Indexes & Databases for Art Educators
Search the following databases to find articles on your topics: possible search terms might include any of the following; try different combinations of relevant terms to do the most exhaustive search on your topic.
arts, creativity, lesson plans, art activities, integrated activities, classroom techniques, children's art, teaching methods, educational strategies, pedagogy, art education, visual arts, artists, interdisciplinary approach, specific subject areas (science, social studies, health enhancement, diversity, multicultural education, American Indians, etc.).
DATABASE SEARCH TIP: within Academic Search Complete, ERIC and other EBSCO databases, you can click on CHOOSE DATABASES and search multiple relevant databases at one time!
Finding books, etc., on the teaching of art
Search the Library Catalog to find books related to teaching elementary or secondary art: try a keyword search on these terms:
art study and teaching elementary
art study and teaching secondary
interdisciplinary approach in education
middle school art
teaching visual arts
any other relevant terms you can think of!
You can also search the Library Catalog by location to find children's books:
go into the ADVANCED SEARCH feature
limit LOCATION to JUVENILE COLLECTION
enter keywords such as art, colors, drawing, etc.
Select books on Art Education
Call Number: N85.R34 2000 StudEd Juvenile K-12 Textbook Collection
Middle school art : issues of curriculum and instruction
Call Number: N362.M533 1996
A survival kit for the secondary school art teacher
Call Number: N363.H86 1990
Visual arts teacher resource handbook : a practical guide for teaching K-12 visual arts
Call Number: CAL -- N353.V59 1993
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