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Rech Penn, Leslie – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2019
In the current climate of state-mandated education standards and assessment that prioritize math and language arts in U.S. schools, drawing, an accessible and/or pleasurable endeavor for a wide variety of children, is undervalued. Although research in art education over the past four decades has shown children's drawing and drawings to be rich…
Descriptors: Freehand Drawing, Childrens Art, Kindergarten, Young Children
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Patton, Ryan M. – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2014
Games have played an important role in modern educational methodologies. Beginning with the work of luminaries like Froebel, Montessori, and Dewey and continuing through the Cold War, the counter-culture movement of the 1960s and '70s, and into the present day, shifts in educational practice can be traced historically using the lens of games,…
Descriptors: Games, Art Education, Educational History, Cultural Context
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Toren, Zehava – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2007
This research analyzes the attitudes of teachers, children, and parents toward artwork in Israeli kindergartens and the role this attitude plays in the reproduction theory of social status. This micro-ethnographic field research was carried out in two kindergartens. The teacher and the majority of parents of Kindergarten A concurred with the…
Descriptors: Art Products, Art Activities, Kindergarten, Student Attitudes
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Toren, Zehava – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2004
This research focuses on attitudes toward artwork reflected in the official curriculum and pedagogical material in Israeli kindergartens, and the role this attitude plays in the reproduction of the class structure--specifically, the different institutional approaches to artwork in the kindergarten and the reproduction of cultural capital. This…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Foreign Countries, Art Education, Curriculum