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Understanding the Standards
Understanding and Using the National Arts Standards 2:17
Encouraging Students to Create 5:31
Ideas for Sharing and Presenting 4:43
Helping Students Respond to Artwork 5:14
Putting it All Together
Spiraling Your Curriculum 2:48
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
2 PD Hours
1 Learn how to simply and successfully incorporate the National Visual Art Standards into your own curriculum.
2 Discover how to guide student learning by spiraling your curriculum with the standards.
3 Explore new and exciting ways for your students to Create, Present, Respond, and Connect.
The National Visual Art Standards are thorough, complex, and do an amazing job of guiding student learning. Though it may seem overwhelming to incorporate them into your teaching, it is possible! In this Learning Pack, you will discover how you can build on your existing curriculum by utilizing the standards in your everyday teaching. It’s simpler than you imagine!
Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies
1.1 Aligns curriculum with national, state, or district standards
1.2 Plans and prepares sequential lessons, units, and/or centers
1.3 Develops appropriate learning targets/goals
1.4 Develops engaging activities, resources, lessons, and/or centers
1.5 Demonstrates thorough background/content knowledge
Middle School Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator
Johanna Russell has been teaching since 2003 and is always seeking to improve her craft through non-traditional avenues of research, thought, and teaching practice. She believes the mental capacity for creativity and divergent thought will be essential for the futures of our students and that the best place for students to learn to think differently is in the art room.