Art integrated learning makes class-room transition joyful , creative and promote appreciation of our rich and cultural heritage. It also promote act based enquiry, investigation, exploration critical thinking and creativity for class conceptual understanding of the concepts among the students. It also enhance experiential learning as enables students to drive meaning, understanding . You can learn about united art and education in our article. Despite the challenging situation facing art education in schools but there are some exemptions .This paper is based on the ethnographic case study of the school explore art education .In this school art integrated as natural part of school like have taken holistic approach to education .Art education practices were carried out in creative manner .
The students are by nature curious ,engage in play with object and respond too music, drama, rhythm and colour. The students from childhood delighted in interplay of light, sound, movements , shadow, shape, and colours. Art integrate learning (AIL) is teaching-learning model which based on learning through art. Art is an expression of ides created by human imagination , skills, and inventions. Art become medium of teaching-learning , a key elements to understand concepts within any subject of curriculum . You can also study more in the art supplies classroom. Students explore creativity while building connections between different concepts through various forms of art. Art experiences both visual (drawing, painting, clay-modeling, pottery paper craft, mask, puppet, making, heritage craft) and performing art (music, dance, theater , puppetry etc. lead to better understanding and constructions of knowledge and different concepts .Art have flexibility to accumulated eye appropriate opportunities for learners who can explore at their individual pace. This resonated with Experiential Learning .
Bengal (2010) state that arts lead to dramatic changes in brain such as strengthening the attention net- work ,Brain areas involved in music also active in processing language , auditory perception , attention, enjoy and motor controlled . Art education in much needed way of promoting balance mental development in today’s knowledge based world.
Harvey (1989) found that art process relates to cognition , achievement, motivation and self- concepts in students.
Art is essential in education because it instills in students the habit of mind that last a life time, critical analysis skills ,ability to deal with ambiguity to solve problems, preservance and rive for excellence .The creativity skills among students develop through art carry them onwards new ides new experience and new challenges not mentioned personally satisfaction .This is the intrinsic value of art cannot ne over estimated.
Art is unique way of knowing and understanding the world. Engagement in quality art education has been said to be positive affect overall academic achievement, engagement in learning and development of empathy towards others student’s participation in artistic and cultural experiences appears to strengthen their ability to concentrate and engage in personal and social identify perception which later in life increases their confidence and ability to engage in social context .
What is art Integration?
Art integration is using arts (music, visual art, dance, dram and creative writing) to teach non arts stands (language, math’s, science and social studies) .Art integration is term applied to an approach to teaching-learning that uses the fine and performing arts primary pathways to learning .Art integration diffuses from traditional arts education by inclusion of both an art discipline and traditional subject as part of learning .
Gyanodaya Vidya Mandir use the theme Best Out of waste is one of such craft which follow environment friendly principle and at same time create useful and picturesque object out of waste products. In order to students aware of use of waste material and give them lesson on the reducing waste to save future . Gyanodaya Vidya Mandir regularly conduct the activities based on 5R principles (Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Recover) Little hands and imaginative minds to come together in a creative burst of energy .Mind blowing beyond expectation m fabulous ideas were demonstrated by students. They were prepared very creative and innovative models and art items from different waste materials. They used reusable and recyclable materials like news paper, she boxes, bangles, ice cream sticks and much more from these items they were created an amazing array of display items and useful .Every day objects leaving totally impressed. The value like preservation, recycling, conservation , reduced , recycle, reuse etc. imbibed on young heart and minds by demonstration this noble act of caring our environment .It helped the student to develop their fine motor skills while using different kinds of material and also encourage them to use waste material for making decorative and useable items. It was amazing to see how scrap could be transform more in to such useful and beautiful articles .The creativity and artistic of the children were observed.