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Why Mosaics in the Art Room?
A Brief History of Mosaics 2:08
Mosaic Artists to Study 2:02
Connecting Other Subject Areas 3:36
Practicing Mosaic Techniques Using Paper
Material Options for Paper Mosaics 1:39
Techniques to Practice 1:00
Paper Mosaic Projects 6:57
An Introduction to Mosaic Tools
Basic Mosaic Tools 7:47
Additional Tools and Supplies for Mosaic Making 1:34
Keeping Your Space Safe and Clean 2:42
An Introduction to Mosaic Materials
Options for Adhesives 2:26
Getting Started with Grout 10:00
Custom Tile Making Ideas
Creating Custom Plaster and Gel Transfer Tiles 7:31
Creating Photo Inlay Tiles 2:34
Beginning Project Ideas 2:04
Advanced Project Idea 5:02
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
3 PD Hours
1 Learn how to get started with various mosaic supplies and materials.
2 Explore mosaic making basics and dive deeper into creating custom-made tiles.
3 Immediately add depth and interest to your sculpture curriculum.
The ancient technique of mosaic making is a versatile and engaging medium that can be difficult to introduce to your students. In this PRO Pack, survey a variety of approaches for introducing mosaic qualities, materials, and techniques. Discover simple tips and tricks to share with students as they dive into the world of tesserae and grout. Gain specific ideas for practice activities and more advanced lessons all while exploring best practices and innovative ideas in mosaic making.
7. Media and Techniques
A. Selects best practices when teaching media and techniques to students
B. Scaffolds media and technique skills for students according to age and ability level
C. Designs opportunities for students to experiment with materials and skills
Connected National Visual Arts Standards
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.
High School Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator
As a practicing artist and high school art teacher, Kim strongly believes in the power of artistic expression to transform individuals and communities. Kim is committed to mentoring students to become independent, assertive, and cultured adults and believes that being an active artist is essential to being an effective art teacher and community member.