Implementing Arts Integration Through Technology

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Session for Propel Powerful Practices Technology Fair on August 17th, 2009

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Implementing Arts Integration Through Technology

  1. 1. By Denise N. LaRosa
  2. 2. <ul><li>Ice Breaker and Introduction </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Where I Am From </li></ul><ul><li>What I Participated In </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer Work </li></ul><ul><li>Dance and Drama Teaching Career </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The use of the arts to enhance the study of academic disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>“ Arts” include but are not limited to visual art, dance, music (instrumental and vocal), and theater </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Academic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading and Language Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mathematical Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Basic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thinking Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivation to Learn </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Positive School Environment </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Dramatic play is a developmental precursor to reading and writing </li></ul><ul><li>Oral and print literacy is fostered by dramatic play </li></ul><ul><li>Combing reading and writing with play support children’s understandings of written language by allowing them to practice what they are capable of doing </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>There are links connecting how students read musical notes to how they are able to read and work through mathematical problems </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Simulates children’s active imaginations </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances problem-solving skills </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances critical-thinking skills </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Introduces and teaches different cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages group work and cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>Bridges language differences </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances self-confidence </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>A fun way to learn </li></ul><ul><li>All voices can be heard </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a learning experience that has real meaning for the students </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>School is working toward a common goal </li></ul><ul><li>Standardized test scores improve </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes teamwork and positive behaviors to accomplish tasks </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Provide positive 1 st experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Take an active role </li></ul><ul><li>Provide meaningful experiences/discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Create appropriate environment </li></ul><ul><li>Co-equal arts integrated learning </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze historic role </li></ul><ul><li>Translate popular culture </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate traits of an effective teacher </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>www.artsedge.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://artswork.asu.edu/arts/teachers/index.htm </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.getty.edu/education/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.pbs.org/teachers/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.arts4learning.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pbs.org/art21/ </li></ul>

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