ERIC Number: ED395843
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
More Than Pumpkins in October: Visual Literacy in the 21st Century. A School Board Member's Guide to Enhancing Student Achievement through Art Education.
National School Boards Association, Alexandria, VA.
This publication is written for school board members, who face decisions that will restructure how children learn. A comprehensive art education program can enhance the quality of children's education and help achieve excellence in a school system. This document: (1) presents the philosophy underlying comprehensive visual arts education programs; (2) details suggestions on how to put an effective K-12 art education program in place; (3) provides case studies of ways effective programs are being implemented; and (4) lists resources useful in creating a program. A step-by-step process for building a substantive art program is given. Accompanying the document is a 15 minute videotape, "Art for Life," that advocates art education. (MM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Board of Education Policy, Board of Education Role, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Discipline Based Art Education, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Visual Arts
Getty Center for Education in the Arts, 401 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 950, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1455 ($10).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Getty Center for Education in the Arts, Los Angeles, CA.
Authoring Institution: National School Boards Association, Alexandria, VA.
Note: Videotape not available from EDRS.