The diagram below provides a collection of links to research and rationales for using Arts based practice in a range of learning areas. Use them for staff professional learning to explore and build in changes to the ways teachers can develop their practice for student learning achievement.
Short video on the role of Arts Participation in students’ academic and non-academic outcomes.
Power sharing and risk taking×
Sir Ken Robinson on Common Core, Creativity, & Technology in the Classroom: Sir Ken Robinson argues for setting an environment where students and teachers can share and celebrate each other’s creativity as well as embracing risk as an essential part of learning.
Talking Heads: Christine Morrow – What are the Arts for? is a short video describing the power of including the Arts to make connections to empower and engage learners. (Box 4)
Value the process×
We love to learn through music - Pipalyatjara Anangu School Making the video was a catalyst for children to extend their instrument skills, vocal control, literacy, numeracy, listening, and co-operation. The children experienced deep learning by observing their own learning process.
Push the boundaries×
What the world needs now are creative thinkers, Brent Hasty - Whether it's the arts, engineering, science, education or medicine, what leaders across all disciplines are calling out for are creative thinkers. Brent Hasty is Executive Director of MINDPOP based in Austin Texas, an organisation dedicated to equity of access to creative learning.
A<R<T Arts Rich Together short video highlighting the power of using the Arts to liberate students and teachers from the conformity of the classroom to teach concepts and assist students to engage more deeply in learning processes.
Creativity, engagement, self development and inclusion×
The Teaching for Effective Learning (TfEL) pedagogy framework is there to help you design learning that is engaging, inclusive and supports students to become confident learners.
Join the TfEL Teachers Companion Facebook group to share pedagogy resources and examples of pedagogy that support effectie learning.