Explorations in Art, 2nd Edition, Kindergarten

Explorations in Art, 2nd Edition, Kindergarten, eBook Class Set Zoom
Product Number: 660-7
ISBN: 978-16152-8660-7
In Stock, set
Your Price: $ 653.95

This eBook Class Set includes a 6-year license and 30 student accounts.

Other eBook Class Set options include 4- and 8-year licenses. For pricing on other options, please call 800-533-2847 or email ContactUs@DavisArt.com.

Explorations in Art, 2nd Edition, Kindergarten, eBook Class Set
About Explorations in Art, 2nd Edition, Kindergarten

You’ll love teaching Kindergarten with this child-centered, carefully structured program. Experience, along with your students, the delight of discovering materials, developing skills, and inventing new ways to create. Field-tested, effective classroom management techniques are included in each lesson. Inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach, students naturally connect to concepts across the curriculum, from discovering the parts of insects and other animals to thinking about and designing buildings and communities.

The eBook Class Set includes:
  • eBooks (Big Book and Teacher Edition) Brilliant pop ups for every fine art image and photograph in the digital edition of the Big Book that will give your students the opportunity to view the highest quality close ups of each image as you zoom into any image up to 300%; search the books for any keyword, such as the name of an artist, theme, or an element or principle; share lessons with parents, your principal and supervisor; and much more!
  • Portfolios Our easy-to-use, customizable Portfolios can be used to share artworks with parents, community members, and colleagues; as a daily or weekly artroom blog; or to showcase your professional accomplishments.
  • Curriculum Builder Customize your curriculum and lessons with this easy-to-use Curriculum Builder. Your videos, images, and lessons will be ready for you each year!
  • Davis Digital Art Images. Easily search more than 35,000 brilliant fine art digital images to extend any concept or lesson.  Search our comprehensive library by a number of categories, including artist, culture, medium, or element and principle. Tag images and create instant slide shows. Compare and contrast any two images.
  • 30 Student Accounts Student Accounts are included with each eBook Class Set (available in sets of 30, 60, and 200). Each Student Account includes access to a Student eBook, Portfolio, and Davis Digital Art Images.
And . . .
  • A one-year print subscription to SchoolArts magazine, plus access to the digital edition of SchoolArts for the length of your Davis Digital license.
  • Teacher Resources
  • A six-year license
The Big Book eBook includes:
  • Brilliant pop ups for every fine art image and photograph. You and your students will be able to observe texture, techniques, and much more!
  • The ability to search by artist name, element, principle, and much more.
  • Carefully chosen works of fine art and photographs of the world around us to help spark children’s interest and enthusiasm.
  • Simple text to introduce basic concepts.
  • Step-by-step clearly illustrated Studio Explorations to help children discover their own creativity.
  • Sidebars to reinforce techniques, offer background, or remind children of expectations.
  • Connections to explorations across the curriculum, including literacy and writing, science, technology, math, engineering, and social studies concepts.

Table of Contents
Unit 1  Explore Materials and Approaches to Artmaking
Unit 2  Explore One Subject, Many Media
Unit 3  Explore Found Materials
Unit 4  Explore and Construct with Clay
Unit 5  Explore Line Printing
Unit 6  Explore Design
Unit 7  Explore Sewing
Unit 8  Explore Animals
Unit 9  Explore Color
Unit 10  Explore Buildings and Communities

The Teacher Edition eBook:
  • Includes classroom-tested approaches to early encounters with materials and processes.
  • Gets you ready to teach with materials lists, vocabulary, age-appropriate objectives, and set-up suggestions.
  • Takes you step by step through each part of the lesson: engaging students at the start, suggesting questions and comments to promote idea-sharing, pointing out potential challenges, and more.
  • Offers ongoing assessment suggestions, as well as scoring rubrics.
  • Provides tips for making each lesson more successful, manageable, and enjoyable.
  • Suggests variations and extensions to lengthen or deepen instruction.
  • Includes illustrations and photographs of suggested classroom layouts and setups and children’s artwork and writing samples.

This brief video will provide a high-level overview of the new second edition, including the Davis Digital platform.