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WEB RESOURCES

North Carolina arts educators recommended the following web resources. The NC Department of Public Instruction does not endorse or promote any of these sites.

 

Web AddressName of WebsiteDescription
http://www.aahperd.org

American Alliance for Health, PE, Recreation and Dance National association for the groups represented in title. Link to NDA (National Dance Association). Information regarding advocacy, publications, resources, conferences, etc.
http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/ AP Central: The College Board's Online Home for AP Professionals Home site for advanced placement courses and information in conjunction with the College Board.
http://www.ncartseducation.org/ Arts Education Coalition/NC Alliance for Arts Education NC coalition of arts education organizations to promote arts education
http://www.ncartseducation.org/ Arts Education Coalition/NC Alliance for Arts Education Home Page Resources, news, awards for arts educators in NC
http://aep-arts.org/ Arts Education Partnership National coalition of arts, education, business, philanthropic and government organizations that demonstrates and promotes the essential role of the arts in the learning and development of every child and in the improvement of America's schools.
http://www.ascd.org/ Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development International, nonprofit, nonpartisan association of professional educators

whose jobs cross all grade levels and subject areas � information, resources, conferences, etc.
http://www.culturalexplosion.com Cultural Explosion Latin dance information and resources
http://www.cyberdance.org/ CyberDance - Ballet on the Net Collection of over 2000 links to classical ballet and modern dance resources on the internet.
http://www.dance-teacher.com Dance Teacher Website for Dance Teacher magazine - information for dance teachers.
http://www.nasaa-arts.org/ National Assembly of State Arts Agencies News, publications, research, resources for leaders in arts education
http://www.nbpts.org/ National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Information, applications, institutes, etc. related to National Board certification.
http://www.ndeo.org National Dance Education Organization National association focused specifically on dance education. Includes publications, grant information, resources, conferences, etc for dance educators.
http://arts.endow.gov/ National Endowment for the Arts The primary grant-making foundation for arts organizations and individual artists in the United States.
http://www.ncaahperd.org NC Alliance for Athletics, Health, PE, Recreation and Dance State association for the groups represented in title. Link to DANCE (Dance Association for NC Educators). Information regarding advocacy, opportunities, conferences, etc.
http://community.learnnc.org/dpi/ NCDPI Instructional Services Division News Information and Resources Home Page Links to each content area to get current curriculum information, news about upcoming activities, and a guide to resources.
http://www.artswire.org New York Foundation for the Arts Variety of information including newsletters and opportunities for artists and organizations.
http://www.nypl.org/catalogs New York Public Library New York Public Library Dance Collection catalogue.
http://www.ncarts.org/ North Carolina Arts Council Home Page The Arts Council is a division of the Department of Cultural Resources. Info, programs, grants, organizational assistance, and guidance to the groups and individuals that make up North Carolina's arts community
http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/ North Carolina General Assembly Home Page Information about sessions, bills, findings, and legislation in NC.
http://www.ncptsc.org/ North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards Commission Focused on setting, monitoring, reviewing and revising standards for entering and continuing in the teaching profession
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/ Public Schools of North Carolina Home Page Access curriculum, information, news, job opportunities, publications, directory, State Board of Education, testing and accountability, events, etc. through the NC Department of Public Instruction.
http://www.teachwithmovies.org Teaching With Movies Lessons for using select movies in the classroom.
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/ The Kennedy Center ArtsEdge Worldcom Supports the place of arts education at the center of the curriculum through the creative and appropriate uses of technology - resources, news, teaching materials.
http://www.ed.gov/ US Department of Education Education resources, research, grants, policies, etc.
http://www.worldsamba.org World Samba Latin dance information and resources

 

PRINT, VIDEO, RECORDINGS, AND OTHER MEDIA RESOURCES

Arts Educators in North Carolina recommended the following resources. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction does not endorse or promote any of the following resources:

 

Title Author Publisher Year ISBN Number Description
National Standards for Dance Education and Opportunity-to-Learn Standards National Dance Association MENC 1996 0-88314-750-5 National Dance Standards K-12
National Standards for Arts Education Consortium of National Arts Education Associations MENC 1994 1-56545-036-1 National Arts Ed Standards K-12
Arts Education Standard Course of Study and Grade Level Competencies, K-12 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 2001 Publications No IS102

Phone 1.800.663.1250 or www.ncpublicschools.org (click on Publications)
Revised Standard Course of Study including purpose, philosophy, strands, goals, objectives, etc.
Arts Education Standard Course of Study and Grade Level Competencies, K-12 2000 Scope and Sequence North Carolina Department of Public Instruction North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 2001 Publications No IS137

Phone 1.800.663.1250 or www.ncpublicschools.org (click on Publications)
Horizontal and vertical articulation of Dance, Music, Theatre Arts and Visual Arts Goals and objectives, K-12
Dance Strands Poster North Carolina Department of Public Instruction North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 2000 Publications No IP105

Phone 1.800.663.1250 or www.ncpublicschools.org (click on Publications)
Graphic representation of strands for Dance SCS and alignment with national standards/state goals
Arts Education K-12: Integrating with Reading, Writing, Math and Other Areas North Carolina Department of Public Instruction North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 1997 Publications No IS130

Phone 1.800.663.1250 or www.ncpublicschools.org (click on Publications)
Explanations and examples of integration with arts ed areas, K-12
Arts Education: A State Perspective on Classroom Instruction North Carolina Department of Public Instruction North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 1997 Publications No IS131

Phone 1.800.663.1250 or www.ncpublicschools.org (click on Publications)
Defines arts education, how it should happen, who makes it happen, etc.
Arts Education K-12: Promoting a Safe School Environment

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 1998 Publications No IS133

Phone 1.800.663.1250 or www.ncpublicschools.org (click on Publications)
Highlights aspects of arts ed that promote safe school environements
Arts Education K-12: The Effective Use of Itinerant Teachers North Carolina Department of Public Instruction North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 1998 Publications No IS134

Phone 1.800.663.1250 or www.ncpublicschools.org (click on Publications)
Describes situations and recommendations for itinerant teachers in arts education
Arts Education Honors Course Standards North Carolina Department of Public Instruction North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 1998 Publications No IS136

Phone 1.800.663.1250 or www.ncpublicschools.org (click on Publications)
Regulations and standards for Honors Courses which may be offered in the four arts areas
Arts Education Facilities Planner

(9-12)
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 2000 Publications No SP125

Phone 1.800.663.1250 or www.ncpublicschools.org (click on Publications)
Describes facilities necessary for delivering instruction in the four arts programs, 9-12
Arts Education Facilities Planner

(K-8)
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 2001 Publications No SP124

Phone 1.800.663.1250 or www.ncpublicschools.org (click on Publications)
Describes facilities necessary for delivering instruction in the four arts programs, K-8
Classroom Assessment: Linking Instruction and Assessment North Carolina Department of Public Instruction North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 1999 Publications No LS111

Phone 1.800.663.1250 or www.ncpublicschools.org (click on Publications)
Overview and strategies for classroom assessment
Study Guide for Classroom Assessment: Linking Instruction and Assessment North Carolina Department of Public Instruction North Carolina Department of Public Instruction 1999 Publications No LS112

Phone 1.800.663.1250 or www.ncpublicschools.org (click on Publications)
Study guide to accompany book - practical application

 

RESOURCES THAT ASSIST WITH OR DEMONSTRATE CURRICULUM INTEGRATION

The NC Department of Public Instruction does not endorse or promote any of these resources.

 

Name of Resource Purpose Audience Grade Span Features
Reference Guides for Integrating Curriculum, 2001-2002; NCDPI Publications To assist teachers in planning for instruction Elementary Classroom and Special Area Teachers K-5 Goals and Objectives from each Content Area in the NC Standard Course of Study
ArtsEducation K-12: Intgrating with Reading, Writing, Math and Other Areas of the Curriculum, Monograph No. 1; 1997, NCDPI Publications To assist arts education teachers with integrating instruction with other areas of the curriculum Arts Education Teachers (Dance, Music, Theatre Arts, and Visual Arts Education) K-12 Purpose of integration; types of integration; making connections clear and communicating them to various audiences
The Pebble Book, Using the Arts in the Elementary Classroom: An Interdisciplinary Approach; Lousiana Dept of Education, Bulletin 1894 To assist classroom teachers with reaching curricular goals through the integration of dance, music, theatre arts and visual arts Classroom Teachers; Can be used with other area teachers K-6 Activities which can be used as springboards for multiple lessons and adapted by teachers for various levels; can be adapted readily to the needs of all students
Whole Music; A Whole Language Approach to Teaching Music; Lois Blackburn, Heinemann; ISBN 0-435-07043-6; 1998 To assist classroom teachers and music teachers with integrating music into their classroom by applying principles of whole language Classroom teachers; music teachers K-5 Examples and practical activities for integrating music instruction using a whole language approach
The Creative Classroom; a guide for using Creative Drama in the Classroom, PreK-6; Lenoire Blank Kelner; Heinemann; ISBN0-435-08628-6; 1993 To assist teachers with introducing, reviewing or reinforcing content material across the curriculum suing creative drama Classroom teachers; arts education teachers; ESL and other special area teachers PreK-6 Overview of creative drama and sample activities for instruction across the curriculum
Mapping the Big Picture; Integrating Curriculum and Assessment, K-12; Heidi Hayes Jacobs; ASCD; ISBN 0-87120-286-7; 1997 To assist educators with the construction and use of maps to facilitate integration, teaching, and assessing the curriculum All teachers K-12 Procedures and examples of curriculum maps for instruction, integration, and assessment of the curriculum
The Mindful School; How to Integrate Curricula; Robin Fogarty; IRI Skylight; ISBN 0-932935-31-1; 1991 To provide educators and young people with models of integrating curricula and to encourage interdisciplinary thinking Teachers and students, K-adult K-Adult 10 models that address integrating within a discipline; integrating across disciplines; integrating within the learner himself; and integrating across networks of learners
Layered Curriculum; the Practical Solution for Teachers with More than One Learner in Their Classroom; Kathie F. Nunley; Morris Publishing; ISBN 1-929358-08-3; 2001 To provide teachers with means for designing instruction for a variety of learners for any subject at any grade level Teachers of all disciplines K-University Level Practical instructions for designing instruction to incorporate inclusion, diversity, learning styles, multiple intelligences and mind styles in the regular classroom without sacrificing standards
Weaving in the Arts; Widening the Learning Circle; Sharon Blecher and Kathy Jaffee; Heinemann; ISBN 0-325-00032-8; 1998 To provide classroom teachers with ways to broaden the definition of literacy to include music, dance, poetry, drama and the visual arts. Pre-service and In-service classroom teachers K-University Level Ways to incorporate the arts into daily curriculum; ways for students to use the arts as a bridge to reading and writing and as a valid means of interpreting the world around them
Curriculum Mapping; Charting the Course for Content; ASCD; 1999; ASCD Stock Number 499049 (Facilitators Guide; Video tapes 1 and 2 To assist schools, districts, and individual teachers in developing and using curriculum maps. Teachers, schools, districts, supervisors, principals, parents, students K-University Level Video-based staff development using two videos and a facilitator's guide to assist educators with the process and use of curriculum mapping
Interdisciplinary Art; Lessons and resources; School Edition; Phil E. Phillips, Cynthia Bickley-Green, and Anne Wolcott, Editors; McGraw-Hill; ISBN 0-07-039603-5; 1998 To provide teachers with ideas to support discipline-based content and cross-curricula integration Visual Arts Teachers, Classroom Teachers, Other Arts Area Teachers K-8 Teachers Lessons and resources for curriculum instruction and integration
Leap Into Learning! Teaching Curriculum Through Creative Dramatics and Dance; Kristen Bissinger and Nancy Renfro; Nancy Renfro Studios; ISBN 0-931044-18-9; 1990 To provide teachers with ideas for using drama and dance to teach the curriculum Classroom teachers, Dance and Theatre Arts teachers K-5 Lessons and activities for teaching elements of dance and drama and for teaching all areas of the curriculum through dance and drama
Authentic Connections: Interdisciplinary Work in the Arts; The National Consortium of Arts Education Associations; 2002; available on-line at: http://www.naea-reston.org/news.html To assist and support educators in interdisciplinary work. Teachers in all disciplines, teaching artists, administrators, teacher educators at the college level, parents. All Explanations of interdisciplinary work, examples and models.
http://www.ascd.org To provide educators with print and electronic educational resources All All Website for a diverse, international community of educators, forging covenants in teaching and learning for the success of all learners
http://www.Help4Teachers.com To provide educators with resources for meeting diverse student needs All All Combines classroom practices with current brain-imaging research; web site provides articles, newsletters, and sample lesson sheets
http://www.learnnc.org/dpi/instserv.nsf To provide educators with the means to access current curriculum information, news about upcoming activities, and a guide to resources All All Curriculum materials and support for all disciplines in the Instructional Services Division of the NC Department of Public Instruction

 

RESOURCE BOOKS FOR CREATIVE ARTS AND TEACHING INTEGRATION

Submitted by Kacy Crabtree, MFA
Assistant Chair - Division of Performing Arts
Director of Dance and Managing Director of Summer Theatre
Lees-McRae College - Banner Elk, NC

CORE REFERENCES

A+ SUMMER INSTITUTES: Kenan Foundation

OPPORTUNITY-TO-LEARN STANDARDS FOR ARTS EDUCATION
Developed by the Consortium of National Arts Education Associations
ISBN: 0-937652-90-3

NATIONAL STANDARDS FOR ARTS EDUCATION
Developed by the Consortium of National Arts Education Associations
ISBN: 1-56545-036-1

DANCE

ADVENTURES IN CREATIVE MOVEMENT ACTIVITIES
by: Marcia Lloyd
ISBN: 967-914-392-9
Publisher: Federal Publication - Malaysia, (1990)

BUILDING DANCES
by: Susan McGreevy-Nichols and Helene Scheff
ISBN: 0-87322-573-2
Publisher: Human Kinetics Books, Champaign, IL., (1995)

CHEROKEE DANCE
By: Donald Sizemore
ISBN: 0-935741-21-6
Publisher: Cherokee Publications, Cherokee, NC, (1999)

CHILDREN MOVING
A REFLECTIVE APPROACH TO TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION
by: George Graham, Shirley Holt/Hale, Melissa Parker

CREATIVE PLAY ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
by: Lisa Rappaport Morris and Linda Schulz
ISBN: 0-87322-933-9
Publisher: Human Kinetics Books, Champaign, IL., (1989)

DANCE A WHILE
by: Jane A. Harris, Anne M. Pittman, Marlys S. Walker
ISBN: 0-02-350550-8
Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Co. New York, (1988)

DANCE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN
by: Sue Stinson
ISBN: 0-88314-381-X
Publisher: AAHPERD, Reston, VA, (1988)

DANCE TECHNIQUE FOR CHILDREN
by: Mary Joyce
ISBN: 83-061535
Publisher: Mayfield Publishing Co., CA., (1984)

DANCING: The Pleasure, Power, and Art of Movement
by: Gerald Jonas
ISBN: 0-8109-2791-8
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, INC., Publishers, New York, (1992)

EARLY CHILDHOOD CREATIVE ARTS
by: Lynette Young Overby
ISBN: 0-88314-522-7
Publisher: NDA - AAHPERD, Reston, VA, (1988)

FIRST STEPS IN TEACHING CREATIVE DANCE TO CHILDREN
by: Mary Joyce
ISBN: 79-91834
Publisher: Mayfield Publishing Co., CA, (1980)

MORE MOVING EXPERIENCES: Connecting Arts, Feelings, and Imagination
by: Teresa Benzwie
ISBN: 1-56976-032-2
Publisher: Zephyr Press, Arizona, (1996)

MOVEMENT STORIES
by: Irene Kelly
ISBN: 1-57525-048-9
Publisher: Smith and Kraus Book, NH, (1996)

Muliticultural Folk Dance: Treasure Chest
By: Christy Lane
Publisher: Human Kinetics

  • Includes videos, music, and instructional guides

RHYTHMIC ACTIVITIES AND DANCE
by: John Bennett and Pamela Riemer
ISBN: 0-87322-718-2
Publisher: Human Kinetics, (1995)

SOCIAL DANCE
by: Jane A. Harris, Anne M. Pittman, Marlys S. Walker
ISBN: 0-205-27477-3
Publisher: Allyn and Bacon, MA, (1998)

TEACHING CHILDREN DANCE
by: Theresa M. Purcell
ISBN: 0-87322-479-5
Publisher: Human Kinetics, (1994)

TEACHING FOR THE VITALITY OF MOVEMENT
by: Judith B. Carlson
ISBN: 0-8403-8982-5
Publisher: Kendall- Hunt Publishing Co. Iowa, (1993)

THE INTEGRATED EARLY CHILDHOOD CURRICULUM
by: Suzanne Lowell Krogh
ISBN: 0-07-035977-6
Publisher: McGraw-Hill, Inc., (1990)

MUSIC

Muliticultural Folk Dance: Treasure Chest
by: Christy Lane
Publisher: Human Kinetics, (1995)

  • Includes videos, music, and instructional guides

RHYTHMIC ACTIVITIES AND DANCE
by: John Bennett and Pamela Riemer
ISBN: 0-87322-718-2
Publisher: Human Kinetics, (1995)

State adopted texts (see Music Teacher for current adoption)

THEATRE ARTS

CREATIVE DRAMA IN THE CLASSROOM AND BEYOND
by: Nellie McCaslin
ISBN: 0-8013-1585-9
Publisher: Longman Publishers, NY, (1996)

LIVING THEATRE: A History
by: Edwin Wilson & Alvin Goldfarb
ISBN: 0-07-070733-2
Publisher: McGraw-Hill, Inc., (1994)

ON STAGE: Theatre Games and Activities for Kids
by: Lisa Bany-Winters
ISBN: 1-55652-324-6
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, (1997)

PERIOD MAKE-UP FOR THE STAGE
by: Rosemarie Swinfield
ISBN: 1-55870-468-X
Publisher: Betterway Books, Ohio, (1997)

SHAKESPEARE FOR KIDS
by: Colleen Aaceden and Marcie Blumberg
ISBN: 1-55652-347-5
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, (1999)

STAGE LIGHTING: STEP-BY-STEP
by: Graham Walters
ISBN: 1-55870-458-2
Publisher: Quarto Publishing, (1997)

STAGE MAKEUP: STEP- BY-STEP
by: Rosemarie Swinfield
ISBN: 1-55870-390-X
Publisher: Betterway Books, Ohio, (1994)

THEATRE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES
by: Coleman A. Jennings
ISBN: 0-312-18194-9
Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, (1998)

THEATRE GAMES FOR THE CLASSROOM: A Teacher's Handbook
by: Viola Spolin
ISBN: 0-8101-4004-7
Publisher: Northwestern University Press, Il., (1986)

VISUAL ARTS

THE ANTI-COLORING BOOK
by: Susan Striekr and Edward Kimmel
ISBN: 0-8050-0246-4
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., Inc., New York, (1978)

ASSESSMENT IN ART EDUCATION
by: Donna Kay Beattie
ISBN: 87192-363-7
Publisher: Davis Publications, Inc.,MA, (1997)

ARTWORKS
by: Donald and Barbara Herberholz
ISBN: 0-697-34424-X
Publisher: McGraw - Hill, (1998)

THE STORY OF ART
by: E.H. Gombrich
ISBN: 0-13-850066-5
Publisher: Prentice-Hall, Inc., NJ, (1984)

THE THIRD ANTI-COLORING BOOK
by: Susan Striker
ISBN: 0-8050-1447-0
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., Inc., New York, (1980)

AESTHETICS AND CREATIVITY

ALL ABOUT ME, MYSELF, AND I
by: Betty Trzcinski
ISBN: 0-87879-863-3
Publisher: High Noon Books, CA, (1989)

THE CREATIVE IMPULSE: An Introduction to the Arts
by: Dennis J. Sporre
ISBN: 0-13-189754-3
Publisher: Prentice-Hall, NJ, (1990)

DRAWING ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE BRAIN
by: Betty Edwards
ISBN: 0-87477-513-2
Publisher: Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc. Los Angeles, (1989)

LEARNING BY HEART: Teaching to Free the Creative Spirit
by: Corita Kent and Jan Steward
ISBN: 0-553-34445-5
Publisher: Bantam Books, (1992)

NOTEBOOKS OF THE MIND: Explorations of Thinking
by: Vera John-Steiner
ISBN: 0-06-097084
Publisher: Harper & Row, New York, (1985)

SPINNING INWARD: Using Guided Imagery with Children for Learning, Creativity & Relaxation
by: Maureen Murdock
ISBN: 0-87773-422-4
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc., (1987)

THINKING THROUGH AESTHETICS
by: Marilyn G. Stewart
ISBN: 87192-361-0
Publisher: Davis Publications, Inc., MA, (1997)

MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCIES and INTEGRATION

ARTS AND LEARNING: An Integrated Approach to Teaching and Learning in Multicultural Settings
by: Merryl Goldberg
ISBN: 0-8013-1607-3
Publisher: Longman, (1997)

THE INTEGRATED EARLY CHILDHOOD CURRICULUM
by: Suzanne Lowell Krogh
ISBN: 0-07-035977-6
Publisher: McGraw-Hill, Inc., (1990)

MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES: Teaching the Way They Learn
by: Irene A. Paredes Barnett
ISBN: 0-7682-0122-5
Publisher: Frank Schaffer Publications, Inc., CA, (1999)

  • Grades K, 1,2,3,4,5,5

MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES: THE THEORY IN PRACTICE
by: Howard Gardner
ISBN: 0-465-01821-1
Publisher: BasicBooks - HarperCollins Publishers (1993)

TEACHING AND LERANING THROUGH MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES
by: Linda Campbell
ISBN: 0-205-16337-8
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, MA, (1996)

THE ARTS AS MEANING MAKERS
by: Claudia E. Cornett
ISBN: 0-13-792920-X
Publishers: Prentice-Hall, NJ (1999)

 

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