(NEW) Planning Field Trips

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Introduction

Introduction 0:34

Making the Most of Art Museums

Identifying a Rationale and Objectives (Art Museums) 1:32

Preparing Students 2:22

Field Trip Activities 2:15

Specific Examples at the Museum 2:43

After Trip Wrap-Up 1:45

Touring Art Colleges

Identifying a Rationale and Objective (Art Colleges) 1:59

Field Trip Activities 1:07

Planning Before the Trip 2:10

Day of Trip Details 1:53

After Trip Wrap-Up 1:45

Exploring Local Galleries

Preparing Students for Local Galleries 1:45

Benefits of Visiting Local Galleries 1:38

Non-Traditional Gallery Spaces 0:51

Checking Out Art and Craft Festivals

Why Art and Craft Festivals 0:50

Preparing Students for Art Festivals 1:09

Day of Art Festival Activities 1:18

Reflection or After Trip Wrap-Up 1:38

Streamlining Details and Tasks

Permission Slip Best Practice 1:23

Conclusion

Conclusion 1:15

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(NEW) Planning Field Trips

3 PD Hours

  • 1 Understand how to introduce your students to artworks in various gallery settings and lead dynamic discussions about the work.

  • 2 Explore approaches to logistics, planning, and preparation to make field trips work for you and your classes.

  • 3 Discover a variety of activities and assessments that can help ensure your field trips are a valuable and worthwhile learning experience.

Matt and Craig take you to the Columbus Museum of Art, the Columbus College of Art and Design, and local galleries to show how you can create an awesome field trip experience for your students. Learn how to optimize your planning and permission slips, share expectations with students, and lead discussions on the art you see. After you return, check out the ideas on reflections and reviews about the trip to make it a worthwhile learning experience for all involved.

Craig Huffman

Craig Huffman

High School Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator

Craig Huffman has a B.A. in Art from Buffalo State College, and a Masters in Education from Ashland University. Before teaching, Craig did freelance work as a sci-fi/fantasy illustrator for role playing games, including "Dungeons and Dragons". Though Craig still works in traditional media, he now prefers to paint digitally, or to blend traditional methods with digital manipulation.

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Resources

https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/08/30.3FieldTripIdeas.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/08/30.3TalkingAboutArtwork-1.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/08/30.3ArtShowWorksheet.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/02/30.3ArtHistoryComparisonGraphicOrg.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/08/30.3CraftFestivalArtistInterview.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/08/30.3FieldTripPermissionForm.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/08/30.3ArtShowInformationCommitmentForm.pdf

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