ERIC Number: ED412143
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Art is Elementary: Teaching Visual Thinking through Art Concepts, Preschool through Level Seven. Revised Edition.
Cornia, Ivan E.; Stubbs, Charles B.; Winters, Nathan B.
This book describes an art program that combines the knowledge, imagination, and evaluative factors of creativity for a productive pattern of student growth in perception, thinking, valuing, and art skills. Over 200 basic concepts have been arranged in logical, developmental order to give students a valuable body of knowledge. Instruction focuses on the concept to give students information for application to numerous aspects of their lives. Developing creativity by stressing knowledge, imagination, and evaluation, the program is structured for student involvement with sample lessons for both pre-school and elementary students. Suggestions of media and supplementary visual materials are made for each activity. Diagnostic charts for each level accompany activities and projects. (EH)
Descriptors: Art, Art Activities, Art Education, Art Expression, Childrens Art, Creative Activities, Creative Art, Creative Expression, Creativity, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Fine Arts, Preschool Education, Recreational Activities, Visual Arts
Gibbs Smith, Publisher, P.O. Box 667, Layton, UT 84041; phone: 800-421-8714 ($39.95, plus postage).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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