Art and Creative Development for Young Children

ISBN-10: 1428359206
ISBN-13: 9781428359208
Edition: 6th 2009
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Book details

List price: $198.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 1/7/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Art and Creative Development for Young Children, 6th Edition, has been completely revised to include an in-depth discussion of technology to aid teachers in understanding the role technology can play in children's visual art appreciation and production. Guidelines for establishing an inclusive art program in classrooms for young children are included for early childhood professionals. Activities and recipes make the text a valuable resource for in-service teachers.

Robert Schirrmacher was an instructor with the San Jose/Evergreen Community College District. He received his Ph.D. in Early Childhood Education from the University of Illinois. His experience includes teaching preschool, kindergarten, and first grade as well as teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels. He has assisted in Montessori schools and directed programs for young children. Dr. Schirrmacher has served as a consultant to parent groups and public and private early childhood programs. As an advocate for developmentally appropriate education and quality care for young children, he has been involved in professional organizations at the local, state, and national levels.

Jill Englebright Fox is a professor of early childhood education and the Director of Assessment at the University of Houston-�Victoria. After teaching kindergarten and first grade in the Texas public schools for eight years, she received her Ph.D. in Early Childhood Education from the University of North Texas. She continues to be active in early childhood classrooms as a volunteer, a professional consultant, a researcher, and a teacher educator.

Preface
Understanding Creativity
Creative Thinking
Creative Experiences
Art and the Developing Child
Special Needs and Cultural Diversity
Children's Artistic Development
Elements of Art
Aesthetics
Sensory Experiences
The Complete Early Childhood Art Program
Child-Centered Art vs. Teacher-Directed Projecs
Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Art
Integrating Art Across the Early Childhood Curriculum
The Art Center
Roles and Strategies that Facilitate Children's Artistic Expression
Responding to Children's Art
Art Assessment
Artistic Junk
Where to go in Your Local Community for Artistic Junk
Art Resources
Catalogues
Art-Related Books
Professional Organizations
Resources for Young Children with Special Needs
Glossary of Key Terms
References
Index

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