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Authentic Connections: Interdisciplinary Work in the Arts (PDF)
http://www.menc.org/documents/onlinepublications/INTERart.pdf
A document aimed at assisting and supporting educators in interdisciplinary work, and at clarifying how the arts can be taught through interdisciplinary content standards

Curriculum Integration: Middle School Educators Meeting the Needs of Young Adolescents
http://www.ncsu.edu/chass/extension/ci/index.html
A Web site on curriculum integration including concise overviews of major developmental and applied theorists

Learning Through The Arts (PDF)
http://www.arts.gov/pub/ArtsLearning.pdf
A guide to arts learning from the National Endowment for the Arts

Print Resources

Beane, James A. Curriculum Integration: Designing the Core of Democratic Education. New York : Teachers College Press, 1997. ISBN: 080773683X

James Beane details the history of curriculum integration and analyzes current critiques to provide a complete theory of curriculum integration.

Eisner, Elliot W. The Arts and the Creation of Mind. New Haven , Conn. : Yale University Press, 2002. ISBN: 0300095236

The author describes how various forms of thinking are evoked, developed, and refined through the arts.

 

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