Monthly Archives: September 2013

Art Vocab Cards

Today we tried the critique process using Art Vocab Cards. My classes have seven students, so I selected sixteen of the cards that most applied to the work at hand. I passed out two cards to each student, then held … Continue reading

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Poetry in the Art Room

I’m bringing back a lesson that has been both successful, and wildly unsuccessful in the past. I’m asking my students to read poetry with me in class, then illustrate the poems as part of the interpretation process. Our goal is … Continue reading

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AP Summer Intensive

At the end of July, I attended a summer class for teachers who offer Advanced Placement (AP) courses through College Board. The workshop was packed with great information and teaching ideas that should make every student better at thinking and … Continue reading

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