Lois Hetland is professor and chair of art education at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and senior research affiliate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education. Ellen Winner is professor and chair of psychology at Boston College and a senior research associate at Project Zero. Shirley Veenema is an instructor in visual arts at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. Kimberly M. Sheridan is an assistant professor in the College of Education and Human Development and the College of Visual and Performing Arts at George Mason University.
"This is an excellent resource for both novice and experienced teachers"--SchoolArts
Praise for the First Edition of Studio Thinking Winner and Hetland have set out to show what it means to take education in the arts seriously, in its own right. The New York TimesThis book is very educational and would be helpful to art teachers in promoting quality teaching in their classrooms. School Arts Magazine" Studio Thinking is a major contribution to the field. Arts & Learning ReviewThe research in Studio Thinking is groundbreaking and important because it is anchored in the actual practice of teaching artists ...The ideas in Studio Thinking continue to provide a vehicle with which to navigate and understand the complex work in which we are all engaged. Teaching Artists Journal
"Studio Thinking from the Start is a rich compendium of examples of the studio habits of mind, and novice and experienced teachers will appreciate seeing the practical application of this framework. The book will also be useful for students of art education being introduced to a variety of pedagogical practices in the field." Teachers College Record