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"Emphasis Art"


From: croberts (croberts_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Feb 15 2002 - 16:08:11 PST

I agree with you on this book. It was my "bible of teaching" during my
first years of teaching art. It's wonderful and the newer editions are even

> Of the tons of books I have after 23 years...THE BOOK that I realize I
> could not have survived without as a first year teacher was "Emphasis Art"
> by Frank Wachowiak. This book has excellent pictures of great kid art,
> great discussion of media and creative ways to use materials. It also has
> wonderful sections that discuss everything from children's developmental
> levels, teaching tips, and classroom management to art education
> philosophy. While I no longer look at "Emphasis Art" very often, as a
> beginning teacher, it was a godsend