ERIC Number: ED034773
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
The Comprehensive Fine Arts and Crafts Program, Grades 1-12. Proceedings of the Annual Directors of Instruction Conference on the Improvement of Teaching (10th, Las Cruces, New Mexico, January 19-20, 1968).
Prigmore, George T., Ed.
This collection of speeches is concerned with the fine arts and crafts programs in elementary and secondary schools. An introduction outlines the problem of aesthetics and fine arts education. Speakers (1) propose a humanities program for students of all abilities; (2) consider whether marching bands serve an aesthetic purpose in the high schools; (3) explore five student needs which a humanities program should satisfy; (4) discuss the improvement in compensatory education of the New Mexico fine and allied arts programs; (5) urge the promotion of a complete crafts program to stimulate each child's creative imagination; (6) report on the activities of the New Mexico Fine Arts Commission and its value to the schools; (7) survey the future of the fine arts in New Mexico schools; and (8) review the major trends which highlighted the Conference. (JM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Bands (Music), Compensatory Education, Creative Activities, Creative Development, Creative Expression, Cultural Enrichment, Educational Improvement, Elementary Education, Enrichment Activities, Fine Arts, Handicrafts, Humanities, Literature, Music Education, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
Mr. Rollie Heltman, Director of Fine Arts, State Dept. of Education, Capitol Bldg., Santa Fe, N.M. 87501 (limited supply, free)
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Sponsor: New Mexico Education Association, Santa Fe.; New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe.; New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces.
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