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Resource Guide:
Art for Elementary Education

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
Early Childhood Education. The Arts.LB 1139.5 .A78
Kindergarten. Art.LB 1187
School safety. Art rooms.LB 2864.6 .A78
School architecture and equipment. Art rooms.LB 3325 .A6
Exceptional children. The arts.LC 3970-3972
Gifted children. The arts.LC 3993.265
Children with social disabilities. The arts.LC 4075-4077
Learning disabled children and youth. The arts.LC 4704.825
Art study in elementary and secondary schools.N 350-357
Drawing study and teaching.NC 390-672

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Elementary education
  • Primary education
  • Art
  • Art—Education
  • Art—Study and teaching (Early childhood)
  • Evaluation
  • Self-expression
  • Child development
  • Children
  • Teaching methods
  • Lesson planning
  • Visual arts
  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Safety

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
The Story in the Picture: Inquiry and Art-Making with Young ChildrenLB 1139.5 .A78 M85 2009
The Language of Art: Inquiry-Based Studio Practices in Early Childhood SettingsLB 1139.5 .A78 P45 2006
Art Education: A Critical NecessityN 105 .L48 1991
Art in the Elementary School: Drawing, Painting and Creating for the ClassroomN 350 .L467
Teaching Art: (Re)Imagining IdentityeBook
ArtBreak : A Creative Guide to Joyful and Productive ClassroomseBook
Art Teaching: Elementary Through Middle SchooleBook
Readings in Primary Art EducationeBook
Art Is Fundamental: Teaching the Elements and Principles of Art in Elementary SchooleBook
The Arts in Children's Lives: Context, Culture, and CurriculumeBook

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Art Education
  • Studies in Art Education: a Journal of Issues and Research
  • International Journal of Education through Art
  • International Journal of Education & the Arts
  • Arts Education Policy Review
  • The Elementary School Teacher
  • The Elementary School Journal
  • Teaching Artist Journal
  • Journal of Art & Design Education
  • International Journal of Art & Design Education

Selected Websites and Digital Archives