Explorations in Art, 2nd Edition, Kindergarten

Explorations in Art, 2nd Edition, Kindergarten, Teacher Edition Zoom
Product Number: 822-9
ISBN: 978-16152-8822-9
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Explorations in Art, 2nd Edition, Kindergarten, Teacher Edition
Cathy Weisman Topal

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.

About the Teacher Edition:
  • 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.

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

The Teacher Edition Handbook includes:
  • Handouts
  • Tips on Getting Organized
  • Supply and Materials Lists
  • English and Spanish Glossaries
  • Bibliography of Children’s Trade Books

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