The Effects of Teaching Literacy Through the Arts

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The Effects of Teaching Literacy through the Arts on Students with Learning Disabilities by Amy Cardullo The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of teaching literacy through the arts on students with special needs. The objective was to determine the importance of kinesthetic or hands-on instruction on students with special needs. Lessons on line, comprehension and detail were taught through active learning. Students’ physical and verbal responses to this instruction were examined throughout the study and used as a basis to enhance learning. The qualitative method is utilized...

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Language, Literacy Skills and Visual Literacy

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Language, Literacy Skills and Visual Literacy: A Study of the Acquisition of Language and Literacy Skills By Special Education Students and English Language Learners (ELL) Gained in the Art Room Education Classroom by Kim Gavin By utilizing the strengths of special education students and English language learners (ELL) in the art education classroom, this action research study proposes to transition and enhance the language acquisition and literacy skills of these students into general education classroom settings through cross-curriculum encounters in the art education room. Using core...

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