This is a descriptive case study that examines the impact of an interdisciplinary, arts-centered curriculum implemented with rural, at-risk children in North Florida. In many areas of this country, the arts either face a threat of deletion from the school curriculum or have already been removed from school curricula altogether. The qNo Child Left Behindq act has resulted in the arts being removed from a small, rural middle school in Florida with a large student population at-risk of educational failure. Coresponding with the reintroduction of an arts-centered curriculum into this school, the guiding research question is qHow will an arts-centered, integrated, critical approach to teaching and learning affect rural, middle school students?qTalicia: Youa#39;re saying the studenta#39;s FCAT scores, the eighth graders... Wallace: The writing scores, the writing scores. Ia#39;ve saw in their writing, just in reading their writing, I saw tremendous difference in the creativity and the expression in theiranbsp;...
|Title||:||The Short-term Qualitative Impact of an Interdisciplinary Arts-centered Curriculum on Rural, At-risk Middle School Students|
|Author||:||Talicia V. Scriven|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|