How Children Make Art Lessons in Creativity from Home to School

ISBN-10: 080774719X
ISBN-13: 9780807747193
Edition: 2006
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Description: With his unique and refreshing perspective, Szekely shows educators how to use ideas from home art and play activities as the basis for a school art program that is meaningful to children. The author presents memorable descriptions and inspiring  More...

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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

With his unique and refreshing perspective, Szekely shows educators how to use ideas from home art and play activities as the basis for a school art program that is meaningful to children. The author presents memorable descriptions and inspiring moments from a lifetime of studying children's home art-all to introduce readers to a wealth of art teaching possibilities. In these pages we learn what happens when children entering the art room are treated as colleagues, bringing their own ideas to an art curriculum that doesn't overshadow them with adult art plans and teachings about adult artists.

Preface
Learning from Home Studios
Inside the Green Cabinet
Why Visit Children's Studios?
Reports from Home Visits
The Final Frame
Children's Rooms as Art Studios
Bed Artists
Artists on the Floor
Pillow Artists
Playhouse Artists
Art in Childhood Events
Birthday Artists
Parade Artists
Gift-Giving Artists
Remaking the World, One Object at a Time
Handwork Artists
Personal-Container Artists
Mail Artists
Phone Artists
Finding Art Opportunities Everywhere
Kitchen Artists
Store-Play Artists
School Bus Artists
Outdoor Artists
Learning Design by Designing at Home
Shelf Artists
Dress-Up Artists
Home-Chore Artists
Discovering Art in Everyday Playing
Water Artists
Flashlight Artists
Disguise Artists
Home Drawing Experiences Guiding School Art
Line Players
Drawing Inventors
Scissor Artists
From Copyist to Artist
Painting at Home and Painting in School
Brush Artists
Color Artists
Canvas Artists
Experienced Printmakers Wanted in School
Pocket Printers
Life Printers
Print-Store Artists
Discovering a Third Dimension: Children's School Sculpture
Block-Playing Artists
Doll Artists
Hanging Artists
Art on Wheels
Small-Scale Artists
Children Invent the Future Art World
Idea Artists
Inventor Artists
Children as Art Teachers
A Lifelong Appreciation of Beautiful Objects
Art History and Appreciation at Home and in School
Showing Home Art to School Art Classes
Children's Art Is Real Art
Sample Lesson Plan
Select Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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