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Sullivan, Margaret – American Association of School Librarians, 2013
"Library Spaces for 21st-Century Learners: A Planning Guide for Creating New School Library Concepts" focuses on planning contemporary school library spaces with user-based design strategies. The book walks school librarians and administrators through the process of gathering information from students and other stakeholders involved in…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Educational Facilities Planning, Data Collection, Needs Assessment
Steinberg, Shirley R., Ed – Peter Lang New York, 2010
The second edition of "19 Urban Questions: Teaching in the City" adds new questions to those in the original volume. Continuing the developing conversation in urban education, the book is provocative in style and rich in detail. Emphasizing the complexity of urban education, Shirley R. Steinberg and the authors ask direct questions about what…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Urban Teaching, Critical Theory, Dropouts
Kincheloe, Joe L., Ed.; Hayes, Kecia, Ed.; Rose, Karel, Ed.; Anderson, Philip M., Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2007
Maintaining that urban teaching and learning is characterized by many contradictions, this book proposes that there is a wide range of social, cultural, psychological, and pedagogical knowledge urban educators must possess in order to engage in effective and transformative practice. It is necessary for those teaching in urban schools to be…
Descriptors: Urban Teaching, Urban Schools, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Urban Education
Virginia Department of Education, 2006
The Theatre Arts Standards of Learning identify the essential content and skills required in the theatre arts curriculum for the middle school and core high school courses in Virginia's public schools. The standards are designed to be cumulative and progress in complexity by course from the middle school through the secondary level. Throughout…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Theater Arts, Course Content, Methods
Berghoff, Beth; Borgmann, Cindy Bixler; Parr, N. Carlotta – National Art Education Association, 2005
This book explores how the arts, with their focus on aesthetic ways of knowing, impact the learning of our college students. Chapter 1, "Jamie: A Learner Profile," profiles the learning of Jamie, an elementary art teacher who was a student in a 2-week summer courses. The book starts with this profile to metaphorically prime the pump with images,…
Descriptors: Art Education, Teacher Education, Profiles, College Students
Moses, Lisa F.; Aldridge, Jerry; Cellitti, Anarella; McCorquodale, Gwenyth – 2003
Noting that children in every corner of the planet are affected by war or the threat of war, this booklet for parents and early childhood educators provides an introduction to children's fears concerning armed conflict and terrorist attacks and offers strategies for helping children work through their fears. The chapters are as follows: (1)…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Affective Behavior, Age, Bibliotherapy
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Stroupe, Craig – Computers and Composition, 2003
Enacts a dialogue between the author's experience as a full-time, online course designer and his background in composition and English studies. Proposes and theorizes a more conscious and extensive use of a compositional or third voice in online classes. Argues that teaching and learning in online classes need to be recognized and articulated as…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Computer Mediated Communication, Curriculum Design, Distance Education
Geller, Jospeh – School Construction News, 2002
Discusses how unity within an eclectic campus scheme can be created with thoughtful landscaping and site master planning. Discusses the benefits of a unified campus and the use of a landscape architect. (EV)
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Campus Planning, Higher Education, Landscaping
Greenman, Jim – 1988
This book is intended as a resource for those who create, adapt, and cope with settings for young children. It focuses particularly on all-day child care settings. Part 1, "Understanding Children's Settings," explores the power of the environment, or the "landscape" of children's lives--the array of settings they inhabit--and analyzes the…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Child Care Centers, Children, Design Preferences
Colorado Alliance for Arts Education, Denver. – 1994
This workbook is a guide to establishing formal partnerships between school district arts supporters and community arts organizations for the benefit of arts education. The workbook consists of nine sequential sections, each containing a series of questionnaires and essays designed to aid readers in creating collaborations to benefit arts…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art, Art Education, Community Cooperation
Donohue, Keith, Ed. – 1997
This booklet provides parents with practical ways to introduce their children to the arts with the continuous message to encourage children to imagine. This book revises and updates the earlier publication "Three Rs for the '90s." Following the foreword by Robert Coles and an introduction by Jane Alexander, the chapters include: (1) "Dance and…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Architecture, Art, Art Education
Foster-Harrison, Elizabeth S.; Adams-Bullock, Ann – 1998
This booklet presents suggestions for teachers, administrators, and parents about how to make a school better by improving the physical environment. Information comes from a study that analyzed environmental features which helped make a difference to students, teachers, and parents. During 1995-1997, two researchers examined classroom environments…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Classroom Environment, Classroom Furniture, Elementary Education
Benton, Michael – 1994
This paper is divided into two parts. The first part, "Speaking Pictures and Visual Poems," briefly considers the origin of the term "sister arts." Discussed are the three main features of the historical relationship between painting and literature in the 18th and 19th centuries in Britain and draws out their educational implications. Part 2,…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art, Foreign Countries, Humanities
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Garmston, Robert J. – Journal of Staff Development, 1996
Explores various tools that presenters utilize to set the stage for their presentations and enhance audience retention, focusing on similarities to successful theatrical presentations. The four tools include setting the stage prior to the program, using the set effectively, selecting and placing props carefully, and considering oneself the…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Audience Response, Audiovisual Aids, Elementary Secondary Education
Herberholz, Donald; Herberholz, Barbara – 1994
This text is designed for use by college and university students who plan to teach art to children. After an introduction that briefly explains the four components of discipline-based art education, the text is organized in six chapters. (1) "Artists and the Images They Make" introduces students to ideas about how several specific…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art Activities, Art Criticism, Art Education
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