The Art Teacher's Survival Guide for Elementary and Middle Schools

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-11-24
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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Easy ways to infuse art into classroom learningOne of the most popular books in the Jossey-Bass Teacher series is now available in a completely updated and expanded version. With more than 110 creative art projects in varied types of media--from drawing to digital--plus tips, tools, and curricular resources, The Art Teacher's Survival Guide for Elementary and Middle Schools offers everything a teacher needs to know to present an effective arts education program. Classroom teachers who want to include art projects as part of the content curriculum and art teachers looking for new ideas will all find fresh inspiration in this exciting new edition. It features numerous new projects and draws on multicultural traditions, includes reproducible pages, and provides detailed instructions with illustrations, links to content learning, and modifications for different ages. Authoritative, practical, and user-friendly, this comprehensive guide is an invaluable addition to every K-8 teacher's basic classroom tools.Helen D. Hume (Ballwin, MO) taught art for over 30 years in the St. Louis, Missouri area and currently serves as a teacher trainer/consultant to both private and public schools.

Author Biography

Helen D. Hume is an artist and art educator who taught for more than 30 years in the St. Louis region and international schools. Her students range from preschool through the graduate level, including apprentice teachers. She is a board member of the St. Louis Artists' Guild and the author of seven books in arts education, including The Art Teacher's Book of Lists from Jossey-Bass.

Table of Contents

Let's Teach Artp. 1
What We Teachp. 46
Fun with Art History and Appreciationp. 78
Paperp. 115
Drawing with Pencil, Pastels, Crayons, and Markersp. 158
Paintingp. 200
Printmakingp. 245
Multicultural Artp. 273
Ceramicsp. 326
Three-Dimensional Designp. 359
Architecture, the Built Environmentp. 402
Digital Media, Photography, and Videop. 447
Indexp. 486
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