Arts Education

This page covers grad resources in the following categories:  Fine Arts; Music; Drama; and Dance.

Web-Links:

Go here to access all ART web links.

Overdrive Resources:

To find these resources please make sure you are logged in already with your passwords.

All Grad resources can be found under this curated tab here.

To search for different topics choose fiction, literature or non-fiction titles and then refine down the side for young adult.  This will yield resources specific to your age group.

Or search in the search bar using your search terms.

L4U Resources:

Sign in to L4U catalogue with your passwords.

Click on this link to access all art resources both digital and non digital.  You will be able to access content in Overdrive e library as well as Ebscohost and Wikipedia by searching in the top tab on your search screen as shared below.

L4U

Subscriptions:

Sign in to subscriptions using your school passwords.  To find these, go to your parent’s Encom (school computer) homepage, choose “Curriculum Resources” from the menu at the top, and scroll down to find the login information for the subscription of your choice.

Curio.ca

To find arts resources in Curio.ca, choose categories, then arts and finally the type of arts you wish to research.

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Alternatively, you can choose Resources, then “Curricula” and British Columbia, for resources that meet the British Columbia Education Plan.

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Then choose Arts Education and the program of your choice:

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To find out more under the same topic, be sure to choose the

see-related-content-image icon  which will open up more options under the same topic.  It also offers filters in the navigation on the left-hand side:  Categories, subjects, language, age group, media type, closed captioning, etc.

 

Discovery Education

Discovery Education has much video content on the arts.  Be sure to use the Canadian Discovery Education site or the login will not work. http://www.discoveryeducation.ca/Canada/

One search method is to just enter the topic of your choice (e.g. music, art, dance, drama) in the search box at the top of the site, then choose the grade level and other filters after the first set of results comes in.  E.g. for music:

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Alternatively, go to the “Advanced Search” (see red arrow in the screenshot above) and choose the topic  of your choice for your grade level.  Search by subject is at the very bottom of the Advanced Search screen.  You will want “visual and performing arts”.  https://app.discoveryeducation.ca/search/advanced/

Learn360

To find video content on the arts  use Learn 360 which has a plethora of art appreciation tools and ideas for teaching art.  http://learn360.infobase.com/p_Home.aspx

To find video content on art, go here.

To find video content on music and dance go here.

To find video content on the subject of music only, go here.

To find video content on the subject of dance only, go here.

To find video content on the subject of drama go here.

To set up your own Learn360 site, which allows you to stream and download audiobooks, music, speeches, articles, images, science experiments, math activities and timelines, please email Beth Johnson.

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