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Prerequisites: "C" or better in EDU 1010.
This course will integrate the arts into academic learning, which research has shown helps improve a student's academic success and assists in creating an inclusive school community. the course draws on research form several disciplines to inform students' understanding of integrating the arts in diverse educational settings. The arts will be explored as an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning. One goal of the course is to consider how integrating the arts in culturally and linguistically diverse elementary classrooms creates inclusive curriculum that reflects a variety of world-views and perspectives. The course also addresses best practices within art integration and how to shape common core curriculum that is meaningful and engaging for elementary students. Several field experiences will be required.