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ERIC Number: EJ1060723
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jan-25
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISSN: EISSN-1529-8094
What Matters: Using Arts-Based Methods to Sculpt Preservice Teachers' Philosophical Beliefs
Groman, Jennifer L.
International Journal of Education & the Arts, v16 n2 Jan 2015
This article outlines an activity that uses sculpture with pre-service teachers to facilitate the creation and articulation of their educational philosophies. The author describes the purpose and added benefits of this activity. A short review of relevant literature embeds arts based practices in historical foundations as well as in a growing current research base that encompasses depth psychology and holistic learning. A description of the activity and prompt are provided and the article concludes with thoughts on the benefits of using the arts in pre-service teacher classrooms.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A