ERIC Number: ED383643
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
The Visual Arts and Early Childhood Learning.
Thompson, Christine Marme, Ed.
This anthology focuses on the earliest art expressions, experiences and encounters of young children in the educational setting. The 21 chapters include: (1) "The Visual Arts and Early Childhood Learning: Changing Contexts and Concepts" (Christine Marme Thompson); (2) "The Narrative Quality of Young Children's Art" (Marilyn Zurmuehlen; Larry Kantner); (3) "Significance of Adult Input in Early Childhood Artistic Development" (Anna M. Kindler); (4) "Art at Home: Learnings from a 'Suzuki' Education" (George Szekely); (5) "Preschool Children's Socialization through Art Experiences" (Patricia Tarr); (6) "The Case of the Easter Bunny: Art Instruction by Primary Grade Teachers" (Liora Bresler); (7) "Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Art Education" (Cynthia B. Colbert); (8)"A Portrait of an Early Childhood Art Teacher" (Elizabeth Smith Cole); (9) "Liberating Art Experiences for Preschoolers and their Teachers" (Kathryn Gaspar): (10) "Birthdays, Children, and Art: Museums as Meaningful Places for Young Children" (Priscilla Lund; Sandy Osborne); (11) "The Picture Museum: Creating a Photography Museum with Children" (Suzanne Kolodziej); (12) "A Bunch of Naked Ladies and a Tiger: Children's Responses to Adult Works of Art" (Marianne S. Kerlavage); (13) "Art Historical Understanding in Early Childhood" (Mary Erickson); (14) "Understanding Young Children's Ways of Interpreting their Experiences through Participant Observation" (Mary Stokrocki); (15) "Art Criticism with Young Children Experiencing Developmental Delays" (Karen Kakas); (16) "Language and Learning About Art" (Connie Newton): (17) "Art Education and Children's Literature: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Preschool Children" (Florence S. Mitchell); (18) "Early Education in Geography and Art: A Focus on Spatial Ability and Visual Skill" (Joanne K. Guilfoil); (19) "A Cross-cultural Study of Partial Occlusion in Children's Drawings" (Chun-Min Su); (20) "Educating the Artistically Gifted Student in Early Childhood" (Andra L. Nyman); and (21) "Multiculturalism and the Tender Years: Big and Little Questions" (Elizabeth Manley Delacruz). Each article contains references. The work concludes with notes about the contributing authors. (MM)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Appreciation, Art Criticism, Art Education, Art Expression, Art History, Art Teachers, Childrens Art, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Pluralism, Developmental Stages, Early Childhood Education, Gifted, Interdisciplinary Approach, Museums, Preschool Children, Visual Arts, Visual Literacy
National Art Education Association, 1916 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Art Education Association, Reston, VA.