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Arts Integration in Education

Teachers and Teaching Artists as Agents of Change

Arts Integration in Education is an insightful, even inspiring investigation into the enormous possibilities for change that are offered by the application of arts integration in education. Presenting research from a range of settings, from preschool to university, and featuring contributions from scholars and theorists, educational psychologists, teachers, and teaching artists, the book offers a comprehensive exploration and varying perspectives on theory, impact, and practices for arts-based training and arts-integrated instruction across the curriculum.

506 pages | 52 halftones, 3 tables | 7 x 9 | © 2016

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Teachers First
Yvonne Pelletier Lewis and Gail Humphries Mardirosian, Ph.D.

Section I: Theory: Foundations of Arts Integration and Teacher Training
Reflection: Cognitive and Affective Frameworks for Arts-Based Teaching and Teacher Change
Gail Humphries Mardirosian, Ph.D.

Chapter 1: Cognition, Knowledge Construction, and Motivation to Learn: Models and Theories
Lynn H. Fox, Ph.D.

Chapter 2: Creativity, Collaboration, and Integration: The Ideas of Howard Gardner for Education in the Arts
Anne Fletcher, Ph.D. and Seymour Simmons, III, Ed.D.

Chapter 3: Emotional Aspects of the Theoretical Dimensions of Arts
Nancy Thorndike Greenspan and Jacob C. Greenspan

Chapter 4: School Reform with a Brain: The Neuropsychological Foundations for Arts Integration
William R. Stixrud, Ph.D. and Bruce A. Marlowe, Ph.D.

Section II: Impact: Training Teachers and Teaching Artists in Arts Integration
Reflection: Transform the Teacher, Transform Teaching
Yvonne Pelletier Lewis

Chapter 5: The Imagination Quest (IQ) Way of Teaching and Learning
Gail Humphries Mardirosian, Ph.D.

Chapter 6: The Passion and Purpose of the Teaching Artist: A Connective and Transformative Power
David Markey

Chapter 7: Prepare the Teacher, Prepare the Student: Arts-Based Pre-Service Teacher Training
Raina Ames

Chapter 8: Drama and Action Techniques in University Teaching
Sally Bailey

Chapter 9: The Use of Drama in Teacher Training: A Czech Perspective
Hana Kasíková, Ph.D.

Chapter 10: Culture Clashes and Arts Integration at the University
Martha Harrison, Ph.D.

Chapter 11: Training Teachers in the Classics: Shakespeare in Action in the Classroom
Lucretia M. Anderson

Chapter 12: Training Teachers in Science Through Theater: How Did They Do That?
Willa J. Taylor

Chapter 13: Embracing the Energy of the Early Years: Training to Teach Through Theater
Bethany Lynn Corey

Chapter 14: Transformative Education Processes: Difficult Dialogues and Global Citizenry
Karen Berman, Ph.D.

Section III: Practice: Arts Integration in the Classroom, the School, the Community
Reflection: Systematic Activation of Change: From Teacher to School to Community
Gail Humphries Mardirosian, Ph.D.

Chapter 15: Arts Integration for School Change
Tanya Thomas

Chapter 16: Reenergizing School and Community Through the Arts: The Little School That Could 
Patrick N. Pope and Carol Foster

Chapter 17: Engagement in Learning: Inclusive Arts Integration Interventions
Alida Anderson, Ph.D.

Chapter 18: Engaging Students in Learning Through Theater Skills and Strategies
Marjorie Gaines

Chapter 19: Dancing with the Brain: Brain-Compatible Dance Education in University-Level Teaching and Community Outreach Programs
Susan Taylor Lennon

Chapter 20: A Story Impact in Pedagogy: Why New Orleans Matters
Topher Kandik

Chapter 21: Tell Me Your Story and I’ll Tell you Mine: Transformation Through Writing and Performance
Caleen Sinette Jennings

Chapter 22: Personal Stories as Motivators: The Playback Theatre Experience
Tim Reagan, Ph.D.

Chapter 23: Science Learning Through Arts-Based Instruction
Leslie J. McRobie

Chapter 24: The Bilingual Classroom: Teaching Through Verbal and Physical Language
Elena Velasco

Chapter 25: Arts Education: Systemic Change and Sustainability
Kathi R. Levin

Conclusion: Looking Forward: Infinite Possibilities for Teaching and Learning 
Yvonne Pelletier Lewis


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