This course prepares participants to integrate the visual arts across the elementary curriculum. Elements of art, principles of design, art methods, lesson planning, and classroom management techniques with particular concern for diverse students are reviewed. Participants draw, paint, make prints, and create sculptures appropriate for the elementary setting.
List art resources, supplies, and equipment for the classroom.
Identify exhibition opportunities for student art.
Create a plan for an art-friendly classroom.
Describe ways to integrate the arts in the classroom.
Create questions to help students look thoughtfully at art.
Create an integrated art lesson plan based on state and national art standards.
Foundations of Elementary Art Education
Compare art programs in elementary schools.
Defend art education in the classroom.
Analyze the elements of art and principles of design.
Integrate painting across the curriculum.
Integrate printmaking across the curriculum.
Integrate sculpture across the curriculum.
Integrate drawing techniques across the curriculum.
Integrate art using technology across the curriculum.
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