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Teaching Primary Art and Design
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Teaching Primary Art and Design



June 2017 | 264 pages | Learning Matters
Trainee and beginning teachers often find it hard to plan for and teach good art lessons as there is little guidance on subject knowledge and outstanding practice.

This key text will provide primary trainee teachers with subject knowledge, expert advice and guidance along with practical solutions that are necessary to offer children the best possible experiences in art, craft and design, to ensure that they have access to a broad and balanced curriculum. Through guidance and support it will enable them to develop an understanding of the principles and values that underpin high standards and high expectations, and show good progress in the subject. 
 
Introduction
 
Principles and Values
 
Creative learning: Imagination and Expression
 
Developing Skills and Concepts
 
Processes and Practice
 
The Broad and Balanced Curriculum
 
Assessment and Progression
 
Beyond the Classroom
 
Enjoy and Achieve – Moving Forward

This book is a well written easily understood book that will assist both the specialist and non specialist improve their practice and understanding of art and design in the classroom. Some lovely examples are included to illustrate concepts, while the last section deals with the cross curricular nature of the subject.

Ms Denise Elliott
Education Studies , Stranmillis University College
August 7, 2017

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Introduction