Why Our Schools Need the Arts

Why Our Schools Need the Arts

Book - 2008
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This inspiring book leads the way to a new kind of advocacy - one that stops justifying the arts as useful to learning other subjects, and argues instead for the powerful lessons that the arts, like no other subject, teach our kids. Jessica Hoffmann Davis, a leading voice in the field of arts education, offers a set of principles and tools that will be invaluable to advocates already working hard to make the case and secure a strong place for the arts in education. She also reaches out to those who care deeply about education but have yet to consider what the arts uniquely provide. This book is for anyone willing to brave a new terrain in which the arts are finally embraced without apology!
Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, c2008
ISBN: 9780807748343
080774834X
Branch Call Number: 700.71 D262
700.71 D262
Characteristics: ix, 150 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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