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Alignment of Middle School Core TEKS with Visual Arts TEKS : 

Alignment of Middle School Core TEKS with Visual Arts TEKS Jennifer Hartman http://teksalignment.blogspot.com/

Curriculum Integration : 

Curriculum Integration What is Integrated Curriculum? “integration refers to the linking of all types of knowledge and experiences contained within the curriculum plan” (Ornstein, 2003, p. 243). What is Arts Integration? No consensus Motivations for Integrated Curriculum 200+ studies as well or better than conventional curriculum (Vars, 2001) Motivations for Arts Integration Engaged, well rounded, creative, socially aware

Where I’m coming From… : 

Where I’m coming From… Humanist /Dewey-ian Philosophy Critiquing the fragmented school day James Beane – Democratic Education Fair, just, higher level thinking for all Heidi Hayes Jacobs Practical implementation

Research Questions : 

Research Questions What are the potential common learning activities, if any, between the visual art TEKS and the science TEKS, in grades 6, 7, and 8? …math …English language arts and reading …social studies

Findings : 


Science : 


Math : 


English Language Arts and Reading : 

English Language Arts and Reading

Social Studies : 

Social Studies

Summary of Data : 

Summary of Data

What Can you do with it? : 

What Can you do with it? Make sure you are getting credit for the alignments you already have in your lessons Add engaging content to existing lessons based on the TEKS Use it to inspire new integrated lessons and units

Example Lesson:What is Art? Designing a Personal Logo : 

Example Lesson:What is Art? Designing a Personal Logo “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” -Pablo Picasso

Keith Haring : 

Keith Haring Born May 4, 1958 Grew up in Kutztown,Pennsylvania After graduating art school he moved to New York where he was inspired by graffiti He became famous from his chalk drawings in New York subways Many of his works are on walls in public places. He died in 1990

Are Logos Art? : 

Are Logos Art?

Resources : 

Resources Beane, J. A. (1991). The middle school: The natural home of integrated curriculum. Educational Leadership, 49(2), 9-13. Beane, J A. (1997). Curriculum integration: Designing the core of democratic education. New York: Teachers College Press. Beane, J.A. (2005). A reason to teach: Creating classrooms of dignity and hope. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. Dewey, J. (1932). Art as Experience. New York, NY: Penguin Putnam Inc. Dewey, J. (1902). The child and the curriculum. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago. Taylor, P.G., Carpenter II, S. B., Ballengee-Morris, C., & Sessions, B. (2006). Interdisciplinary approaches to teaching art in high school. Reston: VA. The National Art Education Association. Fogarty, R. (1991). The mindful school: How to integrate the curricula. Arlington Heights, IL: Skylight Publishing, Inc. Glatterhorn, A., & Jailall, J. (2009). The principal as curriculum leader: Shaping what is taught and tested (3rd Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press Jacobs, H.H. (1989). Interdisciplinary curriculum design & implementation. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Jacobs, H. H. (1997). Mapping the big picture: Integrating curriculum and assessment K-12. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Stewart, M., & Walker, S. (2007). Rethinking curriculum in art. Worcester, MA: Davis Publications. Walker, S. (2001). Teaching meaning in art making. Worchester: MA. Davis Publications Inc.

References : 

References Ornstein, A. C. (2003). Curriculum: Foundations, principles, and issues. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon. Vars, G. (2001). Can curriculum integration survive in an era of high-stakes testing? Middle School Journal. 43(2), 7-17. Retrieved from: http://www.nmsa.org/Publications/Middle SchoolJournal/Articles/November2001/Article 1/tabid/160/Default.aspx

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