MMADD About The Arts: An Introduction to Primary Arts Education
Publication Date 28 Nov 2014
OverviewThis Pearson Original edition is published for the University of Western Sydney. The 4th edition of MMADD about the Arts brings a fresh approach to each of the art forms, linking the songs, learning experiences, graphic scores, programs and lessons mentioned in each chapter to the artsMMADD.com website, home to hundreds and hundreds of free creative arts resources for teachers. This edition brings arts theory and practice together in a user-friendly book that: explores the importance of teaching the creative arts in primary school; introduces pre-service and in-service teachers to principles and theories of learning in relation to the creative arts; builds a foundation of classroom management principles for the beginning teacher; integrates theory with practice in the five art forms of music, media arts, art, dance and drama; develops and demonstrates models of authentic integration across the arts and the curriculum; culminates in a series of integrated arts programs from Foundation classes to Year 6.