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Teaching the Arts: Early Childhood and Primary Education offers a comprehensive and exciting introduction to Arts education in Australia and New Zealand. In this second edition, each chapter encourages readers to engage with the Arts and provides students with opportunities to develop their understanding and practical skills through reflective questions, examples and activities.
Updated content includes:
significant extensions to each chapter, reflecting the five art forms of dance, drama, media, music and visual art
additional practical activities
alignment with current research and theory
extended online resources, including PowerPoint slides for lecturers.
Teaching the Arts, Second Edition draws important links to the finalised Australian Curriculum: The Arts, the New Zealand Curriculum, the Early Years Learning Framework and Te Whariki, and includes substantial references to Indigenous histories and cultures, relationships with Asia and sustainability. Generously illustrated and supported by excellent online resources, Teaching the Arts, Second Edition is an indispensable resource for pre-service teachers.
Chapters are extended, with a focus on the five art forms of dance, drama, media, music and visual art
Includes additional practical activities, current research and theory
Draws important links to the finalised Australian Curriculum: the Arts, the New Zealand Curriculum, the Early Years Learning Framework and Te Whariki
Part I. Why: the Arts in Education and Society:
1. A vision for the Arts in education
2. Why the Arts are fundamental
3. The Arts and cross-curriculum priorities
Part II. What: the Arts Learning Areas:
4. Learning in dance
5. Learning in drama
6. Learning in media arts
7. Learning in music
8. Learning in visual arts
Part III. How: Embedding the Arts in Education:
9. Integration and general capabilities
11. Quality teaching
12. Quality Arts education and rich learning.
ISBN: 9781107433670 ISBN-10: 1107433673 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 392 Published: 4th May 2015 Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 24.89 x 17.78
Weight (kg): 0.93
Edition Number: 2 Edition Type: Revised