ERIC Number: EJ444952
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Drawing from Life: Helping Children Preserve Culture through Art.
Nichols, Ronnie A.
Dimensions of Early Childhood, v20 n3 p5-7 Spr 1992
Discusses strategies that teachers and caregivers of young children can use to encourage children to draw and write about their experiences through literature, films, and music. This strategy preserves their own cultural heritage, as demonstrated at the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, Arkansas. (BB)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Childrens Literature, Cultural Background, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Film Production, Freehand Drawing, Learning Strategies, Music Activities, Program Descriptions, Public Education, Teaching Guides, Young Children
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
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