Integrating Visual Arts Literacy: What Do You Need To Know? How Can You Begin?

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Publication Date

Fall 2002


Considers that in order to be successful offering visual art lessons in the classroom, pre- and inservice teachers must develop a deeper more conceptual understanding of the power of art to communicate meanings, beliefs, ideologies, and experiences. Suggests teacher enroll in a high-quality arts course, create some authentic works of art, use special interests as a guide, and tour a local art museum with a docent.

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Journal of Reading Education, v. 28, issue 1, p. 42-43