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Old Lessons, New Life?
Why Reinvent Your Lessons? 3:35
Selecting Lessons 3:22
The Rewriting Process 1:54
Ways to Rethink Old Lessons
Changing the Prompt 3:15
Altering Instructional Delivery 1:45
Modifying Process and Media 3:16
Transforming the Product and Display 1:43
Rethinking Observational Drawing
Rediscovering Value in Traditional Observation 2:22
Lesson Idea - Fantastic Field Work 2:36
Lesson Idea - Drawing with Wire 6:00
Transformational Color Theory
Formal and Intuitive Color Theory 1:25
Lesson Idea - Color Family Portraits 2:15
Lesson Idea- Color Scheme Pillows 2:50
Alternative Still Lifes
Rethinking the Still Life 1:46
Lesson Idea - Scanned Still Life 3:06
Lesson Idea - Texture Swap 2:17
Stencils, Not Just for Multiples 0:51
Lesson Idea - Bleach T-Shirts 5:31
Lesson Idea - Grass Drawings 3:36
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
3 PD Hours
1 Explore four key ways to add a “twist” to an old lesson.
2 Discover fresh ideas for innovative artistic prompts and displays.
3 Learn about unique artistic processes and methods of instructional delivery that you haven't seen on social media.
Are you tired of teaching the same old lessons? Is your art curriculum feeling stale? It might be time to breathe some new life into your old lessons! Join art educators Janet Taylor and Matt Milkowski as they explore dynamic and unusual ways to revamp your professional practice and infuse fresh creativity into your teaching through strategic tweaks to your existing projects.
2. Curriculum Approaches
A. Integrates knowledge of a variety of approaches when planning content
A. Develops lessons, units, and/or centers that connect with student interests and backgrounds
D. Constructs opportunities for student choice and authentic learning
E. Selects technology resources to supplement instructional strategies
F. Designs opportunities for collaboration among students
High School Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator
Janet Taylor is a high school art teacher in the western suburbs of Chicago. She geeks out on developing choice-based curriculum and believes that by guiding students through their own creative process, they are empowered to create unique and meaningful artworks.