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Starting with the Basics
Sketchbook Work 5:24
Planning and Lesson Ideas 6:19
Diving Into the Sketchbook
Sketchbook Prompts and Ideas 6:39
Art History 8:08
Design Problems 5:37
Ideas and Brainstorming 5:12
Research, Sketches, and Planning 4:19
Extending Your Lessons
Ideas for Figure Drawing 5:33
Ideas for Portraits 2:49
Challenging Your Students
Changing Sizes, Materials, and Surfaces 5:55
Working with Themes
Selecting Themes 4:26
How to Present Themes to Your Class 2:52
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
3 PD Hours
1 Explore new ways of generating ideas and planning to help students develop interesting and engaging work
2 Learn how to vary the materials, surfaces, and sizes your students work with to take their drawing to the next level
3 Discover how to best utilize sketchbooks and further students' understanding of the art making process
Are you tired of teaching the exact same drawing projects the exact same way every year? Dive into tons of new ideas in this Learning Pack! Learn how to better utilize sketchbooks, how to extend traditional lessons, and how to push your students to develop technical skills and meaning in their artwork.
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
A. Designs experiences to practice critical thinking and problem-solving skills
B. Designs instruction to allow for freedom of expression and independent thought within student work
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.
Events Director and PRO Facilitator
Tim is the Events Director for the Art of Ed, and previously worked as an AOE writer and graduate instructor. Before working for AOE, Tim taught high school art for 14 years in Omaha, Nebraska. As a teacher, he focused on creativity, problem solving, and higher order thinking skills, using Drawing, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Ceramics, and whatever other materials might be available.