Feeding the Spirit: Art, Dreams and Language in the Elementary Classroom, by Art Rogers, explores and documents the important role of art in elementary education, particularly in the area of language development, as well as across disciplines. The author also presents an eloquent and persuasive case for the importance of dreamwork in the classroom as an untapped source of inspiration for creative expression. In addition to providing a strong pedagogic and philosophical foundation supporting art as a core element of the learning process, Rogers gives specific, practical examples of successful instructional strategies from his own teaching experience.... the Hyperstudio projects my students have worked on in the past include: Several projects undertaken by the 2nd grade ... The first project of the year involved students working cooperatively to research and then write a report on spiders.
|Title||:||Feeding the Spirit|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2001-01|