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Art: Another Language for Learning / Edition 3

Art: Another Language for Learning / Edition 3

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Art: Another Language for Learning presents true stories about childhood development, with accompanying discussions about the role of the art processes as well as products. It helps teachers and parents understand what they see when they look at children's art-and how to respond so that they may extend communication and advance learning.

Authors Cohen and Gainer provide an ideal resource for anyone without previous art training now working with children. Moreover, they encourage teachers, students, and parents to embrace the myriad ways art can unlock doors, encourage expression, and enhance learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780435088477
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 04/17/1995
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 273
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.66(d)
Age Range: 5 - 10 Years

About the Author

Elaine Pear Cohen is a working sculptor and art educator who has taught art to young children and art education to college students and teachers in the Philadelphia area and in Colorado. She is a graduate of Bennington College and received an M.S. from the University of Pennsylvania. As an art education consultant in New York State, she has participated in numerous experimental programs with the Board of Cooperative Educational Services as well as with teachers of physically impaired children.

Ruth Straus Gainer is currently a visual arts teacher in Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland where she has been a teacher and teacher trainer for over twenty years. Ms Gainer earned an A.B. in fine arts at Barnard College and an M.A. in art education from the University of Maryland. She has been a visiting teacher in Japan and Israel and has lectured widely at colleges and universities in this country and abroad. She has written numerous articles and contributed to research in art education and child development.

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