Engaging Classrooms and Communities Through Art

Engaging Classrooms and Communities Through Art


  • Release: 2009
  • Publisher: Rowman Altamira
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 188 page
  • ISBN: 0759110670
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At the same time that arts funding and programming in schools are declining, exciting community-based art programs have successfully been able to build community, foster change, and enrich children's lives. Engaging Classrooms and Communities through Art provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to the design and implementation of community-based art programs for educators, community leaders, and artists. The book combines case studies with diverse groups across the country that are using different media - including mural arts, dance, and video - with an informed introduction to the theory and history of community-based art. It is a perfect handbook for those looking to transform their communities through art.

Dance Teaching Methods and Curriculum Design

Dance Teaching Methods and Curriculum Design


  • Release: 2020-10-22
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 464 page
  • ISBN: 9781492572398
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Dance Teaching Methods and Curriculum Design, Second Edition, presents a comprehensive model that prepares students to teach dance in school and community settings. It offers 14 dance units and many tools to help students learn to design lesson plans and units and create their own dance portfolio

Learning about Language Assessment

Learning about Language Assessment


  • Release: 1998
  • Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 258 page
  • ISBN: UOM:39015040330345
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1. Assessment As Information Gathering 2. Analyzing Tests 3. Conflicting Purposes of Assessment 4. The Role of Background Knowledge in the Assessment 5. A Cloze-knit Family 6. Another Dilemma 7. Some Useful Statistical Tools 8. The Correlation Family 9. Multiple-choice Tests and Item Analyses 10. Measuring Meaning 11. Eliciting Speech Samples in Role Plays 12. Three Approaches to Scoring Writing Samples 13. Alternative Assessments 14. Self-assessment in Language Learning.