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.
Integrate art using technology across the curriculum.
Integrate drawing techniques across the curriculum.
Integrate sculpture across the curriculum.
Integrate printmaking across the curriculum.
Integrate painting across the curriculum.
Foundations of Elementary Art Education
Analyze the elements of art and principles of design.
Defend art education in the classroom.
Compare art programs in elementary schools.
Create an integrated art lesson plan based on state and national art standards.
Create questions to help students look thoughtfully at art.
Describe ways to integrate the arts in the classroom.
Building an Art-Friendly Classroom
Create a plan for an art-friendly classroom.
Identify exhibition opportunities for student art.
List art resources, supplies, and equipment for the classroom.
Support diverse students in art experiences.
Define safety guidelines for elementary art.
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