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reference sources

Arts Education & School Improvement Resources for Local & State Leaders. Washington, D.C.: Office of the Secretary, U.S. Dept. of Education.

Banks. Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education. 2001.
SocSci Ref LC 1099.3 .H35 2001

Bunch. Art Education: A Guide to Information Sources. 1978. N 85 .X1 B84

Guide to Federal Funding for Education. Washington, D.C. : Education Funding Research Council. (annual) 1981-present.
LB 2805 .F29 1997

Michael. Visual Arts Teacher Resource Handbook: A Practical Guide for Teaching K-12 Visual Arts. 1993.
SocSci Ref N 353 .V59 1993

Mitchell. Encyclopedia of Multicultural Education. 1999.
SocSci Ref LC 1099.3 .M58 1999

Parks. Art Teacherís Desktop Reference. 1994. HumRef N 353 .P25 1994



Call Numbers
L = Education
N = Art ( N81-390 = Art education & research)

Subject headings
Art--Study and Teaching
Art in Education


RLIN (Web) and Worldcat

articles and periodical indexes


ArtBibliographies Modern
Art Full-Text & Art Index Retrospective
BHA (Bibliography of the History of Art)
Biography Index
Design and Applied Arts Index


Art Education
N 1 .A86 (Pro-Quest, Biography Full-Text)

Art Journal (CAA)
N 81 .A887 (Art Full-Text)

Arts and Activities
L 11 .A79 (EBSCO, Education Full-Text)

Arts Education Policy Review
NK 1260 .D4 (Biography Index, Education Index, Readerís Guide)

Harvard Educational Review
L 11 .H3x (Pro-Quest, America: History & Life, Education Full-Text, ERIC)

International Journal of Education and the Arts (Tempe, Ariz.)

Journal of Aesthetic Education
N 1 .J58 (Art Full-Text, ArtBibliographies Modern, Humanities Full-Text, Education Full-Text)

Journal of Creative Behavior
BF 408 .J65 (Education Full-Text)

School Arts
N 81 .S3 (Education Full-Text. ERIC, Art Full-Text)

Studies in Art Education
N 81 .S84 (Education Full-Text. Pro-Quest)

Teaching Exceptional Children
LC 3950 .T4 (Education Full-Text, Pro-quest)


Online workshops and arts educational activities aimed at all ages.

Art Junction
Collaborative online art projects and exchanges between teachers, students, and art professionals from across the globe.

Arts and Activities
Articles from this popular art education magazine.

Kennedy Center and the National Endowment for the Arts. Information, resources, and ideas that support the arts as a core subject area in the K-12 curriculum. For artists, teachers, and students.

Project of the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, K-12. Includes lesson plans, discussion of art education issues, and information on professional development for art educators.

Arts in Education Resource Libraries - National PTA
Articles and resources related to supporting arts education in schools.

Ask ERIC Ė The ERIC Database
Includes twenty-five Visual Arts lesson plans written by education students and teachers.

AskERIC Art Lessons Plans

Assistive Technology and Art
Ideas on assistive technology and strategies to make art more accessible.

Association for the Advancement of Arts Education

Ceramics and Pottery
Lesson plans covering various hand-building ceramic techniques, with related teaching materials and examples of student work.

Crayola's Educator Resource Page

DARE - Digital Art Resource for Education
DARE is an interactive resource for culturally diverse contemporary art education organized around the themes of Play, Space + Place, and Translation. Links to over 200 artist, gallery and education sites worldwide.

European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA)

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - The Arts
Extensive list of governmental links to online resources supporting arts education.

International Journal of Education and the Arts (IJEA)
Articles pertaining to issues in the various fields of aesthetics and arts education online dating back to 2000.

National PTA - Arts in Education Program Area

National Art Education Association

National Standards for Arts Education

University of Florida - Art education Links

VSA Arts (formerly Very Special Arts)
Organization dedicated to promoting the creative power in people with disabilities.


Eyes on Art 2
Interactive tutorials that will engage students in learning how to look at art. There is also an art history quiz and a teacherís guide available.

NGA Classroom: For Teachers and Students
Four thematic lesson plans and a resource finder to search the extensive collection of lessons and resources available on the NGA Web site plus two interactive game-like activities designed for students.

On-line Guides for Teachers from the Freer/Sackler Gallery

Visual Culture Workshop
Created by a Penn State art education student, includes K-12 curriculum resources on visual culture.

Yale - New Haven Teacher's Institute - Index to "A" Curriculum Units