Diane B. Jaquith is a K-5 art teacher in Newton, MA and a co-founder of Teaching for Artistic Behavior, Inc., a choice-based art education advocacy organization. She is the co-author of Engaging Learners Through Artmaking: Choice-Based Art Education in the Classroom. Nan E. Hathaway is a middle school art teacher in Duxbury, VT. She is a gifted education specialist and is on the board of directors for Teaching for Artistic Behavior, Inc.. She is the author of studio-learning.blogspot.com.
The Learner-Directed Classroom highlights an exciting approach to twenty-first century pedagogy that will prove important not only to how we educate in the arts classroom--but in all classrooms.--Harvard Education Review
"Throughout reading this book one question kept popping up in my mind: Why aren't ALL classrooms--academic and art based--designing with this learner-directed model?...This book is a useful tool for both preservice and experienced educators looking for methods to use within the constraints of a system of compliance and conformity."--National Art Education Association