This book is designed to assist pre-service and in-service classroom teachers in weaving music, visual arts, drama, and movement into the elementary/middle school curriculum in order to stimulate the learning process, enrich other subject areas, and provide opportunities for creative expression and self-fulfillment. By providing the basic tools and activities that teachers will need, Gelineau helps teachers gains confidence in using the arts in the their elementary classrooms. The content of the book is informed by the National Standards for the Arts.
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Meet the Author
Phyllis Gelineau is a gifted teacher-educator and a successful author in music education. She is the author of EXPERIENCES IN MUSIC, Third Edition (Prentice Hall), and two other music textbooks. She has been awarded U.S. Office of Education and State of Connecticut grants for various projects, including interdisciplinary arts education, using the arts as therapeutic tools, and improving multi-cultural understanding through the arts.
Introduction. Part I: THE POWER OF THE ARTS. Chapter 1: Arts in Education. Chapter 2: Exploring Creativity. Part II: THE ART FORMS. Chapter 3: Art. Chapter 4: Music. Chapter 5: Drama. Chapter 6: Dance. Part III: INTEGRATING THE ARTS. Chapter 7: Making Connections. Appendix A: Multiple Intelligences Survey. Appendix B: Summary of Musical Symbols.