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Art Education 2.0 - connecting art educators around the globe. Mrs. Art Teacher! Art At Woodstock. Artdept's Profile. Student work. Blog Directory. Karissa Ferrell. Art Education Blog for K-12 Art Teachers. Art of Apex High School. Richard Kessler on arts education. For those who have followed Dewey21C, hopefully you’ve noticed that I have been silent since the end of July.

Richard Kessler on arts education

A month off from work followed that last post, and as we’re blowing through September, I have started a new chapter in my career as Dean of the Mannes College The New School for Music. It’s not all that often that one gets a month off. It was a month that I viewed as time to leave behind the past seven years at The Center for Arts Education, while clearing my mind for the very new challenge of leading a music conservatory that is part of a fairly unorthodox university (The New School).

It didn’t hurt that one of the founders of The New School, and father of its initial educational design was none other than John Dewey. There is so much that I want to share about these early days in my tenure. In K-12, the pathway to college is and has been for many years the brass ring. At the very same time, higher education is under fire.

aRTs Roundtable 21: Artsy Webby Sites. Standard Podcast Hide Player This week on the aRTs Roundtable we talk about “Artsy” websites that we use in and out of our classrooms.

aRTs Roundtable 21: Artsy Webby Sites

Many are interactive or creative websites that engage the arty students to create, compose, and think using the arts. Show Host: Carol Broos Show contributors: Tricia Fuglestad, Jen Kolze and Brenda Muench Show wiki: edreach.us Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any questions or comments- artsroundtable@edreach.us 121 views, 2 today. PHS ART. The Art Teacher’s Guide to Twitter. Twitter is one of the best resources to connect with other art educators and educational leaders, allowing you to send messages using only 140 characters.

The Art Teacher’s Guide to Twitter

The most current and innovative ideas are floating around in the twittersphere. Most art teachers share pictures of their artwork and links to their blogs which have explanations to their latest art projects. Daisy yellow - create explore paint. Artventures in Middleschooling - Artventures. CurkovicArtUnits / FrontPage. "Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

CurkovicArtUnits / FrontPage

" -Edgar Degas Dear Readers, Due to the nature of this wiki relating directly to school curriculum, requests for admission to join from outside communities will unfortunately have to be rejected, so as not to disrupt the delivery of the units etc. However, feel free to view, use or adapt any of the content provided here. about “Creativity has always been essential for our cultural growth, but there are still many misconceptions about this elusive process. It's possible to come up with brilliant, shiny new ideas even in the dullest, most routine-ridden environments -- or any location, for that matter. The Top 10 Mistakes Made by Art Students (via Student Art Guide) 1: Keeping a Sketchbook by Pam Locker from University of Lincoln on Vimeo.

Kevin Honeycutt. Art, Craft & Design. Art Is Messy. LearningIT - Mac Related ICT, Art & Creativity Info for Teachers & Students. Art in the Middle...school. Yesterday was a CRAZY day of end of the quarter work being finished, projects being handed back, missing work being reviewed, tracking down sick kiddos and starting with week "Monday Goodies" but in the midst of it all we made magic...

Art in the Middle...school

The kids LOVED the oil resist snowflakes. It was super hard to keep them on task when there was always someone dunking their snowflake. It was music to my ears to hear them "ooooohhh" and "aaahhhh" as they removed them from the black paint. Then to finish them with glitter was almost more than they could handle. I don't usually allow student to make up clay but with so many of these going home as gifts, I made 25 extra "discs" for those students who were sick . Art and Lesson Plans. Welcome to the lesson plans and project ideas section of the Art-Rageous website!

Art and Lesson Plans

Latest updates are listed on the home page of the site, and if you're looking for something in particular, try entering a word in the onsite search engine. Purchases made by clicking through advertisers' links help to offset my webhosting costs and allow me to purchase new resource materials for my classes. Speaking of webhosting, I've been with Dreamhost.com since 2000 and highly recommend them. If you'd like to start your own website, please click here to get a $50 discount on a year of hosting! If asked for a promo code, enter SpecialSavings. As you scroll through the lesson plans below, I think you'll see why I say that my students constantly amaze me.

Dawn's Brain – The adventures of a high school web design and graphic design teacher. » Blog Archive » One-point perspective worksheets. Below are worksheets I created in Adobe Illustrator for teaching one-point perspective.

Dawn's Brain – The adventures of a high school web design and graphic design teacher. » Blog Archive » One-point perspective worksheets

Walk your students through the first two (boxes and room.) Show them the techniques used since the Renaissance to create a realistic illusion of space and form. First introduce them to the terms “horizon line”, “vanishing point” and “orthogonal line”. Horizon Line: The line in a perspective drawing where the sky meets the ground. It also represents the viewer’s eye level.

A couple of technique details, along with further resources: The Arts - The Original Flipped Classroom. Have you been a part of the Flipped Classroom discussion yet?

The Arts - The Original Flipped Classroom

If not, I can promise that it is coming to a school near you. It’s an exciting and thought-provoking discussion, but it’s not necessarily new. Art class inspiration.