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Finding a Balanced Philosophy
Purposes of a Teaching Philosophy 3:24
Teacher Directed vs. Student Directed 3:58
Lessons Ideas 8:54
Best Practices 3:20
Short Term vs. Long Term 2:12
Lesson Ideas 2:06
Best Practices 3:18
Observation vs. Imagination 1:28
Lesson Ideas 4:05
Best Practices 2:55
Play vs. Apply 3:35
Lesson Ideas 3:04
Best Practices 3:33
Personal vs. Communal 2:09
Lesson Ideas 3:54
Best Practices 3:00
Collaborative vs. Individual 2:31
Lesson Ideas 5:40
Best Practices 3:04
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
4 PD Hours
1 Learn about a variety of viewpoints in art education.
2 Explore how a balance between these viewpoints can lead to the most effective teaching strategies.
3 Gain dozens of lesson ideas that demonstrate a balanced teaching philosophy.
A teaching philosophy can be a powerful tool that helps art teachers identify professional beliefs and translate them into an effective classroom practice. But with so many competing philosophies and opinions within the field of art education, how do we know which philosophy is the best for our students? Join seasoned high school art teachers Janet Taylor and Matt Milkowski as they share a new classroom methodology: teaching with balance.
Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies
1.8 Utilizes knowledge of art ed philosophies in planning of content
1.9 Demonstrates willingness to expand art ed philosophies knowledge
6.1 Demonstrates reflective practice
High School Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator
Matt Milkowski is a high school drawing and painting teacher in majestic Chicago, IL. His curricular approach targets innovative and balanced content that fosters curiosity, confidence, and community. He hopes his students leave his class with a more nuanced and vivid view of the world around them.