The Developing Early Literacies Through the Arts (DELTA) project, made possible by an Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination Grant from the U. S. Department of Education, consisted of a three-year collaboration between the Chicago Public Schools and CAPE, focusing on the contribution of arts integration to text literacy development in grades 1, 2 and 3. The DELTA study demonstrates how arts learning promotes multiple literacy learning processes that depend more on creative response, imagination, experimentation and aesthetic experience than do methods of learning that emphasize formulaic responses to rule-based literacy instruction.
Title: Developing Early Literacy through the Arts: A Final Report
Publication date 2007-05-21
Publication Year 2007
Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education (CAPE)
North America / United States (Midwestern) / Illinois / Cook County / Chicago
, arts learning
, language literacy
, teaching artists
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