Using the Visual Arts for Cross-curricular Teaching and Learning: Imaginative ideas for the primary school

Using the Visual Arts for Cross-curricular Teaching and Learning: Imaginative ideas for the primary school

by Karen Hosack Janes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415508254
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/17/2013
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Karen Hosack Janes is a visiting lecturer in Education at the University of Northampton, and Associate Consultant for Chris Quigley Education Ltd, Newcastle, UK. Karen was previously Head of Schools at the National Gallery, London, UK, where she led a range of projects including the nationwide Take One Picture scheme. She was previously a teacher and Head of Art and Design in schools. She has written a number of books on art for children.

Table of Contents

Part 1 - Introduction 1. Integrating the visual arts across the curriculum 2. The visual arts as a stimulus for cross-curricular teaching and learning Part 2 – The visual arts as a central stimulus across areas of learning 3. Art and literacy 4. Using a single painting as a starting point for cross-curricular learning in a range of subjects 5. Keeping it local: Discovering art resources in your region Part 3 - Getting a project started 6. Selecting a work of art and resourcing 7. Getting others involved in shaping a project 8. Ensuring educational purpose 9. Conclusion

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