I work at Toledo School for the Arts, which is 6-12th grade. If you are
interested, I believe the school is in the process of putting together a
curriculum package that others could use. Look up the website if you are
interested, and to get contact information. It is: www.ts4arts.org.
-Lydia in Toledo
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> Dear All,
> I am putting together a thesis problem/proposal for the M Ed and would
> very much appreciate any ideas. I've had difficulty thus far finding
> peer-reviewed studies on the topic and am not seeking out other
> directions to gather information.
> I teach 9-12 at Pittsburgh's High School for Creative and Performing Arts.
> The district has decided to merge the high school with our arts magnet
> 6-8 "feeder" school. Starting next academic year we will have 6-12 in
> the same building.
> Currently, there is no curriculum at either school. Our department
> coordinator has suggested we put one in place.
> My thesis concerns visual art curriculum design and content for the
> gifted and talented in a 6-12 school setting.
> Any ideas on where to research, suggestions of art teachers to speak
> to, districts with similar strong visual art focus, etc. would be
> greatly appreciated.