Read and discuss the following quotation: (10 minutes)
“Properly conceived, the arts constitute a great integrating force in the school curriculum. To achieve such an end they must be viewed as a component of every discipline, for their subject matter is as broad as life itself.”
Charles Flower. Strong Arts, Strong Schools, 1996
Discuss these questions:
- How true does this statement seem to you?
- Where have you seen elements of this at your school?
- Is this a worthwhile and achievable goal to strive for? Why or why not?
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