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ERIC Number: EJ1054419
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0022-0574
Reflections on Teaching and Learning the Arts: A Middle-Grade Classroom and a High School for the Arts
Barilla, Rosemary; Brown, Tina Boyer
Journal of Education, v195 n1 p11-19 2015
Rosemary Barilla, a middle-grade language arts teacher, inspired by her own dedication to the arts, describes the ways she integrates the fine arts into her classroom program that is designed to teach reading and writing. Tina Boyer Brown, a founding teacher at The Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArtsĀ®), describes the school as a place where the academic and the artistic join to offer a comprehensive, challenging education to prepare gifted young artists from diverse backgrounds for college, conservatory, and/or career. The article includes the reflections of both teachers and students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools; High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Illinois
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