Ready-to-use activities tied to content and standards help educators create arts-rich schools that welcome families and community members, promote diversity, and engage parents in their children's education.
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About the Author
Michael E. Sikes is an author and independent consultant. He has previously been an evaluator at the Center for Creative Leadership, Senior Associate at the Council of Chief State School Officers, and adjunct faculty member at Antioch University Santa Barbara. He has planned and evaluated numerous programs, both in K-12 and nonformal contexts. He is co-author of The Appreciative Inquiry: A Guide to International Cultural Exchange and Focusing the Light: The Art and Practice of Planning. Sikes received his doctorate degree in education from Florida State University.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Richard DeasyPrefaceAcknowledgmentsAbout the Author1. Introduction: How the Arts Bring Parents Into Schools2. The Arts, Parent Involvement, and Student Achievement: A Winning Equation3. Developing a Visual Arts Program4. Developing a Theater Program5. Developing a Dance Program6. Developing a Music Program7. Developing a Literary Arts Program8. Developing a Folk and Traditional Arts Program9. Tapping Community Resources10. Designing Spaces for Parent Involvement and Adult Education11. Developing a Schoolwide Parent Involvement Plan12. Evaluating Your Arts ProgramBibliographyIndex