SchoolArts Magazine

SEP 2019

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E L E M E N TA RY, K– 6 Inspiring Creativity Since 1901 Visit, call 800.533.2847, or email Explorations in Art S EC O N D E D I T I O N Big Ideas and Essential Questions Each unit is organized around a Big Idea and an Essential Question. For example: "Alone and Together: How do people share their lives with one another?" These Big Ideas engage students in exploring the relevance of art in their own lives and the lives of people across time and place. Process-Based Studios B earning a process that emphasizes the importance of thinking, planning, and reflection, students go be ond "make and take." Process-based studios help students learn process-based thinking and learning as it relates to art and design, language arts, science, and other areas of the curriculum. STEAM Lessons and Connections Each unit includes STEAM lessons developed b eam of experts in Science, Technolog , Engineering, Art, and Math. Engaging, comprehensive STEAM lessons in each unit include student exploration of STEAM concepts through viewing, discussing, and creating artworks. STEAM cards are great for group work and exploration. Emphasis on Inquiry As students create their own artworks and respond to artworks made b thers, the nvestigate ideas and construct meaningful connections to learning and inquir cross the curriculum, including STEAM, literac , and connections across the arts. For more information, contact your local Davis representative.

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