Arts Integration

Arts integration is another and/or alternative way for the arts to be taught within schools. Arts integration is the combining of the visual and/or performing arts and incorporating them into the everyday curriculum within classrooms. Arts integration is especially important today when some schools no longer have or have small arts education programs because it allows for the arts to still be taught and used. Learning in a variety of ways allows for students to use their eight multiple intelligences as described by theorist Howard Gardner in his Theory of Multiple Intelligences. The eight multiple intelligences include bodily-kinesthetic, intrapersonal, interpersonal,linguistic, logical-mathematical, musical, naturalist, and spatial.