Drawing to learn: learning to draw

PDF2 is a paper that explains how drawing can support learning in secondary schools. It argues that different kinds of drawing promote different kinds of thinking. It articulates how drawing serves a range of purposes as an element in the learning process. It explains how drawing develops skills of perception, communication, invention and action. It shows how drawing helps students learn to think, to communicate and to do things. It raises issues about learning through drawing and learning to draw.

The PDF provides strong advocacy for the use of drawing as a medium for learning, to be shared with headteachers, senior managers and teachers from a range of disciplines and parents, to prompt discussion about the purposes of drawing in education.

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