-- >> From: Marilyn Lawrie[SMTP:lawrie] >> Sent: Sunday, March 08, 1998 9:54 AM >> To: artsednet.edu >> Subject: Research Leads? >> >> I am hoping that someone can point me towards specific research >> documentation to >> do with the following: >> >> a) the link between enhanced brain development as a result of early >> exposure >> to the arts >> >> b) any links between enhanced performance and brain physiology and >> those who >> were only exposed to the arts later in adult life. >> >> Through the internet I have located a press release and some detailed >> information that was published in the Feb '97 issue of Neurological >> Research >> showing how music can enhance spatial-reasoning ability. Can anyone >> suggest >> other sources (either internet, journals, researchers, institutions, >> etc) >> that further deal with music and/or other areas of the arts >> (performing and >> visual arts). >> >> Thanks very much. >> >> Marilyn Lawrie >> Almar Productions >> 2083 Hollowview Road >> R.R. #2, Stirling Ontario K0K 3E0 >> tel/fax: 613-395-5787 >>
When you are reserching materials in the library some of the subject headings to look for are "cognitive learning theory" and visual literacy. While these are not specifically what you are looking for, you can tease information out of the work in these fields to get well substantiated backup.
Making connections: teaching and the human brain by Renate Caine.
About Learning by Bernice McCarthy -- 4MAT & Right/Left Brain system
A different kind of classroom: teaching with dimensions of learning by Marzano
Authors of pictures, draughtsmen of words by Ruth Hubbard
Going beyond words by Kathy Mason
Classroom lessons: integrating cognitive theory and classroom practice by Kate McGilly -- has many essays including a good one by Howard Gardner
Now, I have a question -- I am working on a study guide for "Tales from the Arabian Nights" in conjuntion with a local theatre performance. Anyone have any great ideas??
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