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2015

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Georgia Southern University

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Arts-Integration In A Middle Grades Social Studies Classroom, Stephanie J. Dorminey Jan 2015

Arts-Integration In A Middle Grades Social Studies Classroom, Stephanie J. Dorminey

University Honors Program Theses

Many middle grades students are not engaged in their Social Studies classrooms, and history teachers are faced with the task of finding an effective way to engage students and help them remember the required content. The purpose of this study was to investigate how integrating the arts in a middle grades history classroom influences student learning and student satisfaction in social studies. The study is mixed-methods; therefore, data collected are both quantitative and qualitative. Participants are two classes of middle grades students at a rural school in the Southeastern United States. This study will benefit educators who are interested in ...