Mastering Primary Art and Design introduces the primary art and design curriculum and helps trainees and teachers learn how to plan and teach inspiring lessons that make learning art and design irresistible.
Topics covered include:
* Current developments in art and design
* Art and design as an irresistible activity
* Art and design as a practical activity
* Skills to develop in art and design
* Promoting curiosity
* Assessing children in art and design
* Practical issues
This guide includes examples of children's work, case studies, readings to reflect upon and reflective questions that all help to show students and teachers what is considered to be best and most innovative practice, and how they can use that knowledge in their own teaching to the greatest effect. The book draws on the experience of three leading professionals in primary art and design, Peter Gregory, Claire March and Suzy Tutchell, to provide the essential guide to teaching art and design for all trainee and qualified primary teachers.