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Tataroglu, Eylem – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
Turkey's Ministry of National Education aims to identify and develop valuable characteristics to prepare the nation's young for their professional life as adults. The Ministry has been conducting an extensive and comprehensive review of the educational system since the beginning of 2000. Educational system was implemented in time for the 2012/2013…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Visual Arts, National Curriculum
Wei, Yiwen – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore the issue of social class in art education. As mentioned in my theoretical framework underlying this study, Bourdieu (1973/2000) used the term "cultural capital" as forms of knowledge, tastes, and practices to explain the relationship between knowledge and power in the field of education. I…
Descriptors: Social Class, Art Education, Cultural Capital, Visual Arts
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Steckel, Barbara; Shinas, Valerie Harlow; Van Vaerenewyck, Leah – Reading Teacher, 2015
The purpose of this article is to inform teachers about the ways technology can be integrated to add value to literacy instruction. Artistic technology-integrated literacy and disciplinary instruction in preK through grade 4 classrooms is described through the stories of five teachers who were identified as both strong teachers of literacy and…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, Elementary Education
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Brown, Sally – Democracy & Education, 2015
Transaction circles weave together elements of guided reading and literature circles in an open conversational structure that supports students as agentive learners. Discourse within these circles utilizing digital informational texts assist in the development of democratic practices even in a time when federal mandates limit curricula and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Aesthetics
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Blatt-Gross, Carolina – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2013
Because students spontaneously exhibit aesthetic and rhythmic acts in the classroom and human beings across the world have engaged in the arts for thousands of years, this study argues that artful behavior represents an inherent and significant human proclivity. Exploring the tension between the human predisposition and the physical and mental…
Descriptors: Art, Student Experience, Preschool Children, Elementary School Students
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Shem-Tov, Naphtaly – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 2011
Theatrical improvisation is a joyful, creative, and playful activity of discovery and a spontaneous process. It seems to be the opposite of teaching, which requires proper planning and advance thinking and seems a very "serious business" that deals with values and knowledge. Improvisation is shaped by flexibility and by transformative…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Theater Arts, Aesthetics, Teaching Methods
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Jenkins, Carol Brennan – Journal of Children's Literature, 2006
This article explores young readers' fascination with particular authors. It begins with a brief analysis of the contents of fifth graders' letters to their favorite authors. It then juxtaposes their range of responses with the varying perspectives that teachers typically adopt when designing an author study, advocating a model of author study…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Authors, Grade 5, Grade 3