Visual arts education: Provoking learning conversations
Wrightson, Helen; Plows, J.
Citation:Wrightson, H.R., and Plows, J. (2013). Visual arts education: Provoking learning conversations. Paper presented at Presented at the Tamaki Makaurau Early Childhood Teacher Education Providers Network. The 6th Symposium for Early Childhood Associate Teachers, April 20, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2819
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