Maywood Middle School Department of ART
Corning Union Elementary School District
Corning, California 96021
(530) 824 - 7730 ext. 3412
When you are teaching kids
Developing a technical vocabulary with them.
|Teaching them an important
method of communication.
Teaching them self-evaluation.
Offering them life skills.
Enriching them with visual experiences which stimulate art learning.
Stimulating their creativity.
||Teaching them to "see" not just look.
Building their sense of self-worth.
Offering them multi-sensory experiences.
Encouraging idea sharing.
Giving them joy and pleasure.
Exciting their senses.
Allowing them self knowledge.
Giving them a way of visual explaining.
Teaching appreciation skills.
Offering an outlet for emotions.
Kindling new interests.
Promoting higher levels of thinking skills.
with their environment.
Arming them for the battle against "ugliness", they
are our future planning commisioners.
Showing them how art is everywhere.
Helping them to define a personal style, sense of
Giving them leisure time skills.
Training our future designers and architects.
Teaching them divergent thinking.
Filling hte museums and galleries of the future.
Helping break down stereotypes about artists.
Teaching them history.
Letting them use one of their most natural modes of expression.
Teaching them a way of visual reading.
Arming them with a new vocabulary.
Telling them you believe the arts are important.
Giving them mastery over the tools and materials of art.
Allowing them to beautify their environment.
Provide active, creative, significant learning experiences.
Encouraging them to document their culture, their lives,
Allowing them to reach deep down inside themselves and
discover their own uniqueness.
Artwork shown is property of Maywood Middle School