ERIC Number: ED289774
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Art in the Elementary Schools: A Manual for Teachers. Curriculum Bulletin Number Eight. 1963-1964 Series.
Riley, Olive L.; And Others
This manual is intended to help elementary teachers: (1) recognize and achieve the objectives of the art program; (2) organize the classroom (including the equipment, art materials, and tools) to provide an atmosphere conducive to congenial living, and efficient working and learning; (3) plan painting, drawing, and craft activities so that children grow in satisfaction, competence, and appreciation; (4) recognize child growth in diversified creative art activities; and (5) understand how and when art activities can best be related to other curriculum areas. Specific chapter titles are "Introduction: The Art Program"; "Painting"; "Drawing"; "Modeling with Clay"; "Making Posters"; "Working with Paper"; "Using Cloth and Trimmings, Yarns and Fibers"; "Building with Blocks";"Constructing with Wood and Other Materials"; "Puppets and Puppetry"; and "Developmental Stages in Art Activities." Nearly 50 references are cited. (AEM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Appreciation, Art Education, Art Materials, Creative Art, Creativity, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Experiential Learning, Extracurricular Activities
New York City Board of Education, Division of Curriculum and Instruction, 131 Livingston Street, Room 613, Brooklyn, NY 11201 ($8.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Note: Reprinted in 1986.