ERIC Number: ED456372
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Murals Reflecting Prevention.
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Safe and Drug Free Schools Program.; Learning Systems Group, Washington, DC.
This document is used in a collaborative project that engages children and adolescents in alcohol, tobacco, and drug prevention activities through the arts. The project offers an innovative teaching resource that uses the universal language of the arts for drug prevention. By creating murals with drug prevention themes, elementary and secondary school students can engage in a fun activity that fosters cooperation and critical thinking, and encourages creative expression. The packet contains background information to assist teachers in conducting the Murals Reflection project. The project is designed to be used as part of an anti-drug education program and can be used in any youth serving setting. Suggestions are provided for involving parents, families, and communities in the program. Complete kit includes 10-minute video explaining the program and illustrating how murals were created in several classrooms. (JDM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Art Expression, Art Therapy, Children, Critical Thinking, Drinking, Drug Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Prevention, Smoking, Theater Arts, Videotape Recordings
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-9328.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Safe and Drug Free Schools Program.; Learning Systems Group, Washington, DC.