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How To Talk About Art History - It's easier than it seems. Lessons Worth Sharing. Collaborative Zines: Making Art History Accessible to Pre-Service Educators. As new, digital technologies emerge and improve–from augmented and virtual realities to advancements in 3D printing to smart phone capabilities–there has also been a notable resurgence of analog technologies.

Collaborative Zines: Making Art History Accessible to Pre-Service Educators

Vinyl records and cassette tapes, Polaroid cameras and film and even typewriters are being produced at increased rates. With this resurges comes a renewed interest in zines, the lo-fi, self-published booklets or magazines typically produced on the photocopier. Zine gatherings and swaps are taking place in cities across the country, like Printed Matter’s The NY Art Book Fair and LA Art Book Fair.


How to Keep Classroom Sleepers Awake. I would like to follow you up the long stairway again & become the boat that would row you back carefully.

How to Keep Classroom Sleepers Awake

(Margaret Atwood, "Variations on the Word Sleep") I was a teenage insomniac. Dialogue Defibrillators: Jump-Start Classroom Discussions! During a 12th-grade English discussion years ago, I asked a question that nobody answered.

Dialogue Defibrillators: Jump-Start Classroom Discussions!

Wanting students to do more heavy academic lifting, I decided to wait until someone spoke before saying another word. A minute crept by. Art Movements - Check123, Video Encyclopedia. What the Heck Is Inquiry-Based Learning? Inquiry-based learning is more than asking a student what he or she wants to know.

What the Heck Is Inquiry-Based Learning?

It’s about triggering curiosity. And activating a student’s curiosity is, I would argue, a far more important and complex goal than the objective of mere information delivery. Nevertheless, despite its complexity, inquiry-based learning can be somehow easier on teachers, too. Creating a Classroom Culture of Laughter. In the age of technology, when students use online databases for home research and when Khan Academy tutorials personalize learning, why does the 21st-century student come to school?

Creating a Classroom Culture of Laughter

They come to see their friends. They come for the community. Zines how to. 5 flexible grading practices that create hope for students #assessment. LEO Writing a Reaction or Response Essay. Reaction or response papers are usually requested by teachers so that you'll consider carefully what you think or feel about something you've read.

LEO Writing a Reaction or Response Essay

The following guidelines are intended to be used for reacting to a reading although they could easily be used for reactions to films too. Read whatever you've been asked to respond to, and while reading, think about the following questions. How do you feel about what you are reading? Using Art to Teach Critical Thinking. Susan Barber , High School English Teacher & English Department Chair Posted 07/15/2015 10:43AM | Last Commented 09/24/2015 3:41AM Art is one of the most underutilized resources in today’s ELA classroom.

Using Art to Teach Critical Thinking

The Roman poet Horace claimed, “A picture is a poem without words” meaning art and written word are different mediums of expression. College Art Association. Academic Session 9: Loughborough 2017. AAH2017 43rd Annual Conference & Art Book Fair Loughborough University 6th to 8th April 2017 Drawing in the Age of the Artist as Networker Convenors: Deborah Harty, Loughborough University, Journeaux, Coventry University,

Academic Session 9: Loughborough 2017

Adventures. Activities for the large lecture class Now that the Fall semester has ended, I’ve started to reflect on what types of in-class activities worked well and which ones failed or simply need tweaking.


In the end, I realize that activities that are successful might eventually work less well depending on the time of the semester. For this reason, I can’t stress enough how important it is… Read more → Teaching the Large Lecture Course: Some Reflections. Enliven Class Discussions With Gallery Walks. Students routinely talking with each other should be a staple in classrooms.

Enliven Class Discussions With Gallery Walks

We know this as teachers. Social development theory (and I’m sure plenty of your own observational data) backs up the benefits of it. The Lecture: A Cultural Construction of Privilege? – MICHELLE PACANSKY-BROCK. It’s been quite awhile since I’ve read an article that has inspired me to write a post on a Sunday afternoon. But today, I saw a link to an article in my Nuzzel feed titled “Is the lecture unfair?” And it piqued my interest. This recent article from the New York Times discusses findings from recent studies that show how lectures privilege students who come from privileged backgrounds. The author, Annie Murphy Paul, explains, “…a growing body of evidence suggests that the lecture is not generic or neutral, but a specific cultural form that favors some people while discriminating against others, including women, minorities and low-income and first-generation college students.

History vs…: a TED-Ed Lesson playlist. “History has remembered the kings and warriors, because they destroyed; art has remembered the people, because they created,” wrote William Morris. To learn how 7 notorious leaders are remembered by history, watch the TED-Ed Lessons below: 1. History vs. Richard Nixon. The Lecture: A Cultural Construction of Privilege? – MICHELLE PACANSKY-BROCK. Why can’t we read anymore? Spending time with friends, or family, I often feel a soul-deep throb coming from that perfectly engineered wafer of stainless steel and glass and rare earth metals in my pocket. Touch me. Look at me. Timetoast timeline maker. Make a timeline, tell a story.

6 Techniques for Building Reading Skills—in Any Subject. As avid lovers of literature, teachers often find themselves wanting to impart every bit of knowledge about a well-loved text to their students. And this is not just an ELA issue—other disciplines also often focus on the content of a text. However, teaching reading skills in English classes and across the disciplines is an almost guaranteed way to help students retain content.