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?
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?
…English language arts and reading
…social studies Findings : Findings Science : Science Math : 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