ERIC Number: ED346650
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The Arts as a Resource.
Hess, Jody, Ed.
Communicator, v21 n3 Jun 1991
These 12 articles focus on the theme of the arts in gifted education and nurturing artistic talent in the schools. "The California State Summer School for the Arts and Some Thoughts on Advocacy for Arts Education" by William Cleveland describes a program for artistically talented high school students and proposes a workshop based advocacy strategy. "Improving Art Education: The Getty Program" (Leilani Lattin Duke) describes the discipline based art education program of the Getty Center for Education in the Arts (California); "Five Proven Ways to Incorporate Art in Every Classroom" (Jerry Chris) offers teaching strategies such as character analysis and artist roleplay. "Fullerton Arts Program Helps Identify Talented Students" (Lauralyn Eschner) describes a program based on collaboration among the community, artists, and the school district. "The Arts: Of, By, and For Gifted and Talented Students in Garden Grove" (Jean Drum) describes a program offering intermediate and secondary students experiences in drawing, painting, photography, video, and music. "Conservatory of Fine Arts in the Los Angeles Unified School District" (Sheila Smith) describes a Saturday university-based program for students in grades 3 through 12. "Pageant of the Arts: An Integrated Arts Program" (John Blaydes) suggests how the study of various art styles and artists can be integrated with academic content. "The Impossible Dream" (James Haslip) recounts how one elementary school placed the arts at the center of the curriculum. "Scholarship and the Arts: The Scholarship Programs for the Gifted and Talented at the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts" (James Zuberbuhler) reports on this private school's emphasis on the performing and visual arts. "Los Angeles County High School for the Arts" offers a brief program description and eligibility requirements. "Summer Music and Art Sessions" (Marie Walsh) describes a summer seminar, a summer institute, and a music academy of the West. "Teaching Toward Intuition: Waldorf Schools" (Dennis Klocek) presents the philosophical basis of the Waldorf art education program. "Show Me: Recognizing Spatial Intelligence" (M. Fleming and V. Blake) offers specific suggestions for identifying and teaching spatially gifted students. (DB)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Art Education, Creativity, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, Fine Arts, Gifted, Interdisciplinary Approach, Music Education, Private Schools, Program Development, Public Schools, Spatial Ability, Special Schools, Summer Programs, Talent, Talent Identification, Teaching Methods, Visual Arts
California Association for the Gifted, 23684 Schoenborn St., Canoga Park, CA 91304 ($15 per year).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Association for the Gifted.
Identifiers - Location: California