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Arts Presentation

  1. 1. Creativity and the Arts in Education
  2. 2. What is meant by creativity in the arts? <ul><li>Such a broad and interpretative term. </li></ul><ul><li>There can be many definitions as there are so many different forms of art and creativity. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What types of activities does this involve? <ul><li>Visual Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic/3D Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Dance and Movement </li></ul><ul><li>Theatre and Drama </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul>
  4. 4. How do kids learn? <ul><li>Multi-literacies - Many ways of learning </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone is different </li></ul><ul><li>Arts allows for a different medium of learning </li></ul>
  5. 5. What motivates kids to learn?
  6. 6. What can kids learn in the arts <ul><li>Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Numeracy </li></ul><ul><li>Social Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Awareness </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why are the arts important to learning? <ul><li>Creativity and the Arts add the element of fun to learning </li></ul><ul><li>Studies have shown the use of the arts in curriculum can increase other skills such as numeracy and literacy </li></ul>
  8. 8. Higher Order Thinking <ul><li>When we play and are creative we are using Higher Order Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>This Develops many skills that can be used in all areas of learning </li></ul><ul><li>These skills are not automatically learnt </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Role of Arts in Learning and Development <ul><li>Higher Order Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Imagination </li></ul><ul><li>Social Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Self-esteem </li></ul><ul><li>Confidence </li></ul>
  10. 10. Importance of Social Skills <ul><li>Mixing with people of different cultures helps kids to develop. </li></ul><ul><li>Helps build friendships amongst the class </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Role of the Arts in the Curriculum <ul><li>Arts based subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Music, Dance, Visual Art </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the skills formed in these subjects can be carried over to other subjects </li></ul>
  12. 12. The Role of Arts in the Classroom <ul><li>A link between fun and learning </li></ul><ul><li>A way for students to interact with each other </li></ul><ul><li>As a way to allow for multi-literacies </li></ul>
  13. 13. How should teachers approach the arts? <ul><li>Open Environment </li></ul><ul><li>In use with other subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Needs to have more importance in the curriculum </li></ul>
  14. 14. More importance for Arts <ul><li>The Arts needs a bigger emphasis in the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Viewed as second best </li></ul><ul><li>Not in NAPLAN </li></ul>
  15. 15. How should parents and caretakers approach the arts <ul><li>Play arts games at home </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Learn through play </li></ul>
  16. 16. Learn through play <ul><li>A way that children discover and learn in their own setting </li></ul>
  17. 17. Examples of Games and Activities <ul><li>Roll over game </li></ul><ul><li>Singing the alphabet </li></ul><ul><li>Role play </li></ul>
  18. 18. Thank You
  19. 19. Music Pete Murray - Tonic Blink 182 - Fallen Interlude Yellowcard - One Year Six Months Pete Murray - Time

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