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REFERENCES

Arnheim, R. (1974). ART AND VISUAL PERCEPTION, A PSYCHOLOGY OF THE CREATIVE EYE. The new Version. Berkeley: The University of California Press.

Bennett, W. (December 1987/January 1988). "Why the Arts are Essential, A report on Elementary Education in America" -- US Department of Education, 1986. In EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP.

Burton, J. (1980). "Developing Minds, Beginnings of Artistic Language." In SCHOOL ARTS. September, October and November.

Davis, J. (1994). "Beyond school walls: Challenges to collaborations between public schools and community arts centers." In C. Fineberg (Ed.), ART EDUCATION POLICY REVIEW, 95(5), 12-14.

Dewey, John. ART AS EXPERIENCE. New York: Perigee Books, 1980.

Dunn, Phillip. (1987). PROMOTING SCHOOL ART: A PRACTICAL APPROACH. Virginia: The National Art Education Association.

Efland, A. (1990). "A History of Art Education, Intellectual and Social Currents in Teaching the Visual Arts." New York: Teachers College, Columbia University, 1990.

Efland, A. (1992). "The threefold curriculum and the arts." ART EDUCATION, 49 (5), 49-56.

Eisner, E. (1992). THE DBAE HANDBOOK: AN OVERVIEW OF DISCIPLINE-BASED ART EDUCATION. Santa Monica: The J. Paul Getty Trust.

Eisner, E. (1997). "The roots of art in schools: an historical view from a contemporary perspective." In EDUCATING ARTISTIC VISION (pp. 29-63). Reston, Virginia: The National Art Education Association.

Eisner, Elliot W. (1982). COGNITION AND CURRICULUM: A BASIS FOR DECIDING WHAT TO TEACH, New York: Longman Publishing Co.

Fowler, C. (1996). STRONG ARTS, STRONG SCHOOLS. New York: Oxford University Press.

Gallas K. (1994). THE LANGUAGES OF LEARNING: HOW CHILDREN TALK, WRITE, DANCE, DRAW AND SING THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THE WORLD. New York: Teachers College Press.

Gardner, H. (1982). ART, MIND & BRAIN. A COGNITIVE APPROACH TO CREATIVITY. New York: Basic Books Inc. Publishers.

Gardner, H. (1985). FRAMES OF MIND. New York: Basic Books.

Gardner, H. (1989). "Zero-based arts education: An introduction to Arts PROPEL." STUDIES IN ART EDUCATION: A JOURNAL OF ISSUES AND RESEARCH, 30 (2), 71-83.

Goodman, N. (1976). THE LANGUAGES OF ART. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Co.

Greene, M. (1978). "Towards wide-awakenings: An argument for the arts and humanities in education." In LANDSCAPES OF LEARNING (pp. 161-167). New York: Teachers College Press.

Hanna, J. L. (1999). PARTNERING DANCE AND EDUCATION: INTELLIGENT MOVES FOR CHANGING TIMES. Illinois: Human Kinetics.

Kern, E.J. (1985). "The purposes of art education in the United States from 1870 to 1980." In THE HISTORY OF ART EDUCATION (pp. 40-52). PA: The Pennsylvania State University College of Arts and Architecture School of Visual Arts.

Libman, Karen (Winter 1992). "Integrating Drama into the Curriculum." In DRAMA/THEATRE TEACHER III, pp. 19-24.

Lowenfeld, V. & Brittain, W.L. (1975). CREATIVE AND MENTAL GROWTH. New York: MacMillan Publishing Company.

Reimer, B. "A Comprehensive Arts Curriculum Model." In DESIGN FOR ARTS EDUCATION, 90 (6), 2-16.

Reimer, B. & Smith, R.A., Eds. (1991). THE ARTS, EDUCATION, AND AESTHETIC KNOWING, NINETY-FIRST YEARBOOK OF THE NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF EDUCATION. Part II (pp. 70-91). Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Remer, J. (1996) BEYOND ENRICHMENT: BUILDING EFFECTIVE ARTS PARTNERSHIPS WITH SCHOOLS AND YOUR COMMUNITY. New York: American Council for the Arts.

Smith, R. & Simpson, A, Eds., (1991). AESTHETICS AND ARTS EDUCATION. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press.

"What Every Young American Should Know and Be Able to Do in the Arts." In NATIONAL STANDARDS FOR ARTS EDUCATION. The Consortium of National Arts Education Association, Virginia, 1994.



LINKS

GENERAL ARTS EDUCATION

Americans for the Arts
http://www.artsusa.org
A leading arts information clearinghouse of arts research, sponsored events, advocacy and publications.

The Annenberg Challenge
http://www.annenbergchallenge.org
A public-private partnership, that offer grants and funds arts education programs, documents results, and lists publications.

ArtsEdge (The Kennedy Center)
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org
A rich resource of arts education materials including teaching materials and professional resources.

ArtsEdNet
http://www.artsednet.getty.edu
The Getty's Arts Education Web Site, offering a wealth of lesson plans and curriculum guides, publications and links.

Coming Up Taller
http://www.cominguptaller.org
A celebration of arts and humanities programs for children and youth-at-risk.

National Art Education Association
http://www.naea-reston.org
A non-profit, educational organization responsible for promoting art education through such areas as professional development, service, the advancement of knowledge, and leadership.

National Assembly of States Arts Agencies
http://www.nasaa-arts.org
A membership organization of the nation's state and jurisdictional arts agencies.

National Endowment for the Arts
http://www.nea.gov
A federally-funded arts organization, which shares information on the work of artists and arts organizations, resource links, field reports, and federal funding opportunities.

Project Zero
http://pzweb.harvard.edu
An educational research group at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, offering information on the group's research projects, publication lists and workshops.

CURRICULUM GUIDES

Center for the Arts in the Basic Curriculum
http://www.newhorizons.org
Engages teachers, administrators, and the public in a dialogue about the power of the arts to educate all children, also serving as a source for changes in curriculum, teaching strategies, and classroom structure.

Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning
http://www.mcrel.org
A non-profit dedicated to improving education through applied research and development, by providing services and products primarily to K-12 educators.

TEACHERS COLLABORATIONS

The Center for Arts Education
http://www.cae-nyc.org
An organization committed to identifying, funding and supporting exemplary partnerships and programs.

Empire State Partnerships
http://www.espartsed.org
A state partnership focusing on student achievement, which contributes to the improvement of teaching and learning.

Gaining the Arts Advantage
http://www.pcah.gov
A national report responding to questions posed by school and community leaders about public school districts that have made literacy and competence in the arts a primary purpose of schooling.

Arts Education Partnership
http://www.aep-arts.org
A partnership of arts education, business, philanthropic and government organizations with related publications, advocacy materials and a toolkit for serving Goals 2000 funding.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education
http://www.lincolncenter.org
A leading educational institution, which offers information on program sponsorship, partnership links, information about art education workshops, as well as individual artists and art works.

FUNDING

Arts and Business Council, Inc.
http://www.artsandbusiness.org
A leading organization working to promote beneficial partnerships between corporations and nonprofit arts groups.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
http://www.philanthropy.com
An online companion to the national biweekly newspaper, that provides extensive information about grantmakers, directory and a listing of publications.

The Foundation Center
http://www.fdncenter.org
An enormous resource of information for grants, a virtual cornucopia of links and basic non-profit information.

GE
http://www.ge.com/community
A Fund committed to enhancing educational opportunities for students, through generous funding initiatives.

National Grant Writers Association
http://www.researchassociatesco.com
A tremendous resource for grant-writing, grant-making directories, workshops, and consulting.

New York Foundation for the Arts
http://www.nyfa.org
A state agency offering financial and informational assistance to artists and arts education organizations in New York State and throughout the country.

U.S. Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov
A plethora of federal funding information, including a database of funding publications, guidelines, and opportunities.

OUTREACH

Art Daily
http://www.artdaily.com
A valuable resource for information on artists, architecture, art exhibits, fairs, museums and more.

ArtsWire
http://www.artswire.org
A computer-based network serving the arts community by providing arts news, information on conferences and workshops, funding sources, a database of cultural resources, and links to important arts and arts education sites.

Cultural Arts Resources for Teachers and Students
http://www.carts.org
An online extension of City Lore (a cultural organization), offering arts education articles, teaching tools and staff development resources.