Studio Thinking from the Start: The K-8 Art Educator's Handbook (Paperback)
Students of all ages can learn to think like artists Studio Thinking: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education changed the conversation about quality arts education. Now, a decade later, this new publication shows how the eight Studio Habits of Mind and four Studio Structures can be used successfully with younger students in a range of socioeconomic contexts and school environments.
- Habit-by-habit definitions, classroom examples, and related visual artist exemplars emphasizing contemporary artists.
- Full color mini-posters teachers can hang in their classrooms to illustrate each of the eight Studio Habits of Mind.
- Sample templates for students to use as they plan, reflect upon, and talk about works of art.
- Innovative approaches to assessment and strategies for implementation.
- Photos throughout the book of Studio Thinking signage and activities, students making art, and student artworks.
- Suggestions for using Studio Thinking for arts education advocacy.
Studio Thinking 2: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education, Second Edition
Lois Hetland, Ellen Winner, Shirley Veenema, and Kimberly M. Sheridan
Jillian Hogan is a doctoral student in developmental psychology at Boston College. Lois Hetland is professor and graduate coordinator of art education at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and a senior research affiliate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education. Diane B. Jaquith is co-director of the Teaching for Artistic Behavior Summer Institute at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Ellen Winner is professor and chair of psychology at Boston College and a senior research associate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education.