Art Room 161. Visual Art as Critical Thinking. We've heard this story before.
The first thing to go in budget cuts is the visual art program or another related art. Proponents of arts education counter with the usual rhetoric on the importance of self-expression and creativity. I, myself, am a product of arts education. From the early age of kindergarten I was in musical theater. I eventually transitioned in music as a focus, and was a choir nerd in middle school and into college.
Well, I have another argument to advocate for arts education. I had the privilege of visiting High Tech High and Middle in San Diego, California. Chris Uyeda was nice enough to sit down with me to talk about a recent chemistry project by his students. Art Home - Visual Art. Art websites for ideas Student Art Guide Developing Nicely - a blog by Chris Francis, UK Art teacher and Senior Leader at St Peter’s Catholic School, Bournemouth, England.
Julia Stubbs - is an Advanced Skills Teacher in Art and Design at William de Ferrers School, Essex, England. Her website features high quality GCSE and A Level Art artwork, photographed comprehensively and listed with results. Exemplar material is available, as are teaching resources. Visual Arts external exemplars New Zealand Qualifications Authority. Best Art Education Blogs. Are you a teacher or homeschooler in search of the best art education blogs?
Long before I was a parent, I was an art teacher. I taught elementary and middle school art, and then moved into the field of museum education which is where I was right before TinkerLab began. While many of you are parents like me, I know that a fair number of our readers are also homeschoolers and/or educators. Because I love this stuff, and I know that many of you do too, I compiled this growing list of the best art education blogs. Like all lists, this one is only as comprehensive as my research and doesn’t take brand new blogs into account. If you have a favorite art education blog that’s not included here, will you let me know in a comment? TinkerLab. Teaching for Artistic Behavior Also known as TAB, teaching for artistic behavior is a nationally recognized choice-based art education approach to teaching art.
The Helpful Art Teacher. Middle & High School Art Blog. Unit 1 has come to an end in Grade 6.
The Grade 6 students have been working with the MYP unit statement-of-inquiry: “The process of artistic creation can lead to self-discovery.” photo by A. Reed, instructor – CC BY-NC-ND These young artists have learned how artists from the East and the West traditionally represented people in artwork and why; have begun to learn how to critique, compare, and contrast artworks; have acquired new art-specific vocabulary; and have become more independent, critically-thinking students. Their Unit 1 studies have focused on the Arts Criteria of Knowing & Understanding, Developing Skills, Thinking Creatively, and Responding as well as on the MYP Approaches to Learning skills of Communication, Self-Management (Organization), and Creative Thinking. Look at the two self-portraits created by each Grade 6 student below: do you feel that they have improved their understanding of and skills in observational drawing? Photo by A.Reed, instructor – CC BY-NC-ND.
PHS Visual Art Department - Blog. Incredible Art Blogs and Podcasts. The Best Art Teacher Blogs: Inspiration for High School Students. The Student Art Guide is constantly on the lookout for great art teacher blogs and websites for high school Art students (including those studying IGCSE, GCSE, A Level Art, NCEA, IB and AP Studio Art).
The majority of Art teacher blogs, however, contain poor quality photographs or have an emphasis on the pedagogy of art education, rather than upon sharing practical advice for students and art teachers. High school art education blogs or websites with a focus on quality artwork seem to be few and far between. Thus, for the benefit of our readers, we have begun to compile a list of the gems we have found. You may also be interested in reading how to create your own website. Developing Nicely Developing Nicely is a stunning blog by Chris Francis, UK Art teacher and Senior Leader at St Peter’s Catholic School, Bournemouth, England. Www.juliastubbs.co.uk Julia Stubbs is an Advanced Skills Teacher in Art and Design at William de Ferrers School, Essex, England.
Ms. InThinking Visual Arts. ARTE para profesores de inglés. Art Education 2.0 - connecting art educators around the globe.