ERIC Number: ED330455
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Jul-24
Reference Count: 0
Children and the Arts: A Source Book of Arts Experiences for School Age Child Care Programs Developed for Florida's At-Risk Children.
University of Central Florida, Orlando. Coll. of Education.; Florida Alliance for Arts Education.
Designed to assist administrators and teachers conducting child care programs for school-age at-risk children, this curriculum guide outlines age-appropriate, process-oriented arts experiences. Content focuses on learning activities in the visual arts, dance/creative movement, drama, and music. Each section includes all or several of the following subsections: (1) comments on age-appropriate activities; (2) guidelines for implementing activities; (3) outlines of lessons; (4) suggestions concerning community resources; (5) guidelines on creating a space for activities; (6) recommendations on supplies; (7) lists of materials and bibliographic resources; and (8) sheet music. Lesson plans state objectives, list materials, advise on the preparation and demonstration of the activity, and discuss motivating children to participate. Individual sections also intermittently include suggestions on organizing an activity center and/or elaborating the activity in subsequent lessons. (RH)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Art Activities, At Risk Persons, Dance, Dramatic Play, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Music Activities, School Age Day Care
Florida Department of Education, c/o Melvyne Lord, Educational Materials, Collins Building, Room B1, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400 ($2.00; Florida residents must add 7% sales tax).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Public Schools.
Authoring Institution: University of Central Florida, Orlando. Coll. of Education.; Florida Alliance for Arts Education.
Note: For a source book for pre-kindergarten programs, see PS 019 466.