Resources: Book list

Visit to find and purchase these recommended books. For more reading, visit the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

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Ainger-Clark, Baby Einstein: The ABC’s of Art, Baby Einstein Co. ISBN# 0786808829

Armstrong, Thomas. Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom, 2nd Edition. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. ISBN# 0871203766

Armstrong, Thomas. The Multiple Intelligences of Reading and Writing: Making the Words Come Alive. ASCD, ISBN#0-87120-718-4

Banek, Reinhold and Scoville, Jon. Sound Designs. Ten Speed Press. ISBN# 08998157757

Banyai, Istan. Zoom. Viking. ISBN 0-670-85804-B

Black, P. (1998). Art in Mississippi, 1790-1980 (Heritage of Mississippi Series, Vol. 1). Oxford, MS: University Press of Mississippi. ISBN 1578060842

Blanchard, Ken and Bowles, Sheldon. The Magic of Working Together. William Morris. ISBN: 068817036

Blecher, Sharon, and Kathy Jaffee. 1998. Weaving in the Arts: Widening the Learning Circle. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. ISBN: 0-325-00032-8

Bloomfield, Anne, et al. Teaching Integrated Arts in the Primary School: Dance, Drama, Music and the Visual Arts. David Fulton Publishers. ISBN# 1853466603.

Brown, John L. and Moffett, Cerylle A. The Hero’s Journey: How Educators Can Transform Schools and Improve Learning. ASCD. ISBN# 0-87120-344-8

Brown, John L. Making the Most of Understanding by Design. ASCD. ISBN# 0-87120-860-1

Brown, Tricia. Someone Special Just Like You. Henry Hold & Co. ISBN# 0805042687.

Brown, Victoria, et al. The Dramatic Difference: Drama in the Pre-Schooland Kindergarden Classroom. Heinemann. ISBN# 0325001219

Burnaford, Gail, Aprill, Arnie, and Weiss, Cynthia. Renaissance in the Classroom: Arts Integration and Meaningful Learning. TF-LEA, ISBN# 0805838198

Burton, Leon. Artsplay: Creative Activites in Art, Music, Dance, and Drama for young Children. Addison-Wesley Publishers. ISBN# 0201002019

D’Acquisto, Linda. Learning On Display (Student-Created Museums That Build Understanding). ASCD. ISBN-13: 978-1-4166-0285-9

Dennison, Paul and Dennison, Gail E. Brain Gym: Simple Activities for Whole Brain Learning (Teacher’s Edition). Edu Kinesthetics. ISBN# 0942143027

Diehn, Gwen. Making Books That Fly, Fold Wrap, Hide, Pop Up, Twist and Turn. Lark Books. ISBN# 1579903266.

Edwards, Linda Carol. The Creative Arts: A Process Approach for Teachers and Children. Prentice Hall. ISBN# 0131700286

Esquith, Rafe. TEACH Like Your Hair’s On Fire. Viking, The Penguin Group. ISBN# 978-0-670-03815-2

Ewald, Wendy, and Lightfoot, Alexandra, I Wanna Take Me a Picture: Teaching Photography and Writing to Children, Beacon Press 17 September, 2002 ~ ISBN: 0807031410

Freeman, Linda, Faith Ringgold. Talking to Faith Ringgold. Crown Publishers. ISBN# 0517885468

Frohardt, Darcie Clark. Teaching Art with Books Kids Love. Fulcrum Publishing. ISBN# 1555914063

Froschl, Merle, Including All of Us: An Early Childhood Curriculum About Disability, Developed by Project Inclusive. Educational Equity Concepts, Inc. ISBN# 0931629004

Jacobs, Heidi Hayes. Mapping the Big Picture: Integrating Curriculum and Assessment K-12. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. ISBN# 0-87120-286-7

Hume, Helen D., The Art Teacher’s Book of Lists, Prentice Hall, ISBN 0-13-517756-1

Jensen, Eric. Arts with the Brain in Mind. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. ISBN# 0871205149

Jensen, Eric. Different Brains, Different Learners. Brain Store, Inc. ISBN# 1890460087

Jensen, Eric. Music with the Brain in Mind. Brain Store, Inc. ISBN# 1890460060

Jensen, Eric. Teaching with the Brain in Mind. Assn for Supervision & Curriculum Develop. ISBN# 0871202999

Jensen, Eric. Top Tunes for Teaching (977 Song Titles & Practical Tools for Choosing the Right Music Every Time). Brain Store, Inc. ISBN# 1-890460-43-5

Kelner, Lenore Blank, and Flynn Rosalind, A Dramatic Approach to Reading Comprehension. ISBN-10 0325007942

Kohl, MaryAnn F, Jean Potter. Global Art: Activities, Projects and Inventions from Around the World. Gryphon House. ISBN#087659190x

Kuskin, Karla. The Philharmonic Gets Dressed. Bt Bound. ISBN #0808585312

Mantoine, Smead. Weaving Through Words. International Reading Association. ISBN# 0872024560

McTighe, Jay and Wiggins, Grant. Understanding by Design Professional Development Workbook. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. ISBN# 0-87120-855-5. Please order 35 copies of this book

McTighe, Jay and Wiggins, Grant. Understanding by Design, Expanded 2nd Edition. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. ISBN# 1-4166-0035-3

McTighe, Jay and Wiggins, Grant Schooling By Design. ASCD. ISBN-10:1416605800

Merrion, Margaret, et al. Creative Drama and Music Methods: Introductory Activities for Children. Linnet Professional Publications. ISBN# 020802428x

Mettler, Barbara. Children’s Creative Dance Book. Metter Studio. ISBN#0912536055

Morris, Lisa Rappaport and Linda Schultz. Creative Play Activities for Children with Disabilities. Human Kinetics. ISBN# 0873229339

Payne, Ruby V. A Framework for Understanding Poverty. aha Process, Inc. 15 May, 2005. ISBN: 1929229488

Peterson, Lenka; O’Connor, Dan; Neman, Paul; Coles, Robert. Kids Take the Stage. Watson-Guptill Publishing. ISBN# 082307742X

Prelutsky, Jack. Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!. Knopf. ISBN# 0679890084

Prelutsky, Jack. The New Kid on the Block. Greenwillow. ISBN# 0688022715

Ready, Tom, Grammar Wars, Games and Improvs for Learning Language Arts, Meriwether Publishing, Ltd. ISBN: 1-56608-063-0

Reynolds, Peter H. The Dot. ISBN 0763619612

Reynolds, Peter H. The North Star. ISBN 1891405004

Ringhold, Faith. Tar Beach. Crown Books for Young Readers. ISBN# 0517580306

Rodriguez, Susan, Culture Smart!, Prentice Hall, ISBN0-13-145863-9

Rogers, Fred. Extraordinary Friends. Puffin. ISBN#0698118618.

Rosenberg, Jane. Dance Me a Story: Twelve Tales from the Classic Ballets. Hudson Annex. ISBN# 0500277397

Ross, Cynthia Meyers and Karen Meyers Stangl, The Music Teacher’s Book of Lists, Parker Pub.Co. ISBN 0-13-093832-7

Stevenson, Lauren and Deasy, Richard. Third Space: When Learning Matters. Arts Education Partnership. ISBN#1-884037-97-6.

Tate, Marcia L., Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain, Sage Publications. ISBN# 0761-93881-8

Whitney, Dorthy. Creatures of an Exceptional Kin. Humanics Publishing Group. ISBN#0893341274

Williams, Diane; Stenson, Jane; Norfolk, Sherry. The Storytelling Classroom: Applications Across the Curriculum. Libraries Unlimited 2006. ISBN# 1-59158-305-5

Wilson, Bruce L. and Corbett, Dick. Listening to Urban Kids: School Reform and the Teachers They Want. SUNY Press, ISBN: 0-7914-4840-1