This seven-episode mini-series will address the learning gap many kindergarten and first-grade students will face when going back to school this year. Coming out of COVID, our kindergarteners may be experiencing a lack of social skills due to isolation and the loss of fine motor skills due to online learning and increased dependence on screens. As art teachers, how can we anticipate our youngest artists’ needs and meet them where they are? Join Lindsey Moss from The Art of Education University as she shares tons of tips and tricks for success with kindergarteners!
If you’ve found that early childhood students often have difficulty following the rules and routines of the art room, this course will help you to dive deep into a variety of strategies, tools, and methodologies sure to support these young artists in the art classroom. You will investigate a variety of progressive philosophies, including Reggio Emilia, Montessori, and Waldorf as well as techniques for integrating play-based learning and teaching foundational skills. This eight-week intensive course will provide you with innovative opportunities to explore childhood development, create classroom resources, and revamp your philosophy of teaching younger learners.