CL4a-Drawing as Thinking: Module 1


As educators we often think of drawing as an activity, a skill, or a pastime. We make sure children have drawing materials, tools, and designated spaces to ‘do art’. Less often, however, do we consider ‘What is drawing?’ or ‘What does drawing mean to this child?” In Drawing as Thinking Part 1, we begin to explore the experience and purpose of drawing to children. We also consider how our beliefs and assumptions about drawing impacts children and our teaching practice.