Gelineau (Southern Connecticut State University) describes a rationale, based on recent research and educators' experiences, for integrating the arts into the elementary curriculum, and provides basic background, strategies, and activities for weaving the arts into content areas, along with lists of materials, directions, musical notations, and short plays, as well as lists of national standards. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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About 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.
Table of Contents
Part I: THE POWER OF THE ARTS. 1. Arts in Education. 2. Exploring Creativity. Part II: THE ART FORMS. 3. Art. 4. Music. 5. Drama. 6. Dance. Part III: INTEGRATING THE ARTS. 7. Making Connections. Appendix A: Multiple Intelligences Survey. Appendix B: Summary of Musical Symbols.