Art teaching : elementary through middle school
Source:Routledge, New York, p.313 (2012)
Call Number:Cubb N350 .S94 2012
Keywords:Art--Study and teaching (Elementary), Art--Study and teaching (Middle school)
Contents: From theory to practice -- Art in the elementary grades -- Middle-school art -- Classroom organization and assessment -- Art students as artists -- Professional development for the art teacher.; Summary: Art teaching speaks to a new generation of art teachers in a changing society and fresh art world. Comprehensive and up-to-date, it presents fundamental theories, principles, creative approaches, and resources for art teaching in elementary through middle school. Key sections focus on how children make art, why they make art, the unique qualities of children's art, and how artistic development can be encouraged in school and at home. Important aspects of curriculum development, integration, evaluation, art room management, and professional development are covered. A wide range of art media with sample art activities is included. Details about teaching art history and aesthetics and coverage of the National Art Education Association teaching standards are included.