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(NEW) Cross-Curricular Connections at the Elementary Level

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Introduction

Introduction 1:42

Understanding Cross-Curricular Connections

Defining Cross-Curricular Planning 5:14

Outcomes of Effective Cross-Curricular Planning 2:58

Getting Started 1:57

Initial Planning for Cross-Curricular Connections

Finding Collaborators 3:11

Identifying Standards and Discovering Connections 4:13

Art-Centered Planning 2:33

Art and History

Egyptian Collars 6:39

Greek Mythology Vases 10:27

Art and Language Arts

Harlem Renaissance Poetry 8:24

Chinese New Year Dragons 7:54

Art and Science

Collection Drawings 7:43

Andy Goldsworthy Arrangements 7:59

Art and Math

Islamic Design Tiles 5:35

Assessing Cross-Curricular Collaboration

Strategies for Assessment 3:55

Conclusion

Conclusion 1:16

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(NEW) Cross-Curricular Connections at the Elementary Level

4 PD Hours

  • 1 Gain strategies for arts-centered cross-curricular planning.

  • 2 Learn how to identify common standards between art and other subject areas.

  • 3 Explore a variety of unique lessons that celebrate cross-curricular connections between art and four other subject areas.

It’s easy to see the power of connecting art with other subject areas. But, sometimes, it seems like cross-curricular learning comes at the expense of art practices. In this PRO Learning Pack, join Jordan DeWilde as he shows you how to create deep, authentic connections while keeping art at the forefront. You’ll find specific ideas to help you connect your art curriculum to history, science, math, and language arts in a natural, meaningful way.


Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies

CURRICULUM
Planning
1.4 Develops engaging activities, resources, lessons, and/or centers
1.5 Demonstrates thorough background/content knowledge

INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES
Differentiation
3.11 Considers students’ background knowledge and ability levels when planning instruction

PROFESSIONALISM
Professional Practice
6.2 Adds value to team and school culture
6.3 Interacts with other professional educators

Jordan DeWilde

Jordan DeWilde

High School Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator

Jordan DeWilde currently teaches grades 3-6 in Oregon, Illinois. He strives to create an inclusive curriculum by developing lessons with positive representations of diverse artists and issues. Jordan tells his students, “Great art has been created by men and women of different races, cultures, and communities throughout history.” His mission is to teach his students that art is for everyone!

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Resources

https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/07/52.2BenefitsofCrossCurricularPlanning.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/07/52.2FindingCollaborators.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/11/52.2CrossCurricularConnectionsMusic.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/07/52.2IdentifyingCommonStandards.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/07/52.2CrossCurricularConnectionsLanguageArts.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/07/52.2CrossCurricularConnectionsScience.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/07/52.2DesignTechniquesforCeramicTile.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/11/52.2CrossCurricularProjectEvaluationRubric-1-2.pdf

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