Art Matters: Strategies, Ideas, and Activities to Strengthen Learning Across the Curriculum

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Chicago Review Press, Mar 1, 2002 - Education - 192 pages
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This collection of ideas and lesson plans will help classroom and homeschool teachers integrate art into their general curriculum. These inventive and effective methods use the visual arts to inspire creative writing and drama; explore math, music, science, and history; and cultivate critical thinking skills. Art instructors will learn strategies for incorporating other areas of study into the art classroom. Ranging from thought-provoking suggestions to concrete, hands-on lesson plans, these activities include an extensive resource list for classroom teachers without an art background.
 

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Contents

Title Page Copyright Page Acknowledgments Introduction
Part One ConceptBased Integration
Concepts and Terminology
Aesthetics and Philosophy
Research
Symbolism
Creativity
Technology and Invention
Part Two A Disciplinary Approach
Social Studies
History
Language Arts
Science
Mathematics
Performing Arts
References and Resources About the Author

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Eileen Prince is an art specialist at Sycamore School for the Gifted and has received national recognition for her art curriculum. She lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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