Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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The Art of  
A Workshop for High School Teachers
the Arts

In This Program


A theatre teacher in discussion with his class


Two student dancers working together

Visual Art

Visual art teacher confers with a student about a portrait she is working on


Students improvise in a vocal music class as their teacher listens

Workshop 5 Creating Rich Learning Environments

Watching the Program Activities and Discussion Support Materials
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Additional Resources

On the Web


Cognition and Creation
http://www.getty.edu/artsednet   Select: Image Galleries and Exhibitions, then Student Art Galleries        
An interpretive exhibition of student artwork intended to help people understand the relationships between thinking and the creation of visual art

Bobby McFerrin Web site
An appealing site about the work of jazz vocalist Bobby McFerrin


Somerset County Vocational and Technical High School Performing Arts Dept.
Select: performing arts at scvths
Information on the performing arts program where Joseph Mancuso teaches

Arts High School Dance Department, Perpich Center for Arts Education
http://www.mcae.k12.mn.us/ahs/dance/dance.html            Select: Program Areas, then Dance
Information on the dance department where Mary Harding and Tom Kanthak teach

Mamaroneck High School Art Department
http://www.mamkschools.org/education/dept/dept.php?sectiondetailid=3726&              Select: Departments and Class Web Pages, then Art
Web page for the Visual art department where Dale Zheutlin teaches

World Trade Center Site Memorial Competition
http://www.wtcsitememorial.org      Select: Exhibition  Search for: Murray Jon
Jon Murray's submission for the World Trade Center Site Memorial Competition

East High School
Web site for music teacher William Taylor's school

In Print

Kirby, Gary, & Goodpaster, Jeffery. Thinking. Prentice Hall, 3rd edition, 2001. ISBN: 0130923915

A widely used interdisciplinary undergraduate text that considers the processes at work in critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity

Thousand, Jaqueline, Nevin, Ann, & Villa, Richard. Creativity and Collaborative Learning: The Practical Guide to Empowering Students and Teachers. Nevin Brookes Publishing Company, 2002. ISBN: 1557665788

Shows how collaborative learning addresses challenges such as literacy, behavior issues, teacher success, and multiculturalism




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