Last Friday morning we had one of our last meetings as a faculty before the students arrived, but one of our first meetings on this topic, Race. It struck a chord in me, because I noticed over the years in working with my students, Race is noticed less with a judgement to follow. Students areContinue reading “Lizzy, Race has a recipe in the Art Room”
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Hello SKTCS Parents and Family, So excited to get the Art studio ready-to-go with art supplies to open, pour, rub, mix, blend and layer! Speaking of materials that will be ready, students love to recycle items for art making that can be found in drawers like playing cards, bubble wrap for Collage, Fabric andContinue reading “wish list”
PD Days are fun!!
Today was such a super fun PD Day! We got back in touch with our colleagues and made connections with new friends. This sculpture project will be located in our city and points out that DC citizens votes need to count!! After the potluck lunch we broke into 3 sessions: TAS/TLF, Blogging, and Color Theory.Continue reading “PD Days are fun!!”
These examples of assessments were created by Art Teachers in the http://www.artofed.com class in Assessment in Art. We had a great time looking over assessments across the country and crafting assessments based off of lessons we currently use. We found that designing our own assessments gathered more information about our student learning than a standardizedContinue reading “Assessment examples”
Letter to home
Dear Parents, Studio days have arrived, but would first like to share how this summer started off in a fabulous way! My first three days were spent at the Phillips Collection in Dupont circle. Educators from across the country gathered to discuss Arts Integration Teaching through the Prism . The experience was amazing. We witnessedContinue reading “Letter to home”
4th Narrative Assessment click here to see follow up questions students answer in completion of assignment This Narrative Art lesson has been one of my favorites! In the past we have used The Phillips Collection Jacob Lawrence’s The Migration Series to teach students the impact and unity of using the repetition of line, color andContinue reading “Narrative Art”
Back to the Studio List!
Back to School Checklist…after saying ‘Hello!’ and unpacking new art supplies!!! 1. Penny, dollar comments and million dollar phrases a great visual aid discovered on AOE to encourage students to discuss artwork with descriptions beyond “cute, nice, weird” 2. Sketchbooks-load class baskets & insert Top Ten Challenges checklist 3. Analyze Art Wall-great idea from summerContinue reading “Back to the Studio List!”
Finding shapes in nature
Just discovered WordPress has an app for iPhone! This post is a little skinny on the info as a rookie, but gotta start somewhere! Seeing this sunflower shape reminded me of all the shapes and textures we see in our natural environment. Thinking now about the best platform to show a selection of images toContinue reading “Finding shapes in nature”
Starting TAB in fall of 2013, I noticed Sketchbook usage did slip, so rather than send SB’s home at end of year, students “graduate” SB to next years grade level basket. Any students that move away can take theirs, or sometimes they just want pages they used to put in portfolio to take along. TheyContinue reading “Sketchbook Time”
Blogging with Students In our blogging class, that was so much fun and helpful to have classmates and leadership that motivated important thinking to get started, our last assignment was to create a lesson around Blogging with Students. I hadn’t thought about that so much yet, let alone blogging for my profession at the time,Continue reading “Blogging Assignment”