Creating Rooms of Wonder: Valuing and Displaying Children's Work to Enhance the Learning Process

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Gryphon House, Inc., 2002 - Education - 144 pages

What children see around them affects what and how they learn. Displaying children’s artwork with thoughtfulness and care benefits children, teachers, and families. Ceilings, floors, tabletops, windows, doors—it’s all useful space to display the beautiful works of children, enhance the learning process, and communicate to parents what their children are experiencing in school. Learn how to create rooms of wonder using the basics: color, line, texture, composition, focal points, and rhythm. Then find new ideas for using framing and mounting, boxes, boards, and other materials to value and display children’s work. Learn from the theories of Reggio Emilia and put your children’s art to work!


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ThreeDimensional Frames 39
Assessing Your Ideas of Displaying Childrens Work
Using Colors
Creating Attractive Boards
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Carol Seefeldt, Ph.D. is a profressor emeritus of Human Development at the Institute for Child Study, University of Maryland, College Park. In her 28 year career she has received the Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award from the university and has published 20 books, including Playing to Learn and more than 150 articles for teachers and parents. Dr. Seefeldt's research interests have focused on curriculum and program evaluation.

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