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  • Cambridge University Press 978-1-107-43367-0 — Teaching the Arts 2nd Edition Frontmatter More Information

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    Teaching the Arts Early childhood and primary education

    Second edition

    Teaching the Arts: Early childhood and primary education offers a comprehensive and

    exciting introduction to Arts education in Australia and New Zealand. In this

    second edition, each chapter encourages readers to engage with the Arts and

    provides students with opportunities to develop their understanding and practical

    skills through reflective questions, examples and activities.

    Updated content includes:

    • significant extensions to each chapter, reflecting the five art forms of Dance,

    Drama, Media, Music and Visual Art

    • additional practical activities

    • alignment with current research and theory

    • extended online resources, including PowerPoint slides for lecturers.

    Teaching the Arts Second Edition draws important links to the finalised Australian

    Curriculum: The Arts, the New Zealand Curriculum, the Early Years Learning

    Framework and Te Whãriki, and includes substantial references to Indigenous

    histories and cultures, relationships with Asia and sustainability.

    Generously illustrated and supported by excellent online resources, Teaching

    the Arts Second Edition is an indispensable resource for pre-service teachers.

    Additional resources are available online at www.cambridge.edu.au/academic/

    teachingarts/

    David Roy is Lecturer in Education and Creative Arts at the

    University of Newcastle, New South Wales.

    William Baker is Lecturer in Arts and Social Education at

    the University of Tasmania, Tasmania.

    Amy Hamilton is Senior Lecturer in Visual Arts and Arts

    Education at Flinders University, South Australia.

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  • Cambridge University Press 978-1-107-43367-0 — Teaching the Arts 2nd Edition Frontmatter More Information

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    DAVID ROY

    WILLIAM BAKER

    AMY HAMILTON

    Teaching the Arts

    Early childhood and primary education

    Second edition

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    vii

    Contents

    Preface xi

    Acknowledgements xiii

    Introduction 1

    Part 1 Why: the Arts in education and society 5

    Chapter 1 A vision for the Arts in education 7

    Introduction 8

    What are the Arts and what do they ‘do’? 11

    The BIG disconnect: policy and provision/access and equity 14

    Learner agency and cultural diversity 17

    Sustained, sequential and ‘quality’ Arts education 20

    A ‘praxial’ vision for the Arts in education 22

    Your role: the Arts in early childhood and primary education 23

    Conclusion 27

    Review questions 27

    Recommended reading 28

    Chapter 2 Why the Arts are fundamental 29

    Introduction 30

    Arts education in 21st-century lives 31

    What we know about Arts education, its value and effects 33

    Learning ‘in’ and ‘through’ the Arts and your role 49

    Conclusion 53

    Review questions 54

    Recommended reading 54

    Chapter 3 The Arts and cross-curriculum priorities 55

    The meaning of cross-curriculum priorities 56

    New Zealand histories and cultures 58

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    viii Contents

    Early childhood settings 62

    Australia’s and New Zealand’s engagement with Asia 64

    Early childhood 69

    Primary years 70

    The Arts and sustainability 71

    Conclusion 75

    Review questions 76

    Recommended reading 76

    Part 2 What: the Arts Learning Areas 79

    Chapter 4 Learning in dance 81

    Introduction 82

    Engaging with dance in education 83

    Elements and principles of dance education 85

    Making in dance 86

    Responding in dance 91

    Dance in early childhood settings 94

    Moving to rhythm 96

    Dance in primary education 97

    Traditional dance styles 99

    Key competencies, general capabilities and dance 100

    Physical education and gender stereotypes 101

    Review questions 103

    Recommended reading 103

    Chapter 5 Learning in drama 104

    Engaging with drama in education 105

    Early childhood and primary settings 108

    Elements and principles of drama in education 112

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