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Carroll College

1969

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Using Modern Masterpieces To Teach Elements Of Design In The Primary Grades, Joyce Legowik Apr 1969

Using Modern Masterpieces To Teach Elements Of Design In The Primary Grades, Joyce Legowik

Education Undergraduate Theses

I have always been interested in art but it was not until 1968, when I worked as a teacher's aid to Mrs. Virginia Bompart, that I realized how exciting art could be for children. It was in Mrs. Bompart's first grade room that I was introduced to the idea of a creative use of picture study which allowed children to see and appreciate the exciting, childlike works of the modern schools of art.

With the idea in mind of using the works of modern artists to teach art, I decided to write the thesis that modern art works ...