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What's New on ArtsEdNet

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Marlin Mowatt (mmowatt)
Thu, 10 Sep 1998 11:49:17 -0800

What's New on ArtsEdNet

Teaching Landmarks - Middle School Curriculum Unit
The Education Institute and the Getty Conservation Institute are proud to present an interdisciplinary curriculum unit that encourages students to explore and celebrate local, national, and global communities. Each of the three lesson plans include activities and worksheets for students and can be easily integrated into art, social studies, and language arts classes. Web links and a reading list also accompany the unit.

Learning in and Through Art
Learning In and Through Art, the latest Education Institute publication, introduces and provides a basic background and understanding of discipline-based art education. This book, now available online in its entirety, traces the evolution of DBAE and includes an extensive bibliography of books, articles, dissertations, and videos.

Trajan's Rome: the Man, the City, the Empire: An Interdisciplinary Middle School Curriculum Unit
This unit contains six lesson plans focused on Trajan's Empire. Created by the Education Institute and the National Center for History in the Schools at UCLA, Trajan's Rome offers an interdisciplinary approach to teaching ancient art and history. Each lesson includes activities and worksheets for students to explore aspects of life in the Roman Empire during the reign of Trajan. This unit also includes additional Web resources, image galleries, and a glossary.

Art and Ecology Image Galleries
Check out the new and improved image galleries for Art and Ecology, an online exhibition of contemporary ecological art with online resources for teachers. The redesigned galleries include thumbnail images of each artwork for easy access to the images.

Arts Education for Life and Work
The online version of the proceedings from Educating for the Workplace Through the Arts, a national conference sponsored by the Education Institute in cooperation with Business Week, is now available on ArtsEdNet. Find excerpts from presentations by leaders and experts in the field of education and art education.