Additional Arts Integration Resources

ARTS INTEGRATION – DEFINITIONS 
Kennedy Center’s Definition

 

WHY ARTS INTEGRATION?
Kennedy Center
Ken Robinson’s TED Talk
Education Closet

 

VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS STANDARDS
CA Department of Education’s Visual and Performing Arts Standards
National Core Arts Standards

 

HOW TO DO ARTS INTEGRATION 
Kennedy Center’s How To’s

Kennedy Center’s Arts Integration Lesson Archive

 

COMMON CORE AND THE ARTS – GENERAL
Education Closet
Developing Common Core Habits
PBS/RISD Learning Media: Discovery Through JuxtapositionPBS/RISD Learning Media: Attention and Perception

 

COMMON CORE AND THE ARTS – ELA CONNECTIONS
Connecting Sculpture and Writing

 

COMMON CORE AND THE ARTS – SCIENCE CONNECTIONS
Evaluating Art Through Different Lenses
Studying Balance in Art and Science

 

COMMON CORE AND THE ARTS – MATH CONNECTIONS
Using Art to Teach Fraction, Decimal, and Percentage Equivalents 
Paul Klee and Geometry Explorations
Exploring Linear Equations Using Sol Lewitt’s Wall Drawings
Moving Through Math
Creating AB Patterns
K-4 Creating Comic Strips About Math
Various Arts Integrated Math Lessons

 

ARTS, ELL AND SPED
Building Analysis Skills
Building Language Skills by Talking About Art

ARTS INTEGRATION BLOGS AND SITES
Kennedy Center’s ArtsEdge
Integrated Arts Academy
Teaching Channel
Harvard’s Graduate School of Education’s Artful Thinking

 

ARTS INTEGRATED LESSON PLANS – ALL ART DISCIPLINES
Kennedy Center’s AI Lesson Plans
Education Closet
Edutopia

 

ARTS INTEGRATION AND STEAM STRATEGIES
Education Closet
Visual Thinking Strategies
See-Wonder-Think
Building Analysis Skills Through Art
Claims and Evidence
Encouraging Students Debate
I Do-We Do-You Do
Museum Exhibitions as Culminating Event
Visiting a Museum
Performance as Culminating Activity
Applying Knowledge at a Museum

 

ONLINE MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York
The Guggenheim Museum, New York
The National Art Gallery, Washington DC
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington DC
The Getty Center, Los Angeles
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
The Tate Collection
The Whitney Museum of American Art
Library of Congress’ Songs of America
Google Art Project