VISUAL ARTS IN EDUCATION. EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION PROJECT BASED LEARNING THROUGH CONTEMPORARY VISUAL ARTS

Visual Arts in Education (VA.E) is a research project based on the teaching and learning of contemporary visual arts through an innovative methodology based on globalization and interdisciplinarity in teaching to promote analytical thinking, critical and creative in the different stages of education.

The research team focused their study on the innovative use and implementation in the classrooms of Schools SEK E.CO KIT, suitcase teaching created by the General Division Promotion of Fine Arts of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports.

This training material is designed as a proposal of visual literacy for children 4 to 10 years. Its main objective is to motivate children in a process of reflection, analysis and discovery on images worked through the game, understanding, appreciation and apprehension of the visual arts. Thus, under a constructivist perspective, individualized, students become protagonists in the process of creating your own visual code worked internalize new learning in the classroom.

VA.E team developed a parallel investigation to the overall objectives of the project in order to assess the educational content of the same. It will analyze the development of cognitive and creative capacities of the child produced in the nursery and primary use of the kit as well as the achievement of key objectives in learning through the images worked.

The project will be innovative with respect to the main objective, it will study the application and use of this material in training and personal development of students with high cognitive abilities.