Define what arts integration means to you, then read and discuss the following quotation: (10 minutes)
"Arts integration is …
arts learning that is deeply immersed in other content areas.
a strategy to move the arts off the sidelines of education.
a negotiation between the learner and the community.
a way of thinking about learning and teaching.
a way to teach beyond the standards.
not an island."
From Renaissance in the Classroom: Arts Integration and Meaningful Learning
- Which of these definitions resonates most closely with your own? Which is different?
- How might these definitions expand your own notion of what arts integration is?
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