What Is It and Why Do It?
|•Finding problems and asking questions|
|•Negotiation between the learner and the community|
|•Co-teaching and co-learning|
|•Conceiving of a problem to solve or a question to answer|
|•Real tasks and real purposes|
|•Links between school learning and the real world|
|•Building on students' strengths|
|•Recognizing schools' dependence on logical/mathematical and linguistic intelligences|
|•Attending to students' capacities using their musical, spatial, bodily/kinesthetic, intrapersonal, and interpersonal intelligences|
|Arts Integration: The Elegant Fit|
|•Synergy between content areas|
|•Varied and connected ways to represent knowledge|
|•Means of committing concepts and content to memory|
|•Concrete evidence of learning|
|•Representation of history and culture|
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Publication information: Book title: Renaissance in the Classroom: Arts Integration and Meaningful Learning. Contributors: Gail Burnaford - Editor, Arnold Aprill - Editor, Cynthia Weiss - Editor. Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Place of publication: Mahwah, NJ. Publication year: 2001. Page number: 1.
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