Learning Through Art and Artefacts by Kate Stephens
This volume assesses the educational potential and practice of working with original art, craft and design forms with primary-aged children. Effective classroom practice is explored in a practical manner, drawing on the author's experience in a wide range of schools. This book also records a variety of strategies for implementing and developing lively teaching. Related resource and management issues are also discussed in detail. Features include: advice on where to find art, artefacts and artists, who and what to use, and how to use them; compatibility with the National Curriculum for Art; theory and practical examples which have been used in a wide range of primary schools; and photographs illustrating children's artwork, and art and artefacts for use in the classroom.