ERIC Number: EJ419183
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
The Visual Arts in Early Childhood Education.
Baker, David W.
Design for Arts in Education, v91 n6 p21-25 Jul-Aug 1990
Explores art education for young children, emphasizing developmentally appropriate programs that integrate art activities with children's daily experiences rather than impose adult notions about art. Recognizes school and home environment's influence on developing children's visual activity and skill. Advocates that classroom teachers take more responsibility for art education, implying changes for teacher education and art teachers' role. (DB)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art Teachers, Child Development, Childrens Art, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education, Parent Influence, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Student Centered Curriculum, Teacher Education, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Visual Arts, Visual Learning, Young Children
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A