SchoolArts Magazine

APR 2014

SchoolArts is a national art education magazine committed to promoting excellence, advocacy, and professional support for educators in the visual arts since 1901.

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Introduce rich, academic, oral vocabulary through engaging discussions about dazzling fne art and real-world photos. No worksheets or drills. Just 20 minutes a da , for just 2–4 da s a week an ou will see improved vocabular nd comprehension in all o our students regardless of their decoding skills! High-level, academic vocabulary to improve comprehension Discussions4Learning enriches the language arts curriculum with high-level vocabular . Explicit review of previously learned vocabulary Words are revisited in context in subsequent weeks as students discuss thought-provoking images. Authentic, engaging contexts for language development Images from around the globe and across time serve as authentic, engaging contexts for language learning. Fine art and cross-curricular connections Infuse fne art while reinforcing ke oncepts across the curriculum through brilliant, compelling images. Nurture that love with Discussions4Learning. Kids love big words! The Difference D a v i s P u b l i c a t i o n s 5 0 P o r t l a n d S t r e e t W o r c e s t e r , M A 0 1 6 0 8 • D i s c u s s i o n s 4 L e a r n i n g . c o m • I S B N 9 7 8 - 1 - 6 1 5 2 8 - 0 8 5 - 8 • © 2 0 1 2 D a v i s P u b l i c a t i o n s , I n c . A ll r i g h t s r e s e r v e d . T h i s C D m a y n o t b e c o p i e d w i t h o u t w r i t t e n p e r m i s s i o n f r o m t h e p u b l i s h e r . LeveL B 48 fne art images 48 real-world photos Learning Discussions Requires Microsoft ® PowerPoint ® or PowerPoint ® viewer Davis Publications | website | phone 800-533-2847 | e-mail Get FREE sample lessons and image CD at . The academically productive discussion skills that teachers develop through Discussions4Learning are at the core of the Common Core State Standards, and are exactly the kinds of discussions that are critical to English language arts, math, and the next generation of science standards. —Sarah Michaels, Ph.D., Clark Universit , Worcester, MA 11_18_4_14.indd 15 2/20/14 3:02 PM

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