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The author has used a performative drawing form to meet the new National Curriculum of Kindergarten Teacher Education, but mostly in order to disclose the importance of a creative process while drawing. The results show how students expanded their understanding of what a drawings session can be, and that this encourage them to new creative praxis in their kindergarten.
Updated: Jun. 01, 2017
Throughout the school year, the author invited all 14 children in a Grade Two/Three learning strategies classroom to participate in a visual narrative inquiry. The intention was to explore children’s knowledge of community in artful ways, and through this to more deeply attend to the children’s thoughts of community. The use of visual narrative inquiry within a classroom opened up the possibility for a deeper understanding of the children’s understanding of community, and the possibility to challenge the mandated curriculum, as well as to change classroom practices.
Updated: Jun. 20, 2012
The Storytelling Project Model: A Theoretical Framework for Critical Examination of Racism Through the Arts
The authors describe the collaborative theory-building process. This process is used by a diverse creative team of academics, artists, teachers, and undergraduate students to develop a model to teach about race and racism through storytelling and the arts.
Updated: Jun. 13, 2010
The Art and Science of Educational Inquiry: Analysis of Performance-Based Focus Groups with Novice Bilingual Teachers
For over two decades, the boundaries between the social sciences and the humanities have become blurred. This paper focuses on explicit arts-based approaches that the authors employed in a 3-year teacher education study of professional conflicts experienced by novice bilingual teachers. Authors describe how they used the arts and to what end, addressing questions of artistic processes, expertise, and research validity.This study illuminated the range of experiences and emotions involved in novice bilingual teachers’ professional lives, signaling the value and validity of research that is both artistic and scientific.
Updated: Mar. 18, 2009
'A New Way of Looking?' Reflections Upon One Teacher's Experience of Supporting Learners Using Handheld Computers
This article explores the experiences of students who used interactive learning material on handheld computers in a gallery to support their understanding and appreciation of artwork. The article considers the wider implications of using technology to change relationships between teacher, learners and subject matter, and attempts to offer positive and pragmatic recommendations about the implementation of new technology into established educational contexts.
Updated: Dec. 14, 2008
Working towards balance: Arts integration in pre-service teacher education in an era of standardization
The article describes the promises and pitfalls of three orientation to arts integration: making, analyzing, and balancing. While few preservice teachers create a balanced curriculum even fewer implement such lessons as student teachers. Authors recommend that teacher educators need to identify fieldwork placement supporting arts integration, and steps to be nurtured by continuing professional development.
Updated: Mar. 31, 2008
A view of science education is presented from the perspective of art and aesthetics. The authors present a pedagogical model focused on fostering transformative aesthetic experiences, involving methods of crafting ideas out of concepts and methods of modeling and scaffolding transformative aesthetic experiences.
Updated: Jan. 28, 2008