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Arts Integration

Michigan schools considering a fully integrated and aligned fine arts curriculum now have a new resource at their disposal. School leaders at Concord Academy Petoskey are assisting other Michigan charter schools in the alignment and mapping of fully integrated fine arts curricula, development of a high-quality, comprehensive Internet resource, and implementation of professional development programs for new and aspiring teachers.

Related Resources and Links 

Characteristics of the Seven Intelligences Integrated Unit Study

www.eric.ed.gov
Resources Informatin Center is a national information system funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences to provide education literature and resources.

http://etc.davis.k12.ut.us/dianne/arts.htm
This site is a collection of fine arts web sites with links to references, search engines, core lesson plans, resources, activities, etc. that may facilitate integrating the web with a fine arts curriculum.

www.educationworld.com/projects/archives/arts.shtml
This site contains artricles, review and profiles of fine arts projects completed by schools across the nation. also has links to other articles, subject resources, collaborative projects, a reference center and more.

Http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/teach/
ARTSEDGE is the National Arts and Education Informatioan Network.  the mission ARTSEDGE is to help artists, teachers and students gain access to and/or share information, resources, and ideas that support the arts as a core subject area.

www.americansforthearts.org or www.artsusa.org
One of America's leading sources of information for advancing the arts.  The arts education page provides links to resources, tool kits and examples of exemplary programs.

www.pbs.org/teachersource/recommended/arts_lit/lk_finearts.shtm
Provides links to over 4000 lesson plans as well as TV for teachers, technology and teaching customization features for grade-level subject area and zip code.

www.pcssd.org/nwoodart/integrating_the_visual_arts.htm
This site is a position paper on the pros and cons of integrating the visual arts into other subject areas.

www.arts.gov
National Endowment for the Arts wet site provides information and links regarding grants, endowments, partnerships, publications and more relative to arts education and many other related topics.

 

Michigan Department of Education