ERIC Number: ED405279
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Visual and Performing Arts Framework for California Public Schools: Kindergarten through Grade Twelve. Revised Version.
Bruton, Sheila, Ed.; And Others
This book provides a framework of what California students should know about the arts and is organized around the vision of providing opportunities for all students to become responsible, creative, reasoning, understanding and thoughtful citizens. This guide clearly defines a balanced, comprehensive arts program for all those in grades K-12 in California schools. The book is divided into the following sections: (1) "The Essential Ideas in Arts Education"; (2) "A Comprehensive Arts Program for All Students"; (3) "Dance"; (4) "Music"; (5) "Theatre"; (6) "Visual Arts"; and (7) "What This Framwork Requires of Teachers." Appendixes include: an article by Elliot W. Eisner, "A Vision for the Arts in California Schools: Doing Right by Our Children"; criteria for evaluating instructional resources for visual and performing arts; examples of careers in the visual and performing arts; religion in the public school curriculum; questions and answers; and facilities and resources for a comprehensive arts education program. Contains a selected references section. (EH)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Art, Art Education, Dance, Elementary Secondary Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Music, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards, Theater Arts, Visual Arts
California Department of Education, Bureau of Publications, Sales Unit, P.O Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95812-0271 ($14).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California