This course is designed to prepare participants to integrate the visual arts across elementary curriculum. The elements of art and principles of design, art methods, lesson planning, and classroom management techniques, with particular emphasis on diverse students, are examined. Participants draw, paint, make prints, and create sculptures appropriate for the elementary setting.
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.
Studio Experience, Part II
Integrate printmaking across the curriculum.
Integrate sculpture across the curriculum.
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.
Foundations of Elementary Art Education
Compare art programs in elementary schools.
Analyze the elements of art and principles of design.
Defend art education in the classroom.
Studio Experience, Part I
Integrate painting across the curriculum.
Integrate drawing techniques across the curriculum.
Integrate art using technology across the curriculum.
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