Arts Integration in Education Infographic
Arts integration is an approach to teaching and learning through which content standards are taught and assessed equitably in and through the arts. However, arts integration is still somewhat misunderstood by many in the educational community. The Arts Integration in Education Infographic shows how arts integration can serve as the connective pathway toward reaching and teaching every child and how it can empower educators in their professional growth.
The Arts Integration Process
- Pick what topic/idea you want to teavh
- Collaborate with Arts educators to align natural standards
- Teach the lesson ensuring that there is integrity to both subjects
- Assess student work in both content areas
Benefits of Arts Integration
- Student Buy-In
Students become active participants in their learning when the arts are intentionally integrated.
- Critical Thinking Skills
Student engage in critical thinking and construct personal meaning through their learning in arts integrated lessons
Yields an equitable learning environment for all learners through the own access points.
- Connective Learning
Furnishes a research-based pathway to teaching 21st century learning skills and natural avenues for differentiation.
Instructors become facilitators of creative learning and are empowered in their own professional growth
Ideas for Integrating the Arts
- Analyze artwork
- Story through dance
- Experimenting with sound
- Reflective journaling
- Dramatic play/tableau