on the Red Arts Wagon
1. Implementing an Arts-Based Curriculum
2. Finding Yourself in the Picture: Visual Arts in Education
3. Joining the Singing: Meaning Making and Music Education
4. Learning "In Role": Drama in Education
5. Moving in the Circle: Dance Education
6. Plugging in the Arts: Media and Arts Education
7. When Teachers and Artists Hold Hands: Partnerships in Arts Education
FINALE Voices from the Arts Community
Appendices
Biographies of Feature Contributors
Annotated Recommended Resources
References
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-8
Media: 160 pp/paper
Item No: 8175
ISBN: 978-155138-175-6

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