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Teaching the Arts

Teaching the Arts
Early Childhood and Primary Education

3rd Edition

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  • Publication planned for: September 2019
  • availability: Not yet published - available from September 2019
  • format: Print/online bundle
  • isbn: 9781108552363

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  • Teaching the Arts: Early Childhood and Primary Education foregrounds the importance of arts education to children's development and learning while connecting each arts area to the Australian Curriculum. The third edition provides comprehensive coverage and an exciting introduction to arts education in Australia, with updated content and new, interactive features. The book covers the key areas of dance, drama, media arts, music and visual arts, full of teacher tips, spotlights on arts education, and downloadable lesson plans. This new edition includes interactive eBook content such as interactive questions and answers throughout each chapter, example videos of arts activities accompanying lesson plans and teacher tips, and weblinks to further content to support students in their learning This book is a vital resource for all pre-service early childhood and primary teachers, emphasising the fundamental nature of the arts in schools.

    • Accessible and exciting introduction to teaching the arts in an early years and primary school context
    • Uses the Australian Curriculum and Early Years Learning Framework to structure discussions of the individual arts disciplines, cross-curricula priorities, and general capabilities
    • This edition's eBook now includes interactive VitalSource elements such as interactive questions and answers, links to videos of arts activities, over thirty downloadable lesson plans, and links to online resources
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    Product details

    • Edition: 3rd Edition
    • Publication planned for: September 2019
    • format: Print/online bundle
    • isbn: 9781108552363
    • dimensions: 255 x 190 mm
    • contains: 20 b/w illus. 238 colour illus. 37 tables
    • availability: Not yet published - available from September 2019
  • Table of Contents

    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
    10. Organisation
    11. Diverse learners, pedagogy and the arts
    12. Quality arts education and rich learning.

  • Authors

    David Roy, University of Newcastle, New South Wales
    David Roy is Lecturer in Arts Education at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales.

    William Baker, University of Tasmania
    William Baker is Lecturer in Arts Education at the University of Tasmania.

    Amy Hamilton, Flinders University of South Australia
    Amy Hamilton is Associate Professor in Visual Arts and Arts Education at Flinders University of South Australia.

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