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Recommended books, articles, and websites for further information on conducting art investigations, planning lessons, and finding out more about arts-based practices.
Burnham, Rika. The Journal of Aesthetic Education 39.1 (spring 2005). Champaign, Ill: University of Illinois Press, 2005.
Calkins, Lucy McCormick. The Art of Teaching Reading. New York: Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, 2001.
Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly. Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1996.
Delisle, Robert. How to Use Problem-Based Learning in the Classroom. Alexandria, Va.: ASCD, 1997.
Dewey, John. Art As Experience. New York: Minton, Balch & Company, 1934.
Ehrenworth, Mary. Looking to Write. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 2003.
Eisner, Elliot W., The Arts and the Creation of Mind. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2002.
Falk, John H., and Lynn D. Dierking. Learning from Museums: Visitor Experiences and the Making of Meaning. New York: Altamira Press, 2000.
Falk, John H., and Lynn D. Dierking. The Museum Experience. Washington, D.C.: Whalesback Books, 1994.
Gardner, Howard. Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligence. New York: BasicBooks, 1983.
Gartenhaus, Alan. Minds in Motion: Using Museums to Expand Creative Thinking. Third edition. San Francisco: Caddo Gap Press, 1997.
Hein, George E. Learning in the Museum. New York: Routledge, 1998.
Herz, Rebecca S. Looking at Art in the Classroom: Art Investigations from the Guggenheim Museum. New York: Teachers College Press, 2010.
Jacobs, Heidi Hayes. Mapping the Big Picture. Alexandria, Va.: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1997.
Marshall, Julia. "Connecting Art, Learning, and Creativity: a Case for Curriculum Integration." Studies in Art Education: a Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education 46.3 (2005): 227–241.
McQuade, Donald, and Christine McQuade. Seeing and Writing. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000.
Perkins, David N. The Intelligent Eye. Los Angeles: Getty, 1994.
Postman, Neil, and Charles Weingartner. Teaching as a Subversive Activity. New York: Dell, Inc., 1969.
Schmidt, Laurel. Classroom Confidential: The Twelve Secrets of Great Teachers. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 2004.
Sungur, S., C. Tekkaya, and O. Geban. "Improving Achievement Through Problem-Based Learning." Journal of Biological Education 40.4 (2006): 155–160. Print.
Tough Choices or Tough Times: The Report of the New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce. San Francisco: John Wiley & Sons, 2007.
Walsh-Piper, Kathleen. Image to Word: Art and Creative Writing. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Education, 2002.
Wiggins, Grant P., and Jay McTighe. Understanding by Design. Second edition. ASCE, Alexandria, Va.: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2005.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Arts Curriculum, guggenheim.org/artscurriculum
A collection of educator guides from past and current Guggenheim shows.
The Museum of Modern Art, Multimedia, moma.org/education/multimedia.html
Interactive ways to look at MoMA’s art collection.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Explore & Learn, metmuseum.org/explore/classroom.asp
Lessons, images, and information about art throughout history available as PDFs.
Art Babble, artbabble.org
A multi-faceted resource for artist interviews and museum exhibitions.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Interactive Features, sfmoma.org/education/edu_online.html
An interactive web feature that teaches about modern art.
PBS.org, Art 21, pbs.org/art21
Lesson plans and information about contemporary art and artists.