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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 40 new and published books in the subject of Arts — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Teaching Art to Young Children

    3rd Edition

    By Rob Barnes

    How can teachers develop best practice in art teaching? This fully updated third edition of Rob Barnes’ classic text blends practical ideas with sound principles of art education. Teachers and student teachers will find a range of ideas and tried and tested classroom examples; whilst for those...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Performing Kamishibai

    An Emerging New Literacy for a Global Audience

    By Tara McGowan

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Kamishibai (paper-theater), a Japanese picture-storytelling medium, is gaining global interest as we move from a text-based culture to one that emphasizes multiple semiotic systems and performance. This is the first volume to explore the potential of kamishibai as a dynamic "new" interactive medium...

    Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Play and Creativity in Art Teaching

    By George Szekely

    In Play and Creativity in Art Teaching, esteemed art educator George Szekely draws on his two classic volumes, Encouraging Creativity in Art Lessons and From Play to Art, to create a new book for new times. The central premise is that art teachers are not only a source of knowledge about art but...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Teaching Religious Education Creatively

    Edited by Sally Elton-Chalcraft

    Series: Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series

    Teaching Religious Education Creatively offers a brand new approach for the primary classroom and is crammed full of innovative ideas for bringing the teaching of RE to life. It helps teachers understand what constitutes a healthy curriculum that will encourage children to appreciate and understand...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge International Handbook of the Arts and Education

    Edited by Mike Fleming, Liora Bresler, John O'Toole

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks of Education

    This International Handbook brings together leading writers on Arts in Education to provide a much-needed, authoritative guide to the main debates in the field and an informed account of contemporary developments in policy and practice. Providing a detailed overview of key concepts and practical...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Arts-based and Contemplative Practices in Research and Teaching

    Honoring Presence

    Edited by Susan Walsh, Barbara Bickel, Carl Leggo

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume presents a scholarly investigation of the ways educators engage in artistic and contemplative practices – and why this matters in education. Arts-based learning and inquiry can function as a powerful catalyst for change by allowing spiritual practices to be present within educational...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Learning to Teach Art and Design in the Secondary School

    A companion to school experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Addison, Lesley Burgess

    Series: Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series

    Learning to Teach Art and Design in the Secondary School is established as the key text for all those preparing to become art and design teachers in the secondary school. It explores a range of approaches to teaching and learning and provides a conceptual and practical framework for understanding...

    Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Spiritual Art and Art Education

    By Janis Lander

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    This book is a study of contemporary spirituality as it is practiced in the world today, characterized by its secular and inclusive nature, and applied to art and art education. It identifies the issues facing a formal introduction of contemporary spiritual concepts into a secular and multicultural...

    Published December 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Authentic Learning Experiences

    A Real-World Approach to Project-Based Learning

    By Dayna Laur

    Learn how to implement a real-world approach to project-based learning. Authentic learning experiences are created around genuine, outside audiences and meaningful purposes. They meet the Common Core, engage students in critical thinking and 21st Century learning, teach important skills such as...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Culturally Relevant Arts Education for Social Justice

    A Way Out of No Way

    Edited by Mary Stone Hanley, Gilda L Sheppard, George W. Noblit, Thomas Barone

    A groundswell of interest has led to significant advances in understanding and using Culturally Responsive Arts Education to promote social justice and education. This landmark volume provides a theoretical orientation to these endeavors. Examining a range of efforts across different forms of art,...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge