ERIC Number: ED291641
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Visual Arts: Program Guidelines K-12.
Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC.
This guide was designed to provide a sequential art program for grades kindergarten through 12 and to assist teachers and administrators in maximizing the use of available resources. The program also reflects recent trends in art education that encourage the development of understanding and appreciation of art heritage, aesthetic perception and visual thinking, and critical judgment. Participation in creative expression is also encouraged. The essential components of a quality program are detailed in section 1, along with the philosophy, goals, and the roles played by the classroom teacher, art specialist, and administrator. The scope and sequence for kindergarten through sixth grade and course descriptions and objectives for grades 6-12 are presented in sections 2 and 3. Recommended time frame per class, weekly time allotments for elementary art instruction, and recommended course length for grades 6-12 are described in section 4. Guidelines for evaluating student work are discussed in section 5. Supplies and equipment that are required for a quality program are detailed in section 6, and space requirements and specifications for an adequate art facility are provided in section 7. The document concludes with a listing of periodicals and art organizations to help art teachers achieve professional growth and development. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC.