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Bonbright, Jane; McGreevy-Nichols, Susan – Arts Education Policy Review, 2012
The field of dance arts education in the United States is in an entirely different place today than it was at the turn of the century. Much of this change is due to a convergence of events that involved: federal and state legislation, policy, and funding that supported dance in arts education; a forty-year transition of dance out of departments of…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Educational Development, Educational History, National Organizations
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Mansour, Marianne; Martin, Andrew J.; Anderson, Michael; Gibson, Robyn; Liem, Gregory A. D.; Sudmalis, David – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
This longitudinal study examines the relationship between young people's creative and performing arts participation (e.g., in dance, drama, film, music, visual arts) and their arts self-concept. Drawing on the positive youth development (PYD) framework and the reciprocal effects model (REM) of self-concept, a cross-lagged panel design is…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Creative Activities, Self Concept, Longitudinal Studies
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Hartle, Lynn C.; Pinciotti, Patricia; Gorton, Rebecca L. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2015
Teaching to meet the diverse learning needs of twenty-first century, global learners can be challenging, yet a growing body of research points to the proved successes of arts-infused and integrated curricula, especially for building capacity for learning and motivation. This article presents the ArtsIN: Arts Integration and Infusion framework, a…
Descriptors: Art Education, Discipline Based Art Education, Integrated Curriculum, Capacity Building
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Fox, Ann; Currie, Vanessa; Brennan, Elizabeth – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2018
Arts Health Antigonish! (AHA!) is a not-for-profit community organization whose mandate is to foster creative expression for community health and well-being (www. artshealthantigonish.org). Over a four-year period, AHA! programs have engaged approximately 20 local artists and over 2,000 community members through poetry, visual arts, dance and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Health, Well Being
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Snook, Barbara; Buck, Ralph – Journal of Dance Education, 2014
New Zealand primary school teachers have access to a comprehensive arts curriculum that includes dance, drama, music, and visual arts. This research focused on several teachers' reality of implementing the dance curriculum in New Zealand primary schools, drawing on Snook's (2012) study in this field. Our research valued the voices of teachers,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Dance Education, Art Education
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Falk, Diane S.; Pettet, Kristen; Mpagi, Charles – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
In this paper, children attending a U.S.-sponsored private primary school serving orphaned and vulnerable children in Uganda were interviewed in focus groups about their participation in a peer-to-peer health education program in which they used music, dance, poetry, art, and drama to convey health information. The children reported enhanced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peer Teaching, Elementary School Students, At Risk Persons
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Koralek, Derry – Young Children, 2010
This article presents an interview with Mimi Brodsky Chenfeld, a longtime early childhood teacher, author, teacher educator, and advocate for integrating the arts with every aspect of the curriculum. In this interview, Chenfeld shares her thoughts about the performing arts: music, dance, and theater. She explains why it is important for young…
Descriptors: Music, Young Children, Theaters, Teacher Educators
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Moss, Taylor E.; Benus, Matthew J.; Tucker, Elizabeth A. – SAGE Open, 2018
Arts integration in school-based curriculum has been an area of interest in the United States since formal schooling began in the 1800s. Arts integration uses art forms such as, visual arts, music, drama, or dance with a language arts, math, science, and/or social studies curriculum. This article examines nine studies that assessed the effects of…
Descriptors: Urban Education, Academic Achievement, Art Education, Integrated Curriculum
Gladding, Samuel T. – American Counseling Association, 2016
This latest edition of "The Creative Arts in Counseling" is a powerful, evidence-based examination of how creative expression can be used in counseling with clients of various ages and backgrounds. It explores the clinical application of all of the major creative arts, including music, dance/movement, imagery, visual arts,…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Art Activities, Art Education, Counseling Services
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Van Dyke, Jan – Journal of Dance Education, 2012
This article revisits ideas put forward at the beginning of an academic career and discusses the ways in which time and experience within academe has shifted the author's perspective. Specifically, focusing on the balance of artistic thinking with the widely perceived need to justify the arts in higher education, the author explores questions…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Dance, Higher Education, Liberal Arts
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Harris, Kelly Lynne – Parenting for High Potential, 2017
The arts had a definite place in ancient Greek education and played an important part in children's physical, emotional, social, and intellectual growth. Education was based on the development of the whole person. Gymnastics, drawing, music, and poetry were used to increase physical strength, moral character, and a sense of the aesthetic. Music,…
Descriptors: History, Art Education, Parent Role, Academically Gifted
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Henneman, Suzanne E. – Journal of Dance Education, 2013
The role of administering K-12 dance education programs is both exciting and invigorating. Being part of the decision-making process, problem solving with teams of colleagues, establishing routines and initiatives, creating "something from nothing," and watching programs grow is appealing to dance teachers as creative and critical…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Dance Education, Program Administration, Program Development
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Jacobs, Adam – Afterschool Matters, 2019
Kids Creative is a New York City nonprofit that runs afterschool and summer programs with over 1,000 youth each year. The programs they run use this creativity-oriented process to produce original musicals, works of art, videos, dances, and more. When Kids Creative received grant funding, they were able to include more youth and add homework help,…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Summer Programs, Creative Activities, Youth Programs
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Nguyen, Jacqueline; Ferguson, Gail M. – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2019
Southeast Asian American (SEAA) adolescents and emerging adults navigate a multicultural, global world by utilizing cultural variability to play up and play down three cultural identities: their Asian/Asian American heritage culture, the White dominant culture in which they live, and a hip hop cultural identity. The latter is a unique cultural…
Descriptors: Music, Role, Self Concept, Asian Americans
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Leandro, Cristina Rebelo; Monteiro, Elisabete; Melo, Filipe – Research in Dance Education, 2018
This study is integrated in the field of Dance in Education, focusing on the instrumentalist aspect of art. We focused on creative dance as a catalyst to learn Mathematics' contents. This interdisciplinary work can enhance the learning, as far as the understanding of Mathematics' concepts is achieved through the body and revealed by expressive and…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Dance Education, Mathematics Education, Mathematical Concepts
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