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Journal of Social Theory in Art Education

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Antiques Roadshow: The Object Of Learning, Laura Felleman Fattal Jan 2002

Antiques Roadshow: The Object Of Learning, Laura Felleman Fattal

Journal of Social Theory in Art Education

Even as school administrators were cutting the unique feature of museum Educators from the school district budget, museum directors in Philadelphia were calling teaching through objects, 'lightning in a bottle.’ Educating through objects that have been crafted by talented artisans, owned by famous people, cherished by their association with loved ones, or inanimate witnesses to important historical moments is a recognized and immediate path to learning in the arts. In the search for the authentic, while simultaneously embracing the virtual, Americans participate in shaping a broad understanding of popular culture and accumulated history. Americans are having a love affair with ...


Heads Above The Grass, Edgar Heap Of Birds Jan 2002

Heads Above The Grass, Edgar Heap Of Birds

Journal of Social Theory in Art Education

Today it is imperative that we acknowledge the brutality, intolerance and biased actions of the past. Thus by lifting our heads above the tall grass we can move forward to personal affirmation and progress. This progress can be represented by the educational and artistic exploration of complex issues of our society. In the field of art education we can articulate the progress by welcoming the creative activities of all vectors of youthful life and culture. Through this acceptance a wealth of experiences can be deposited to actually create more understanding and an enriched learning atmosphere. Once the multi-form stories of ...