The Arts in Children's Lives: Context, Culture, and Curriculum / Edition 1by Liora Bresler
Seventeen authors, whose work represents the best of contemporary research and theory on a constellation of issues concerning the role of the arts in children's lives and learning, address critical issues of development, context, and curriculum from perspectives informed by work with children in formal and informal settings. This anthology draws on various cultural… See more details below
Seventeen authors, whose work represents the best of contemporary research and theory on a constellation of issues concerning the role of the arts in children's lives and learning, address critical issues of development, context, and curriculum from perspectives informed by work with children in formal and informal settings. This anthology draws on various cultural and institutional context and traditional and contemporary practices from different parts of the world.
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Table of Contents
Foreword; L. Chapman. Prelude; C. Thompson, L. Bresler.
I: Context Interlude; L. Bresler, C. Thompson.
1. Children's contextual art knowledge: Local and school art context comparisons; K.A. Hamblen. 2. What's to be learned? Comments on teaching music in the world and teaching world music at home; B. Nettl. 3. Becoming Japanese: Manga, children's drawings, and the construction of national character; B. Wilson. 4. The musical cultures of children; P.S. Campbell. 5. Playing the music: Comparing children's song and dance in Namibian education; M. Mans.
II: Development Interlude; C. Thompson, L. Bresler.
6. We begin as poets: Conceptual tools and the arts in early childhood; K. Egan, M. Ling. 7. Constructing an artistic self: A cultural perspective; D.J. Walsh. 8. Early childhood musical development; G. Welch. 9. Drawing together: Peer influence in preschool-kindergarten art classes; C. Thompson. 10. Fictional worlds and the real world in early childhood drama education; S. Schonmann.
III: Curriculum Interlude; L. Bresler, C. Thompson.
11. What we teach is who we are: The stories of our lives; S.W. Stinson. 12. School art as a hybrid genre: Institutional contexts for art curriculum; L. Bresler. 13. Early childhood literacy education, wakefulness, and the arts; D.K. Thompson. 14. Pleasure, creativity, and the carnivalesque in children's video production; D.J. Grace, J. Tobin. 15. Music technology and young children; P. Webster. Afterwords; W. Ayers.
List of Contributors. Index.
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