Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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  Connecting With The Arts Home   A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8
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  Program at a Glance
  School: Clarkton School of Discovery
  Location: Clarkton, NC
  Grades: 6, 7, 8
  Disciplines: Visual Art
Language Arts
  Description: Creative scheduling and unusual elective classes infuse arts throughout a school curriculum.



Additional Resources

Selected Unit Materials

My Life, My Roots, My Dreams: A course outline including a timeline and student goals (PDF)

Dance-A-Story: A course description including an overview of the course, student objectives and suggested “Dance-A-Story” texts (PDF)

Print Resources

Brewer, Chris, & Campbell, Don. Rhythms of Learning: Creative Tools for Developing Lifelong Skills. Tucson, Ariz.: Zephyr Press, 1991. ISBN: 0-913705-59-4

Carter, Rebecca, & Genovese, Sandi. The Ultimate Scrapbooking Book. Carlsbad, Cal.: Main Line Book Company, 2001. ISBN: 0806958316

Cheney, Gay. Basic Concepts in Modern Dance: A Creative Approach, (3rd edition). Chicago: Independent Publishers Group, 1989. ISBN: 0916622762

Kassing, Gayle, & May, Danielle. Dance Teaching Methods and Curriculum Design. Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics Publishing, 2003. ISBN: 0736002405

McGreevy-Nichols, Susan, & Scheff, Helene. Building Dances: A Guide to Putting Movements Together. Champaign, Ill.: Human Kinetics Publishing, 1995. ISBN: 0873225732

Prince, Eileen. Art Matters: Strategies, Ideas, and Activities to Strengthen Learning Across the Curriculum. Tucson, Ariz.: Zephyr Press, 2002. ISBN: 1569761299

Web Sites

Arts Education Partnership
A partnership of organizations affirming the central role of imagination, creativity, and the arts in culture and society and the power of the arts to enliven and transform education and schools

The Kennedy Center – ArtsEdge
Empowering educators to teach in, through, and about the arts by providing the tools to develop interdisciplinary and integrated curricula

Americans for the Arts
Dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts

The largest collection of family history records on the Web

Over 5.1 million people with a passion for writing and learning more about their artistry have submitted poetry to this site

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