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

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 24, 2008 - Art - 512 pages
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Easy ways to infuse art into classroom learning

One 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.

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In this updated version the type has changed and become smaller making it more difficult to use as a quick reference guide. It is still a great collection of lessons for all art teachers. If placed side by side with the earlier version it would lose out. Read full review


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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.