About the Book
As a young child, I was very excited to first learn to play Tic-Tac-Toe in Budapest from neighborhood friends. It allowed us to spend a lot of time in a seemingly endless battle, at a time when neither board games nor video games were available after the Second World War. Friends and I played for long periods, testing strategies, trying to unravel the game’s secret formulas for winning.
A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY For thirty-five years, George Szekely has been a pioneer in developing creative changes and methodologies for art teaching. His work has been formulated in books, journals, unique performance-style keynote presentations, and teaching demonstrations through his nationally initiated Adopt-a-School projects. He was among the first art educators to emphasize the importance of children’s play in art making and to advocate the study of children’s home art as the foundation for school art practice. Szekely has been elected a Distinguished Fellow of the National Art Education Association. He is an Emanual Barkan Prize-winning author, and a Victor Lowenfeld Award recipient for his lifetime achievement in art education. A former Vice President of the National Art Education Association, he was named A National Treasure by student chapters of the NAEA. He has published over a hundred-fifty article in major journals of education, and has been a contributor to art education pr