Issue 33

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  • Gallery round-up

  • Hands on in the classroom – mathARTmatics
    John Fidler explains how in the current climate of re-establishing the vital role of creativity in education, the more cross-curricular opportunities we can exploit, the better

  • Medusa relief sculptures
    James Sharp shares his experience in and great enthusiasm for using paintings as starting points for cross-curricular projects

  • Illustration: more than just a complement to text
    Gwen Lee describes how illustration affects her everyday life and is an important way of communicating ideas and messages

  • Beyond masks and drums: teaching contemporary art from Africa Barbara Lowe asks ‘How many of us have taught children about art from Africa?’

  • Literacy: Anthony Browne
    Michele Kitto interviews the new Children’s Laureate

  • Knitting together: A Shetland school’s fabric craft tuition and charity hat project
    Kate Allan writes about Sound Primary School’s hand-knitting and craft tuition

  • Creative evaluation: ‘enquire Phase 3’
    Helen Burns reflects on creative evaluation

  • Resist, scrape & carbon!
    Steve Pratchett shares a range of exciting wax techniques undertaken with children aged 7 – 10 years

  • Iron man/woman sculpture project from the Netherlands 
    Tracey McKendrick takes us on a journey into Dutch art teaching

  • Autobiographical montage project
    Loren Fenwick shares an imaginative project

  • Cubism and still life
    Tim Perkins describes a multidisciplinary approach

  • Book reviews

  • Readers reveal all
    teachers share ideas for projects that they have found to be successful in the classroom

  • Poster
    Contemporary Artists from West Africa