Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts

Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts

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Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts is an innovative text that describes practices and research that cross all five strands of the artsa€”visual, drama, music, dance, and mediaa€”and illuminates ways of understanding children and their arts practices that go beyond the common traditions. The book: - Offers practical and rich illustrations of teachersa€™ and childrena€™s work based on international research that integrates theory with practice; - Brings a critical lens to arts education; - Includes summaries, reflective questions, and recommended further readings with every chapter. Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts provides a more nuanced understanding of the arts through an exploration of specific instances in which committed teachers and researchers are discovering what contemporary multimodal tools offer to young children. Chapters contain examples of a€˜doinga€™ the arts in the early years, new ways of teaching, and how to use emerging technologies to develop multiliteracies, equity, agency, social and cultural capital, and enhance the learning and engagement of marginalized children.Australia has asorry historyof its treatmentof itsIndigenous people, and sadly, many firstyear students enrolled ina teacher ... Even then, mention was limited to the stencil outlined marksof hands preservedon rockwalls by atechnique that involved ... Contrary topopular understandings, a#39;dot paintingsa#39;are fairly recently popularized on canvas, and widespread interest incontemporary Aboriginal art wasanbsp;...

Title:Young Children, Pedagogy and the Arts
Author:Felicity McArdle, Gail Boldt
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-09-02


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