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Visual Knowing
Connecting Art and Ideas Across the Curriculum



© 2005 | 104 pages | Corwin
"Offers exciting information organized and presented in a format that is easy to read, understand, and to use in the classroom . . . accessible to teachers in all the subject areas."
Pamela Fannin Wilkinson, Educational consultant
Houston, TX

Energize your lesson planning ideas through the creativity and inspiration of the visual arts!

Are you struggling to create memorable, exciting, and effective lesson plans? This invaluable resource demonstrates how you can use the visual arts to provide imaginative lesson plans for all subject areas-from language arts to physical education. Each chapter highlights lesson planning ideas, artists, and works of art, which are given focus by visual thinking questions. Suggested readings and links to websites that offer color images of works of art are also included, while an Idea Guide provides suggestions for fine-tuning both lessons and student assignments.

Learn how you can use the visual arts to:

  • Provide imaginative lesson plans for all subject areas
  • Discover thought-provoking ideas and new ways of teaching in the content areas
  • Appeal to the learning styles of a broad range of students, including gifted and talented learners
  • Meet the needs of an integrated curriculum
Visual Knowing is an innovative resource to energize your approach to everyday lesson planning by bringing art and creativity to required curriculum topics.
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Author
 
Introduction: Art and. . .
 
1. Art and Biography
 
2. Art and the Commonplace
 
3. Art and Competition
 
4. Art and Conflict
 
5. Art and the Family
 
6. Art and History
 
7. Art and Industry
 
8. Art and Mathematics
 
9. Art and Nature
 
10. Art and Performance
 
11. Art and Place
 
12. Art and Proportion
 
13. Art and Reality
 
14. Art and Religion
 
15. Art and Technology
 
Idea Guide
Subject Guide  
Keyword Index  
Artist Name Index  

"Offers exciting information organized and presented in a format that is easy to read, understand, and use in the classroom . . . accessible to teachers in all the subject areas."

Pamela Fannin Wilkinson, Educational Consultant
Houston, TX
Key features
  • Uses visual arts as a lesson planning tool for language arts, math, science, social studies, and physical education.
  • Each chapter covers ideas, artists, and works of art, including visual thinking questions, suggestions for further reading, and Internet links for works of art
  • Idea Guide helps teachers navigate content by subject area, keyword, or artist name.
  • Appealing resource for visual learners, gifted and talented learners, and differentiating assignments for learning styles and multiple intelligences
  • Ideal tool for integrated curriculum

 


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Introduction: Art and ...

Chapter 1: Art and Biography


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