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This text describes successful ways in which English language learners have excelled in an arts-based methods program. Based on the workings of an award winning, and well-researched program called SUAVE (Socios Unidos para Artes Via Educación - United Community for Arts in Education), this text delves into all aspects of classroom practice, as well as the professional development practices that support students' learning through the arts-based methods. A perfect supplement for any ESL course, this text focuses on ongoing practice by demonstrating real examples from real classrooms through the voices of teachers, researchers, artists, administrators, and students
This is an inspiring and encouraging book for all teachers, not just those teaching ESL and/or elementary...This is an excellent asset for practicing teachers, student teachers, parents and administrators...This is the kind of book readers would not want to put down until they have reached the end.
Professor Karima Benremouga, University of Houston.
Teaching ESL through the Arts is an excellent manuscript and will make a wonderful contribution to the field.
Professor Sharon H. Ulanoff, California State University, Los Angeles
Merryl Goldberg is an Associate Professor of Visual and Performing Arts at California State University San Marcos. A professional saxophonist and recording artist who toured internationally for thirteen years with the Klezmer Conservatory Band, Goldberg has published widely on the importance of arts in education including Arts and Learning: An Integrated Approach to Teaching and Learning in Multicultural andMultilingual Settings (2nd ed.) (2001) Addison Wesley/Longman. She is the recipient of Spencer, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur, and Fulbright-Hays Foundations grants relating to her work with arts in the schools.
1. Arts Ain't Fluff, Merryl Goldberg.
2. The Professional Development Program: SUAVE, Merryl Goldberg.
3. Loving the Logistics: An Arts Administrator's Experience, Leah Goodwin.
4. Principal as Advocate, Leader, and Supporter, Lydia Vogt.
5. The Many Languages of Art, Eduardo Garcia.
6. Teacher Change in Professional Development: Impacting Teachers' Culture Through the Arts, Tom Bennett.
7. Forty Years of Teaching and We're Still Learners: A Practical Guide to Incorporating the Arts into the Curriculum, Karen Sleichter and Sherry Reid.
8. Experiencing Science Through the Arts, Victoria Jacobs, Merryl Goldberg, Tom Bennett.
9. Uncovering Artistic Identity While Learning to Teach Through the Arts, Victoria Jacobs, Merryl Goldberg, Tom Bennett.
10. The Mirrored Selves as Once Echoed by Duke Ellington: Practicing and Professional Development, Merryl Goldberg.
11. Artists in the Classroom: The Role of Resistance in Positive Change, Merryl Goldberg, Tom Bennett, Victoria Jacobs.