As schools are being encouraged to develop more flexible and creative approaches to education, Using the Visual Arts for Cross-curricular Teaching and Learning provides practical guidance and ideas on using the visual arts as a starting point for imaginative, effective learning across a wide range of curriculum subjects.
This text addresses the role of art within contemporary multicultural education. Co-published with the New Museum of Contemporary Art, it provides both theoretical foundations and practical resources for art educators and students. This edition combines colour illustrations and first-person artists' statements with interviews with notable educators and extensive lesson plans. It adopts an approach which connects everyday experience, social critique and creative expression with classroom learning.
This resource examines professional development approaches from across the United States to help schools and allied arts groups integrate the arts into an already crowded K-12 curriculum. The authors document the purposes and structures of a broad spectrum of current efforts and programs. Several of these programs have been in place for decades, thus demonstrating their sustainability and effectiveness.
This book argues for the essential use of drawing as a tool for science teaching and learning. The authors are working in schools, universities, and continual science learning (CSL) settings around the world. They have written of their experiences using a variety of prompts to encourage people to take pen to paper and draw their thinking--sometimes direct observation and in other instances, their memories.
At the heart of this book is an emphasis on helping children to learn about themselves, their world and their relationships, through drawing. It also shows how teachers can use drawing as an in road into art, language, literacy, and other aspects of the curriculum; how children can improve their writing through drawing, concentrating on draftsmanship, the lines of letters, words and sentences; and how children can improve the quality of their drawing; with four basic rules that have been proven to raise standards.
Enriching the Curriculum with Art Experiences stimulates student creative thinking and is fun and easy to follow. Providing step-by-step directions for more than 100 curriculum-based art activities, this book supplies a vivid and active introduction to art.
This popular introductory textbook is ideal for anyone working or training to work in the lifelong learning sector. The new edition has been comprehensively revised to reflect recent developments in the sector and current research in learning and teaching. The book covers key topics such as reflective teaching, communication, learning theories, and assessment for learning.