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Harms, Kimberly – Childhood Education, 2020
Children's museums offer a rich collection of onsite and online resources to tap into children's curiosity and expand their horizons.
Descriptors: Museums, Teaching Methods, Educational Resources, Educational Technology
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Edelen, Jennifer – Childhood Education, 2020
This past spring, the education industry experienced a massive paradigm shift as a result of the pandemic. In a matter of weeks, curriculum plans that had been carefully prepared and executed over two-thirds of the school year were upended, and educators were asked to revise, reorganize, and realign to address the needs and capabilities of an…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Teaching Methods, Distance Education, Electronic Learning
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Follari, Lissanna; Navaratne, Maria – Childhood Education, 2019
A primary purpose of schooling is to provide opportunities for children to develop positive dispositions about learning and persistence, hone academic content knowledge, and develop skills for applying content in relevant ways. To this end, instruction has focused to a large degree on literacy and math instruction. Social studies, science, and…
Descriptors: Artists, Teacher Characteristics, 21st Century Skills, Creativity
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Wisneski, Debora – Childhood Education, 2019
Access to play has been recognized as a universal right of children (UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 31) and promoted by international and national organizations with a focus on children's well-being, such as Childhood Education International, the International Play Association, the US Play Coalition, and the Alliance for…
Descriptors: Play, Childrens Rights, Graduate Students, Early Childhood Education
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Meiners, Jeff; Dawson, Katie; Garrett, Robyne; Wrench, Alison – Childhood Education, 2019
Drawing on conceptual resources that underpin arts integration, drama-based and embodied teaching approaches, and embodied mathematical cognition, the authors developed a fresh professional learning model for teachers to use with their mathematics classes. This article discusses how "Creative and Body-based Learning" (CBL), the authors'…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Creative Teaching, Drama
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Tkachuk, Alla – Childhood Education, 2019
By transforming education to focus on nurturing creativity, teachers can better ensure that their students are receiving the best preparation for a future of rapid change. This article describes how Alla Tkachuk founded MASK (Mobile Art School in Kenya, www.mobileartschoolinkenya.org) to champion art for creativity in Africa. Starting as a small…
Descriptors: Creativity, Visualization, Foreign Countries, Art Education
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Graham, Mark; Moore, Stephen – Childhood Education, 2018
Innovation and learning come together in a vibrant manner during dynamic arts education classes led by teachers who understand the importance of collaboration and student improvisation.
Descriptors: Art Education, Creative Activities, Elementary Education, Innovation
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Zakin, Andrea – Childhood Education, 2012
Tolerance connotes patience, forbearance, and impartiality, as well as open-mindedness. In early childhood, possessing tolerance would refer to children's burgeoning awareness of themselves in relation to others, and the capability to accept appearance and behavior different from one's own. But is teaching tolerance, additionally considered the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Empathy, Preschool Children, Teaching Methods
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Bentley, Dana Frantz – Childhood Education, 2012
When her director first asked her to teach an art class in the infant room, the author must admit that she thought her director was crazy. She nodded and smiled, pretending confidence, all the while thinking, "Teach art to infants? What does that even mean?" But when a teacher is trying to get a job at one of the best early childhood…
Descriptors: Studio Art, Infants, Art, Art Education
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Acer, Dilek – Childhood Education, 2012
This article presents a selective review of the literature on cross-cultural art studies, with the aim of identifying their commonalities. The article includes a specific cross-cultural case study, the Art Lunch Project, which the author attended as a representative of Turkey, that aims to exchange practical teaching experiences. The participants…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Art Education, Foreign Countries, Art Activities
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Stone, Brian – Childhood Education, 2008
This article describes a themed classroom project designed to teach about the culture and civilization of ancient Egypt. In preparing the project, it is noted that teachers should remember that different learning styles, including activities that provide meaningful experiences, are appropriate in accommodating the various ways children learn.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Learning Activities, World History
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Brown, Susannah – Childhood Education, 2007
A focus on school reform within the field of elementary education has brought an arts-integrated approach to teaching and learning to the forefront. This is not a new approach, as integrating what many call "hands-on activities" in the classroom is quite common. The difference lies in the quality and depth of the approach to teaching and learning,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Elementary Education, Integrity, Art History
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Soundy, Cathleen S.; Qiu, Yun – Childhood Education, 2006
In this article, the authors designed a study to explore what children's own drawings reveal about their viewing skills and to examine the interplay between visual and verbal literacies. Specifically, the authors wanted to determine how two communication systems--visual and verbal literacies--contribute to children's abilities to extract meaning…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Emergent Literacy, Picture Books, Freehand Drawing
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Prudhoe, Catherine M. – Childhood Education, 2003
Explores how teachers can use picture book illustrations to teach children the art of collage. Focuses on three children's picture books and offers art activities showcasing three collage techniques: (1) cut and torn paper collage; (2) photomontage; and (3) texture collages and collage constructions. Relates each activity to the National Standards…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Bibliographies, Childrens Art
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Lindberg, Dormalee, H. – Childhood Education, 1974
Offers activities for the classroom based on these premises: children should feel valued as individuals; a positive self-concept promotes cognitive growth; enjoyable learning is retained longer; games provide necessary repetition for retention and transfer; and self-evaluation enhances learning. (ED)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Class Activities, Classroom Environment, Educational Games
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