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Creating Meaning Through Literature and the Arts: Arts Integration for Classroom Teachers, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package

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Author: Cornett, Claudia

Edition: 5

Binding: Loose Leaf

Number Of Pages: 596

Release Date: 31-03-2014

Details: Product Description   The most comprehensive text on arts integration on the market today   KEY TOPICS: Complete with research-based examples, authentic teacher stories, and strategies for integration, it addresses INTASC standards, assessment, and differentiated instruction throughout. Discover ten ways to integrate the arts using the Arts Integration Blueprint presented in the book. Explore each art form and use the compendium of starter activities (presented in Seed chapters) to generate sound, creative ways to incorporate literature, art, music, drama and dance into K-8 classrooms.   MARKET: For pre-service and graduate courses in Art Integration, Art Methods, Music Education, Drama Education, Dance Education, and Literacy Block Courses From the Back Cover The most comprehensive text on arts integration in the market, this bestseller redefines literacy in light of the 21st century need for multiple literacies. It provides an overview of academically linked research in five arts areas: literary arts, visual art, drama, dance, and music, and is intended as a complete introduction to how to meaningfully use the arts as teaching tools on a daily basis in every curricular area. Organized around WHAT, WHY and HOW questions, the book tells the story of how arts integration (AI) has grown so much in a few decades using the story of hundreds of arts-based schools–old and new, public, magnet, and charter, today’s. Each AI school story draws upon cutting edge research, evolving state standards, and constructivist beliefs to transform teaching and learning.   New to this edition are: NEW! A revised AI definition, presented in Chapter 1, now matches the book’s title, and anchors the main message of the entire book. NEW! Creative Inquiry. A student-friendly model of “creating meaning” is introduced in Part I and discussed in detail in Chapter 2. Strategies for teaching students how to use the 2Is/7Cs are featured in every chapter. NEW! Examples of how AI supports the Common Core State Standards are interwoven throughout. NEW! Research updates include one to two page figures summarizing arts-based studies and research in newer fields, such as brain research and visual imagery. NEW! Ready References figures outline sources and information teachers need to consult frequently as they implement AI. I NEW! Planning Pages include examples of actual AI lesson and unit plans for each art. NEW! Snapshots and Spotlights include old favorites from previous editions plus new thoughts and ideas from new teachers, principals, and artists involved in AI. NEW! Classroom Clips include short vignettes of the creative work of real and imagined people, including teachers and students to continually bring readers back to concrete examples of AI’s unique and powerful contributions to education. NEW! Seed Strategies include a revised collection of AI teaching strategy “seeds,” forming the meat of odd numbered chapters in Part II. NEW! AI Toolbox includes a list of AI strategies as places to get started, selected at the request of teachers. NEW! Video Clips lists at the end of every chapter  in the Pearson eText show classroom teachers and teaching artists using arts strategies or being interviews, often by the author. The videos are not embedded in the Pearson eText. NEW! Appendices provide examples of key websites, a dozen assessment tools, strategies for differentiating instruction for students with special needs (including English language learners), and guidelines for arts-based field trips. NEW! Photographs of children and teachers’ faces add to the telling of the AI story. About the Author Claudia Cornett is a Professor Emerita at Wittenberg University. During her twenty-four year tenure at Wittenberg, she taught graduate and undergraduate courses in all aspects of literacy, children’s literature, and arts integration. She also directed the Education Department’s Reading Center. In recognit

Package Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.2 x 1.4 inches

Languages: English