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Bickett, Marianne – SchoolArts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2011
This article discusses rock art which was the very first "art." Rock art, such as the images created on the stone surfaces of the caves of Lascaux and Altimira, is the true origin of the canvas, paintbrush, and painting media. For there, within caverns deep in the earth, the first artists mixed animal fat, urine, and saliva with powdered minerals…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Studio Art, Elementary School Students, Visual Arts
Huggins, Gary – Our Children: The National PTA Magazine, 2012
Summer vacation from school can bring afternoons at the swimming pool, family vacations, and maybe a spirit-filled summer camp that ignites a passion for art or rock climbing. But for many children, summer also means setbacks in learning that take a tremendous toll on teaching and student performance over time. PTA leaders can make a vital…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Summer Programs, Recreational Facilities, Parent Associations
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Drass, Jessica Masino – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2016
Punk culture is based on an ideology that emphasizes questioning conformity and creating a space for individuality within community. It has inspired fans to create their own music and art as part of their quest for authenticity. Art therapy informed by punk culture can be a way to create a culture of connection while also building resiliency and…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Rock Music, Subcultures, Resilience (Psychology)
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Lovell, Judith – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2015
The role of artistry in transformative maintenance of law and custom is a theme widely researched and discussed in Aboriginal arts related literature. However, it is the aim of this paper to contribute to a wider discourse about learning and economic participation in remote Australia, and in particular the role of multimodality as a significant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Cultural Background, Heritage Education
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Henn, Cynthia A. – School Arts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2004
There are many interpretations for the symbols that are seen in rock art, but no decoding key has ever been discovered. This article describes one classroom's experiences with a lesson on rock art--making their rock art and developing their own personal symbols. This lesson allowed for creativity, while giving an opportunity for integration…
Descriptors: Grade 2, Art Activities, Art Expression, Art Education
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MacLeod, Ian D. – Teaching Science, 2015
During the past 50 years the amount of chemistry applied to the preservation of all sorts of materials, from wood, to ceramics, glass and metallic objects has increased dramatically as materials conservation laboratories became established around the world. In Australia, the finding of a series of historic shipwrecks of ships from the Dutch…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Chemistry, Cultural Background, Museums
Ouzman, Sven – 2003
The re-invigoration of storytelling in academic and public spheres allows rock art to offer opportunities to various publics, of which archaeologists are part. But how exactly this process of archaeology as lifelong learning is to proceed is not always clear, particularly in the United States. Until the last half decade of the twentieth century,…
Descriptors: Archaeology, Art, Case Studies, Foreign Countries
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Gülbahçe, Arzu; Çalmasur, Taner; Tozoglu, Erdogan – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The aim of this study was to investigate the communication levels of the students who are studying in music education and preschool education in terms of music and different variables. The universe of the research is composed of students studying in the music education and preschool Department of Ataturk University Kazim Karabekir Faculty of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Communication Skills, Music, Music Education
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Geography Teacher, 2009
"The Geography Teacher" provides hands-on reference and educative material for K-12 Geography teachers. The journal also pioneers innovative ideas for contemporary teaching methods, including lesson plans. This issue contains the following: (1) Ask Dr. de Blij (Dr. Harm de Blij); (2) Meet GADO (TGT); (3) Why French? (David Bulambo Bitingingwa);…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education, Boarding Schools, Human Geography
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Valenti, Karla – SchoolArts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2012
Empowering children to make a difference is not only an important way of fostering positive interactions among people, but it promotes children's growth as bright, competent, and independent individuals. One of the most effective ways of empowering children is by teaching them how to engage their multiple intelligences and imaginations to better…
Descriptors: Studio Art, Art Activities, Student Empowerment, Story Telling
Labadie, John Antoine – 1991
The study of Native American rock art should be more fully incorporated into art education and art history curricula, especially at the precollege level. Rock art is a sensitive reflection of the culture from which it sprang, it provides one of the most direct links with ancient lifeways and ideas recorded by early ancestors, and as a form of…
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art Education, Art Expression, Art History
Nashville - Davidson County Metropolitan Public Schools, TN.
Prepared for use in the 5th grade, this teacher's handbook consists of 19 science units dealing with environmental education. Topics are ecology, language arts, rocks and fossils, soil, noise pollution, Nashville pioneers and American Indians, conservation, waste and litter, water pollution, compass and mapping, plants and trees, use of the…
Descriptors: American Indians, Conservation Education, Ecology, Enrichment Activities
Amorino, Joseph S. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2008
Glen Rock Public Schools in New Jersey transformed instruction by enabling teachers to discover the richness of incorporating various aspects of the arts into their classroom work. In a deeper vein, Glen Rock teachers learned that art should not be peripheralized because the arts have unique potential as vehicles that can open new ways of thinking…
Descriptors: Art Education, Integrated Activities, Professional Development, Public School Teachers
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Schaaf, Sherry – Science Teacher, 1995
Discusses activities to investigate rock art in science courses. (MKR)
Descriptors: Art, Earth Science, Petrology, Science Activities
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Bosch-Gimpera, Pedro – Cuadernos Americanos, 1973
Paper presented at the 4th International Symposium on Rock Art of the Americas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 1973. (SK)
Descriptors: Art, Creative Expression, Creativity, Culture
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