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The More We Look, the Deeper It Gets: Transforming the Curriculum through Art provides inspiration and practical guidance for teaching with works of art in order to deepen engagement and improve student learning. The book introduces the Pyramid of Inquiry, a flexible framework that teachers of all subject areas can use to support connections between students' lives, academic curriculum, and works of art from across time and place. Based on three years of research with New York City K-12 public school students and educators at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the book highlights best practices for teaching with works of art and shares exemplars from diverse classrooms. Readers will gain valuable insights, strategies and resources for leveraging the power of art to reach all learners.
About the Author
Nicola Giardina is a museum educator, consultant, and founder of Inspiring Learners through Art. She lives with her daughter in Brooklyn, New York.