Western Michigan University

ED 430: Creativity in the Classroom

Allison Downey

Diane Eberts

Resources for Arts Integration

1. Your coursepack, chapters from:

2. State Curriculum Benchmarks and Standards:



3. National Arts Education Curriculum Standards and Benchmarks:



4. ARTSEDGE: Kennedy Center: supports the place of arts education at the center of the curriculum through the creative and appropriate uses of technology. ARTSEDGE helps educators to teach in, through and about the arts.
Lessons Samples and Resources:


5. Diane Eberts: Arts Integration Coordinator at Woods Lake Elementary (337-0790) Diane has made available her library of integrated and her Arts Integration Resource Notebook. I will bring this samples to class for you along with former students' unit plans, but for further exploration, stop by and see Diane. (If you click on her name, you can send her an email!)

6. Award-winning Artistic Director Anne Green Gilbert is known throughout the country as a leader in children's dance education. She founded Kaleidoscope Dance Company and the Creative Dance Center in 1981. The CD's by Eric Chappelle that I / Deb Norton used on 11/3/03 for your oceanography, solar system, and geography dances are available on this website as well as Anne's books on creative dance:



Fall 2003: ED 430 Home Page

Spring 2004: ED 430 Home Page