Designing an Intro to Art Course

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Introduction

Introduction 1:13

Vital Necessities of an Intro 2D Art Course

Building a Skill Set 2:15

Best Mediums for Intro Courses 4:02

Structure and Pacing of Lessons 2:20

Overview of Elements and Principles

Best Ways to Introduce Es and Ps 4:46

Lesson Set 1 7:05

Lesson Set 2 6:11

Time to Explore Media

Implementing Studio Days 5:30

Lessons to Support Exploration 2:22

Utilizing Visual Journals

What, How, and Why 1:44

Providing a Safe Environment

Encouraging Risk Taking 1:40

The Role of Assessment 5:24

Opportunities for Feedback

Work in Progress Critiques 1:56

Teacher Feedback 3:31

Conclusion

Conclusion 2:11

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Designing an Intro to Art Course

4 PD Hours

  • 1 Discover why a successful Art I course can set the tone for your entire art program.

  • 2 Learn how to create meaningful assessments that will help your students retain information.

  • 3 Explore recommended mediums and teaching tips to keep your students engaged.

Planning for an Intro to Art course can be a daunting task, but we’ve got you covered with this Learning Pack! Walk away with everything you need to develop a successful, engaging experience for your Intro to Art students. Learn how to build skills, scaffold lessons, and get your kids creating meaningful work!


Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies
CURRICULUM
Methods/Approaches
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

Debi West

Debi West

PRO Facilitator, AOE Writer, and Graduate Instructor

Debi West, Ed.S. and NBCT, is a retired art teacher with 25 years of experience. She loves sharing with others, and her motto is, “Together We ART Better!”

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Resources

https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/09/34.1WhatIsAnArtist-1.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/09/34.1FoundationalSkillsHighSchool-1.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/09/23.1TimelineOfWesternArtHistory.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/09/34.1EssentialMaterialsForIntroArtClasses-1.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/09/ElementsOfArtPrinciplesOfDesign-1.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/09/3.2ColorSchemes.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/09/34.1ColorTheoryVocab-1.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/09/34.1ColorWheel-1.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/09/ColorWheelAdvanced-1.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/09/34.1ColorTheoryNotes-1.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/09/34.1IntotoArtVocabulary-1.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/09/34.1DrawingTechniques-1.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/09/34.1OilPastelTechniques-1.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/09/34.1WatercolorPractice.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/09/34.1SketchbookPrompts.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/01/34.1SketchbookIdeas.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2018/09/34.1ProjectEvaluationForm-1.pdf

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