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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 33 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. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Arts and Emergent Bilingual Youth

    Building Culturally Responsive, Critical and Creative Education in School and Community Contexts

    By Sharon Verner Chappell, Christian J. Faltis

    The Arts and Emergent Bilingual Youth offers a critical sociopolitical perspective on working with emerging bilingual youth at the intersection of the arts and language learning. Utilizing research from both arts and language education to explore the ways they work in tandem to contribute to...

    Published April 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Curricular Conversations

    Play is the (Missing) Thing

    By Margaret Macintyre Latta

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    The central theme of Curricular Conversations is this: Play is the thing that brings aesthetic curricular complications near educators and their students, making the lived consequences very vivid, tangible, and possible. Viewing curriculum as genuine inquiry into what is worth knowing, rather than...

    Published October 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Debates in Art and Design Education

    Edited by Nicholas Addison, Lesley Burgess

    Series: Debates in Subject Teaching

    Debates in Art and Design Education encourages student and practising teachers to engage with contemporary issues and developments in learning and teaching. It introduces key issues, concepts and tensions in order to help art educators develop a critical approach to their practice in response to...

    Published August 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Arts in Education

    An introduction to aesthetics, theory and pedagogy

    By Mike Fleming

    Do the arts improve academic achievement? What does it mean to ‘teach’ art? What should the balance of classic and pop be in the music curriculum? Should we encourage young children on the stage? How do we judge whether what a child produces is good? How do we justify the arts in the curriculum?...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Art and Social Justice Education

    Culture as Commons

    Edited by Therese M. Quinn, John Ploof, Lisa J. Hochtritt

    Art and Social Justice Education offers inspiration and tools for educators to craft critical, meaningful, and transformative arts education curriculum and arts integration projects. The images, descriptive texts, essays, and resources are grounded within a clear social justice framework...

    Published December 18th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Art Teaching

    Elementary through Middle School

    By George Szekely, Julie Alsip Bucknam

    Art Teaching speaks to a new generation of art teachers in a changing society and fresh art world. Comprehensive and up-to-date, it presents fundamental theories, principles, creative approaches, and resources for art teaching in elementary through middle-school. Key sections focus on how children...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Rethinking Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education

    2nd Edition

    By New Museum

    For over a decade, Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education has served as the guide to multicultural art education, connecting everyday experience, social critique, and creative expression with classroom learning. The much-anticipated Rethinking Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge