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The Art of  
Teaching
A Workshop for High School Teachers
 
the Arts

In This Program

Music

A Music teacher with works with a saxophone player

Visual Art

A visual art teacher discusses a drawing with a student

Theatre

A theatre teacher works with two students

Dance

A dance teacher and a student demonstrate a technique

Workshop 1 Principles of Artful Teaching

Getting
Ready
Watching the Program Activities and Discussion Support Materials
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Additional Resources

On the Web

GENERAL SITES

The Art of Teaching
http://legacy.peerlessnet.com/index.php/2010/10/23/hello-world/
Mortimer J. Adler's insights into the nature of teaching

The Seven Deadly Comments that Get in the Way of Learning About Teaching
http://www.esf.edu/iq/focus/ms.htm (PDF)
A rebuttal to a litany of arguments about why we can't or shouldn't bother to learn about teaching

The Gallery of Teaching and Learning
http://gallery.carnegiefoundation.org/
Web-based examples of ways that teachers can make ideas, insights, and new understandings available so that others can build upon them


NATIONAL DANCE ASSOCIATIONS

National Dance Association
http://www.aahperd.org/nda/

National Dance Education Organization
http://www.ndeo.org


NATIONAL MUSIC ASSOCIATIONS

MENC: The National Association for Music Education
http://www.menc.org

American School Band Directors Association
http://www.asbda.com/

National Association of Teachers of Singing
http://www.nats.org/


NATIONAL VISUAL ART ORGANIZATIONS

National Art Education Association
http://www.naea-reston.org

Magnet Schools of America
http://www.magnet.edu/


SCHOOL AND TEACHER SITES

Christopher Columbus High School
http://www.columbushs.org/
Web site for this Bronx, New York high school

Nottingham High School
http://www.hamilton.k12.nj.us/HamiltonNorth.cfm
Site for this New Jersey public school

Grounds For Sculpture
http://www.groundsforsculpture.org
The public sculpture foundation where Jan Wilson takes her students

Mamaroneck High School Performing Arts Curriculum Experience (PACE)
http://www.mamkschools.org/education/dept/dept.php?sectiondetailid=3726&
PACE Web site, including descriptions of the program and curriculum, and staff and student information

Denver School of the Arts Dance Department
http://dsa.dpsk12.org     Select: Majors, then Performing Arts Department
Dance department site, including descriptions of majors, curricula, and academics


In Print

Dee, Peter. Voices From the High School. Walter H. Baker Co., 1982. ISBN: 9992892447
Dee, Peter. —and stuff—. Baker's Plays, 1985. ASIN: B0006ELRNY
Dee, Peter. Voices 2000. Baker's Plays, 1994. ASIN: B0006F5SPG

The books from which John Fredricksen chooses lines of dialogue to help his students start writing their scenes

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

Describes different approaches to the teaching of the arts and the virtues each possess when well taught

Jensen, Eric. Arts With the Brain in Mind. Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development, 2001. ISBN: 0871205149

Presents the case, based on what is known about the brain and learning, for making arts a core part of the basic curriculum

Nagel, Greta. The Tao of Teaching: The Special Meaning of the Tao Te Ching As Related to the Art of Teaching. Plume Books, 1998. ISBN: 0452280958

Applications of the ancient Chinese wisdom of the Tao Te Ching to a contemporary public-school setting

Rose, Karel, & Kincheloe, Joe L. Art, Culture, and Education: Artful Teaching in a Fractured Landscape. Peter Lang Publishing, 2003. ISBN: 0820457450

Offers helpful parallels between the work of educators and of artists, including similar motivations, and opportunities to convince, inspire, and persuade others to action

Sarason, Seymour Bernard, & Greene, Maxine. Teaching as a Performing Art. Teachers College Press, 1999. ISBN: 0807738905

From a perspective that views teachers as actors, uses the traditions of stage performance to inspire connections between teachers and students

Simpson, Douglas, Aycock, Judy, & Jackson, Michael. John Dewey and the Art of Teaching: Toward Reflective and Imaginative Practice. SAGE Publications, 2004. ISBN: 1412909031

An accessible introduction to the art of teaching as seen through the eyes of John Dewey

 

 
   

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