Effect of Integrating Pop Culture in Teaching Practices

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The Effect of Integrating Pop Culture in Teaching Practices in Inclusion Graphic Art Classes by Gloria Ann Rautman-Chernyakhovsky Since the 1960’s, when artists like Andy Warhol celebrated images from pop culture as an art form, the effect of popular culture on the behavior of people in developed societies has only escalated. The behavior of children, because of their impressionability, is most affected by media exposure to popular culture. An education system as large as that of the American public schools ought to develop media literacy programs to help children recognize and understand...

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What Collaborative Strategies Can Be Used by the Art Teacher

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What Collaborative Strategies Can Be Used by the Art Teacher to Engage Urban Students with Special Needs? by Patricia Ryan Hutman Working with urban youth who have special needs is a challenge. The purpose of this study is to determine what collaborative strategies can be used by art teachers to engage students with special needs. This study helps us understand how urban students learn and how to enhance the curriculum to assist the students in achieving academic success. Through art, students classified with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have the opportunity for hands-on...

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