Arts Integration Research Paper

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I love teaching when the learning in classroom is creative and tangible: When I can sense it in the quickening pace of a roundtable or a student’s visible delight in using newly learned jargon; when I can hear the excitement in students’ testimonials about mastering skills that “made a difference” or theories that transformed practices and perspectives. I count these as teaching successes and make it a habit to reflect on their origins so that I can recreate the conditions for their occurrence repeatedly. The material I teach will inform my philosophy of teaching: relevant scholarship, and the lesson I have learned from personal teaching successes and failures. Classroom activities and assignments will be student-led and compelled by students’…show more content…
Critical thinking skills, academic knowledge, creative expression, thought and expression are of many ways arts integration enrich and deepen students understanding of arts and academic disciplines. As I implement arts integration within my classroom, I will carefully plan learning goals embedded within the curricular areas and national standards for arts. Building on a student’s knowledge and skills creates a quality foundation for art instruction. Staying consistent and reinforcing, each integrated art discipline through various models of instruction will implement a successful foundation of arts instruction with core…show more content…
Imagination and emotion play an important role in an individual artistic process. As both of these demonstrate an expression of our feeling, which expand upon our sensory images and our emotions. When looking at the imagination aspect of art, a child is to express their imagination within the given subject. Emotions are used to direct the art facet of the cross curriculum activity. As each day brings forth new feelings and emotions a child’s artistic thoughts will vary from day to day. Taking both imagination and emotion theories into perspective as it clearly is explained within the Applied Research in Child Development article, as a feature teacher we exemplify and encourage students to be imaginative and use their feelings through arts integrations, as those theories create unique and individual learning experiences for the students. When children are to use these theories of art they have a sense of control and motivation to want to learn and continue to learn. Developing a foundation of motivation and engagement can only instigate and light a fire to the child’s education. Within my own individual classroom, it is important to support and encourage students to put forth imagination and emotions in their cross curriculum activities. I will build a

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