Art Is Fundamental

Author: Eileen S. Prince
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 161374126X
Format: PDF, Docs
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This comprehensive art curriculum can easily be integrated into any teacher's existing instruction and provides thrilling and rewarding projects for elementary art students, including printmaking techniques, tessellations, watercolors, calligraphic lines, organic form sculptures, and value collages. Detailed lessons--developed and tested in classrooms over many years--build on one another in a logical progression and explore the elements of texture, color, shape, line, form, and value, and principles such as balance (formal, informal and radial, ) unity, contrast, movement, distortion, emphasis, pattern and rhythm. Each lesson also represents an interdisciplinary approach that improves general vocabulary and supports science, math, social studies, and language arts. Though written for elementary school teachers, it can be easily condensed and adapted for middle or even high school students. A beautiful eight-page color insert demonstrates just how sophisticated young children's art can be when kids are given the opportunity to develop their skills.

Art Matters

Author: Eileen S. Prince
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613746318
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This collection of ideas and lesson plans will help classroom and homeschool teachers integrate art into their general curriculum. These inventive and effective methods use the visual arts to inspire creative writing and drama; explore math, music, science, and history; and cultivate critical thinking skills. Art instructors will learn strategies for incorporating other areas of study into the art classroom. Ranging from thought-provoking suggestions to concrete, hands-on lesson plans, these activities include an extensive resource list for classroom teachers without an art background.

Illustrated Elements of Art and Principles of Design

Author: Gerald F. Brommer
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781562906658
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Illustrated Elements of Art & Principles of Design has been developed for young students with large full color reproductions and clear explanations of each concept. Introductions to the elements of art and principles of design describe each concept with colorful illustrations, artwork, and photographs. Each individual concept is followed by hands–on activities to reinforce the students’ comprehension. 72 pages, concealed spiral wire binding. Document Viewer Friendly.

Art Teaching

Author: George Szekely
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136835954
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This comprehensive, up-to-date art methods text presents fundamental theories, principles, creative approaches, and resources for art teaching in elementary through middle school.

Elements of Art Workbook

Author: Andrew Kiczek
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780986277207
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book teaches the basics of art for K-5, with simple examples and handy review pages to reinforce concepts. The art workbook will have your kids asking: "Can we work on another page?" The skills are easy to teach and fun to learn! Preparation is easy, just pick the skill and you're ready to go.

How to Teach Art to Children

Author: Joy Evans
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780439965248
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Create a wow factor in your classroom with fantastic displays of children's art. * Cover all aspects of the art and design curriculum. * See how it's done with colour photos of children's work. * A range of ideas that fit into any time slot. * Save time with clear, simple, concise instructions. * Ideal for the non-artist with templates and patterns to photocopy.

Teaching Art

Author: Rhian Brynjolson
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
ISBN: 1553791959
Format: PDF
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LEVEL: For grades preK-8Teaching Art: A Complete Guide for the Classroom is an accessible and clearly written guide for integrating visual art into classroom practice. Revised and expanded from the author's previous bestselling resource, Art & Illustration, Teaching Art incorporates new developments in art education. Throughout the book, you will find suggestions for extending and adapting art exercises to meet the needs of both your students and the curriculum.This new edition includes: how to set up an art-friendly classroom how to teach drawing skills how to integrate art with core curricula how to use art and illustration as a companion to writing a chapter on art and assessment the basic art elements and principles colour mixing and colour theory strategies to encourage creativity and problem solving new chapters on sculpture, photography, video, multimedia, installation, and performance art featured artists and art teachers who share their best practices updated list of picture books, including several new children's books and illustrator ...and much more!Teaching Art is written for classroom teachers, art education specialists, childcare workers, artists working in schools, parents who home-school their children, and school administrators. It can also be used as a university textbook for Education students. The book provides a framework for teaching art in a way that is integrated with regular classroom practice and mindful of current art curriculum outcomes. Although the book focuses on art for primary and middle-school students from pre-school to grade eight, Teaching Art is also useful to art specialists at the high-school level who are looking for new strategies or project ideas to add to their established secondary programs.

Visual Arts for Middle Schools

Author: Jane Davis Copp
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1626751854
Format: PDF, Docs
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Visual Arts for Middle Schools is an instructional resource book designed for art educators. The book focuses on five art disciplines: drawing, painting, design, portraiture and art history/integration. Over 200 exemplary student art works, developed in the classroom, illustrate a quality art education program. The book is designed to provide teachers with instructional strategies that stimulate personal expression and higher thought process. Each of the 40 lessons encompass objectives, materials and visual resource lists, time frames, content standards, instructions and guidelines for assessment. Topics such as Audubon bird drawing, American Gothic colored pencil portrait renditions and Mexican Folk Art tempera painting are just a few of the interesting topics and art media explored in this book. The lessons can be adapted for younger and older children as well as integrated into an existing curriculum. The 40 lessons will also satisfy a year of art curriculum, meeting the National Standards for art education, for parents who home school their children.

Becoming an Art Teacher

Author: Jane K. Bates
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534522391
Format: PDF
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This book introduces the student to the field of teaching, discusses theory and practice of Art Education, and synthesizes and prepares students to make the transition from student to Art teacher. It presents art education as an integration of philosophy, history, theory, and practice. Bates illustrates how to apply theory to practice as an art educator. Models, methods, and experiences are provided to enlighten, inspire, and amuse. BECOMING AN ART TEACHER is a refreshing approach to art methods.