ERIC Number: ED180661
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Child Development Associate Training Program. Unit V: Expressive Experiences for Young Children. Module 1: Exposing, Appreciating and Communicating Through Expressive Experiences for Young Children. Unit Overview.
Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Philadelphia School District, PA.; Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
This Child Development Associate (CDA) training module enables CDA interns to introduce art experiences into the preschool classroom. The module guides the intern toward developing skill in helping children appreciate and communicate through art, music, dance and drama. At a satisfactory level of proficiency the CDA intern will be able to plan and implement an art lesson, activity or environmental arrangement. Both teacher's and trainee's materials are provided. The teacher's materials consist of pre-test directions, an answer key, and directions for the resource person and field supervisor. The student's materials include a pre-test, an activity list and activity directions. Nineteen lessons are provided in three sections: (1) Exposing, Appreciating and Communicating through Expressive Experiences for Young Children, (2) What Does Appreciating Art, Music and Drama Mean? and (3) Communicating Through Art, Music and Drama. A brief overview discusses expressive experiences for young children. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Activities, Art Appreciation, Art Education, Child Caregivers, Communication Skills, Competency Based Teacher Education, Dramatic Play, Early Childhood Education, Music Appreciation, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Teachers, Training
Research for Better Schools, Inc., 444 North Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123 (Unit V, PS 011 149, $8.00; complete set, PS 011 130-153, $161.50)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Philadelphia School District, PA.; Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.