Children and Their Art: Methods for the Elementary School / Edition 5by Al Hurwitz, Michael Day
Pub. Date: 02/05/1991
Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers
This comprehensive resource for teaching art to children combines the latest thinking about the teaching of art with focus on providing a balanced art program. The authors provide all of the information necessary to plan, execute, and evaluate a successful program for both classroom and art teachers. The material is presented in a clear and understandable manner and is appropriate for undergraduates.
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Table of ContentsPART I: FOUNDATIONS AND GOALS FOR ART EDUCATION. 1. Foundations of Art Education: Children, Art and Society. 2. Art Education in Contemporary Classrooms: Issues and Practices. PART II: CHILDREN AS LEARNERS. 3. Children's Artistic Development: How Children Grow and Learn. 4. Children with Special Needs: Art for All Children. 5. Talented Children: The Nature of Artistic Giftedness. PART III: CONTENT OF ART. 6. Drawing: At the Heart of the Studio Experience I. 7. Painting: At the Heart of the Studio Experience II. 8. Sculpture, Ceramics, and Other Three-Dimensional Art Forms. 9. Printmaking. 10. Newer Media: Ideas and Earthworks: Computers to Lasers. 11. Design: Art Language and Application. 12. Art Criticism: From Classroom to Museum. 13. Art History: Other Times and Places. 14. Aesthetics: Philosophy in the Art Room. PART IV: INSTRUCTION. 15. Methods for Teaching Art: Classroom Practice. 16. The Social Dimension: Collaborative Art Activities and Instructional Games. PART V: CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT. 17. Curriculum: Background, Planning, and Organization. 18. Classroom Organization and Display of Student Work. 19. Assessing Student Progress and Program Effectiveness. APPENDIXES: A. A Historical Framework for Art Education: Dates, Personalities, Publications, and Events. B. Professional Responsibility and Professional Associations.C. Art Teaching and Learning Resources. Safer Materials for Elementary School Art. Index. Credit List.
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