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The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

Learning Through Art Learning Through Art (LTA), an artist residency program, cultivates student creativity by designing sustained, process-oriented art projects that support learning across the curriculum. The program sends experienced teaching artists into New York City public schools, where they collaborate with classroom teachers to develop and facilitate art projects integrated into the school curriculum. Read more about LTA's history and structure. This area of the website provides in-depth information about current LTA residencies as well as useful resources for educators, including questions to facilitate discussion of works of art and detailed lesson plans for exploring art projects and techniques in the classroom. Photo: Enid Alvarez

MOCA | The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Education materials :: Education The Gallery produces a diverse range of resources for the primary, secondary and tertiary education audiences linked to our collection and major exhibitions. Education kits Collection notes and exhibition kits available free online Collection kits for sale A series of A4, loose-leaf education kits on various aspects of the collection, available for sale from the Gallery Shop. Children's trails Activity booklets for children for some temporary exhibitions and permanent galleries. Online catalogues Catalogues of exhibitions drawn from the Gallery’s collection. Education e-newsletter Subscribe to the Gallery’s e-newsletter for Years K-12 teachers.

What is Useful? The paradox of rights in Tania Bruguera’s ‘Useful Art’ Immigrant Movement International. Courtesy CreativeTime If the question for socially engaged art, as the curator Nato Thompson has recently argued, is no longer “Is it art?” but rather “is it useful?”[1] What is the appropriate evaluative framework for art as a social ‘tool’? If we are asked to understand artist practice as undertaking progressive cause, are the traditional analytics of art historians and critics effective in this endeavor? The political theorist Wendy Brown, in her text Suffering the Paradoxes of Rights, asks for a space beyond the judicial which articulates what equality might look like outside of a “progressive historiography,”[6] wherein rights function to achieve the illusion of progress within a still intact and unchanged social order. It is important to note here that as Brown stated in her introduction, she is not against working for rights. Queen’s Dream Team, Immigrant Movement International. To be fair, Bruguera would prefer the project not to end.

Singapore Art Gallery Guide - SAGG OER Commons The 20 Features Teachers Should Know about The 21st Century Classroom We have been talking a lot about the 21st century skills teacher need to have but what about the 21st century classroom ? Do we know how it looks like ? How much of technology is used there and why should there be any technology it after all ? These are questions that Open Colleges is trying to anwser in their awesome infographic below. Honestly I was thinking that the Flipped Classroom is the type of classroom we will have in the future but I don't think I am right so far. Edudemic has also helped in the realization of this infographic and it even summarized its key elements in the following bullets : 91% of teachers have computers in the classroomJust 20% think they have the right level of technology in the classroomMore than half of all colleges surveyed say their biggest priority is upgrading their wi-fi system43% of teachers surveyed have used online games in the classroom29% of teachers use social networks… 80% of college professors do too.

The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have By EdTech Team Updated on march 2, 2015 : The original list that was created in 2011 comprised 33 skills , after reviewing it we decided to do some merging and finally ended up with the 20 skills below. The 21st century teacher should be able to : 1- Create and edit digital audio Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :Free Audio Tools for Teachers 2- Use Social bookmarking to share resources with and between learners Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill : A List of Best Bookmarking Websites for Teachers 3- Use blogs and wikis to create online platforms for students Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill : Great Tools to Create Protected Blogs and Webpages for your Class 4- Exploit digital images for classroom use Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :Web Tools to Edit Pictures without Installing any softwareTools to Convert Photos into Cartoons