Visual arts education: Provoking learning conversations

Author: Wrightson, Helen; Plows, J.

Date: 2013-04-20

Publisher: Tamaki Makaurau Early Childhood Teacher Education Providers Network

Type: Conference item

Link to this item using this URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2819

Abstract

Visual arts praxis dilemmas can invoke uncertainty, calling for courage to engage in learning conversations that promote innovative ideas. These may challenge teachers but by engaging in dialogue can invite reflection and possible changes to practice. This workshop explores visual arts education and differing ideas teachers hold about children’s drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture. Visual arts are a valuable mode for children to make meaning and express emotions so let’s talk and explore possibilities

Subjects: education, visual arts, early childhood education, 130201 Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy

Copyright: Wrightson, H and Plows, J.