Art and Creative Development for Young Children

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Delmar Thomson Learning, 2002 - Education - 403 pages
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Art and Creative Development for young Children, 4E, written for early childhood professionals and those preparing to work with children in child care, preschool, or a Kindergarten through third grade setting, is a comprehensive, must-have resource for setting up a developmentally appropriate art program.This updated text takes a child-centered approach to art education. It covers the important issues of art safety, cultural diversity, special needs, developmentally appropriate practice and the role of technology and computers in the lives of young children. Full of child-tested activities and extensive resources for art materials, this text subtly blends theory and research with practical application.

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Robert Schirrmacher was an instructor with the San Jose/Evergreen Community College District. He received his Ph.D. in Early Childhood Education from the University of Illinois. His experience includes teaching preschool, kindergarten, and first grade as well as teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels. He has assisted in Montessori schools and directed programs for young children. Dr. Schirrmacher has served as a consultant to parent groups and public and private early childhood programs. As an advocate for developmentally appropriate education and quality care for young children, he has been involved in professional organizations at the local, state, and national levels.

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