This Australian text is about childrenas voices a their minds, feelings, souls. Itas about how childrenas voices are liberated through the arts, and how children make and communicate meaning through still and moving images, sounds, textures, gestures and the use of many other signs. It is also about how teachers, parents, peers and the community influence childrenas early development, and how quality arts education in early childhood is an essential component of lifelong learning. The authors are teachers and researchers who are respected for their contributions to early childhood arts education. All of them have addressed their topics via practical examples, which are embedded in current philosophies and theories, often stemming from original research and firsthand interactions with children.From before birth, children are connected to family, community, culture and place (DEEWR, 2009, p. 7). The paintings of Albert ... Not all Aboriginal artists do a#39;dot paintingsa#39;athese are unique to particular country and kin. ac Reflect on how visual anbsp;...
|Title||:||Children, Meaning-Making and the Arts|
|Publisher||:||Pearson Higher Education AU - 2011-08-16|