Product Description & Reviews
Making Meaning is a synthesis of theory, research, and practice that explicitly presents art as a meaning making process. This book provokes readers to examine their current understandings of language, literacy and learning through the lens of the various arts-based perspectives offered in this volume; provides a starting point for constructing broader, multimodal views of what it might mean to “make meaning”; and underscores why understanding arts-based learning as a meaning-making process is especially critical to early childhood education in the face of narrowly-focused, test-driven curricular reforms. Each contributor integrates this theory and research with stories of how passionate teachers, teacher-educators, and pre-service teachers, along with administrators, artists, and professionals from a variety of fields have transcended disciplinary boundaries to engage the arts as a meaning-making process for young children and for themselves.
Features & Highlights
- Making Meaning Constructing Multimodal Perspectives of Language Literacy and Learning Through Arts Based Early Childhood Education
|Item Weight:||0.85 pounds|
|Item Size:||0.61 x 9.25 x 9.25 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.9 pounds|
|Package Size:||6.1 x 0.8 x 0.8 inches|
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sku: 035519, ean: 9780155056008, isbn: 015505600X,