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Ch 31: GACE Early Childhood Education: Arts Education

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Use these lessons to review strategies for teaching the arts to young children. Our videos and quizzes can help you tackle questions on arts education when you take the GACE Early Childhood Education exam.

GACE Early Childhood Education: Arts Education - Chapter Summary

Let us help you refresh your knowledge of teaching visual arts, music and drama in the early grades as you prepare for the GACE Early Childhood Education exam. Our videos and quizzes include information on the following topics to aid you in answering questions on test day:

  • Fundamental art materials and techniques
  • Important concepts and processes related to music education
  • The fundamental principles of teaching the performing arts
  • Terms, time periods and styles of drama
  • The definition for art criticism
  • The history of the arts in different cultures

You can review these videos on your own schedule and re-watch key passages as necessary. Our lessons can be viewed on computers or mobile devices.

6 Lessons in Chapter 31: GACE Early Childhood Education: Arts Education
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Fundamental Art Techniques, Processes & Materials

1. Fundamental Art Techniques, Processes & Materials

Do you like making things? Have you ever painted a colorful picture or doodled in pen on a notebook? If so, then you've used an art technique! In this lesson, you'll learn some of the basic methods, processes, and materials used to make art.

Techniques, Processes & Materials for Early Performing Arts Education

2. Techniques, Processes & Materials for Early Performing Arts Education

In this lesson, we will explore the fundamental concepts and skills related to the performing arts as well as the basic techniques, tools, processes, and materials for producing work.

What is Drama? - Terms, Time Periods and Styles

3. What is Drama? - Terms, Time Periods and Styles

Ever wonder why we use the word 'drama' when referencing people who overreact to a situation? Discover the definition of drama, its different styles, and why your friends might belong on the stage in this overview of the dramatic genre.

Communication & Self-Expression Through Art

4. Communication & Self-Expression Through Art

Why do people make art? Have you ever taken a brush to paper and used it to pour out frustrations? In this lesson, we'll explore ideas about communication and self-expression through art.

Art Criticism: Definition, Function & Examples

5. Art Criticism: Definition, Function & Examples

Art criticism involves analyzing and evaluating every type of art that you can imagine. Find out how to apply it to the art that you want to study, whether it's photography, music, film, sculpture, dance, literature, etc.

History of the Arts in Various Cultures: Role & Function

6. History of the Arts in Various Cultures: Role & Function

What good is art? Does art actually have a purpose? Yes, it does. In this lesson, we are going to explore the various roles of art across history and cultures, and see some of the ways art has been used by human societies.

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