Blog Post by Anjorita Hopson Hello All!! Just here to tell you a little about the “going’s on” in my classroom. We are currently working on color, introducing color to Kindergarten, primary colors and what they do with 1st grade, secondary colors and how they are made with 2nd grade. Students are being introduced to … Continue reading Color Lessons
Why Art in School Jesse Boone at Cradock Middle Sometimes we are asked, “Why should we teach Visual Arts (or for that matter all arts) in schools?” Sometimes we struggle with the right answers, or the answers that will have administrators and politician pause and think about the questions that was just asked. If people … Continue reading Why Art in School
By Bev Gray at Churchland Primary When we returned from the Holiday Break, I introduced our younger students to Andy Warhol & the Pop Art style of art and had them to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr tributes with their designs. The Kindergartners colored repeated images of different people being kind and respectful to one … Continue reading Pop Art Intro
Post by Shannon Bridgeman During the latter part of the Fall I introduced my first grade students to the work of Piet Mondrian. I pointed out how his work uses primary colors and usually has thick dark lines. I split this project into three days. On day one I discussed primary colors and showed some … Continue reading Mondrian Spider Webs
Post by Jamie Cosumano Knowledge is everything, and as much as I want all students to become budding artists and creative people, I also want them to be thinking individuals. Truth is, I believe many of our best and brightest artists today are as such – tenacious seekers with grit and passion. As a teacher, … Continue reading Collaborative Lesson: Bringing together French and Ceramic students in a project that addresses one major world concern.