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Hanson, Michael Hanchett; Herz, Rebecca Shulman – Art Education, 2011
Art and creativity are closely linked in the minds of most people. When asked to explain why art should be part of the school curriculum, respondents commonly answer that art provides an opportunity for students to be creative and express themselves. As professionals who have worked with art education for years, the authors suggest a different…
Descriptors: Creativity, Art Education, Teaching Methods, Creative Development
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Rolling, James Haywood, Jr. – Art Education, 2010
Given current developments in contemporary art, learning theory and art education, Julia Marshall declares the timeliness for substantively new "ideas and models for art education." Clearly, the story of art education practice is ever evolving and has historically given place to new tellings. On the surface, relating professional…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Research, Teaching Methods, Inquiry
Bernstein, Marc F.; Troisi, Thomas J.; Pompilio, Joseph P. – School Administrator, 2009
The goal of every school district is to help students succeed academically and personally. But does every district leverage its most valuable resource, its teachers, to meet that goal? At the Valley Stream Central High School District in Nassau County, New York, these authors know how important teacher commitment is to student success, so they…
Descriptors: School Districts, Academic Achievement, Principals, Computers
US Environmental Protection Agency, 2008
Designed as a "Participant's Manual" to be used as part of a "Chemical and Mercury Management in Schools Training," this document focuses on the policies and programs needed at the school and district level for safe and sustainable chemical and mercury management practices. This document is designed primarily for school…
Descriptors: Accidents, Guides, Hazardous Materials, Risk
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Benter, Doris J. – SchoolArts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2008
At Portledge School in Locust Valley, New York, ninth graders in their upper school study art history for one semester. The visual arts department has created a vigorous new syllabus culminating in an hour-long mock art auction. The department selects several art movements (e.g., Post-Impressionism, Cubism, Abstract Expressionism, Social Realism,…
Descriptors: Art History, Art Education, Group Activities, Student Projects
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Hochtritt, Lisa – Teaching Artist Journal, 2007
When people think of a person "working the corners," a G-rated image does not generally come to mind. Yet that is precisely what the author, posing as "June Cleavage," did in New York City one dreary morning: she facilitated a meeting of strangers through the creation of a character and an approachable situation. June, with her…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Audience Participation, Interaction
Filor, Anna May, Comp. – 1992
This monograph, developed to enrich the literature on multiculturalism, includes 25 articles on the subject. The articles are: (1) "Multiculturalism and an Assessment of Its Critics: Key to an Understanding and Acceptance" (A. J. Williams-Myers); (2) "The New Demographics" (Charles G. Treadwell); (3) "'Multiple…
Descriptors: Art Education, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), History Instruction
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Ryder, Willet – Art Education, 1994
Describes a cooperative program between York College (CUNY) and Public School 95Q in Jamaica, New York. Discusses how the preservice teachers work with elementary students in art, music, and reading instruction. Asserts that the program stimulate real-world readiness for the future teacher. (CFR)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Teachers, College School Cooperation, Curriculum Development