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Integrating dance and drawing in the kindergarten curriculum in Taiwan

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This paper and the images therein report on an action research that investigated and developed strategies for teacher training in Taiwan. The aim was to help generalist teachers to develop young children's abilities to make, perform and appreciate dance. The research used Mollie Davies' Movement Framework (DMF) as a basis for exploring ways in which drawing and painting can be used to motivate kindergarten children to dance and help them to reflect upon it. DMF prioritizes body, space, dynamics and relationships (i.e. what the body does, where it moves, how it moves and with whom). The research was also informed by John Matthews' theory of figurative representation and action representation (2003) and his explanation of how young children's drawings and paintings are action based and influenced by their previous experiences of movement.

Keywords: art; dance; education; kindergarten; professional development

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/etar.1.3.249/3

Affiliations: Roehampton University.

Publication date: December 1, 2005

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  • The International Journal of Education through Art is an English language journal that promotes relationships between art and education. The term 'art education' should be taken to include art, craft and design education. Each issue, published three times a year within a single volume, consists of peer-reviewed articles mainly in the form of research reports and critical essays, but may also include exhibition reviews and image-text features.
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