Bring the arts back in the classroom! This book offers built-in teacher support with concrete strategies to help teachers integrate creative movement, drama, music, poetry, storytelling, and visual arts in their classrooms. This book shows teachers how to build students’ creativity and critical thinking skills by using the arts in science, math, language arts, and social studies topics.
About the Author
Lisa Donovan, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Fine and Performing Arts Department at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and was former director of the Creative Arts in Learning Division at Lesley University. Her scholarly interests include arts integration, arts and literacy, and arts-based research. Dr. Donovan has taught and presented across the United States as well as internationally.
Louise Pascale, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Education in the Creative Arts in Learning Division at Lesley University and has worked for 25 years in the eld of arts and education. Her research interest focuses on investigating ways singing impacts cultural reference, community building, and education. Louise has spent the last eight years as founder and director of the Afghan Children's Songbook Project.