The Art Teacher's Survival Guide for Secondary Schools. Grades 7-12. 2nd Edition

  • ID: 2638454
  • Book
  • 336 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Winning Skills and Creative Lessons for Today’s Art Educators

A fresh, creative, and customizable approach to teaching art in grades 7–12, this book is an all–in–one resource for secondary school art teachers. From everyday tasks to large–scale projects, The Art Teacher’s Survival Guide explains how to do it all. In these pages, you’ll find

  • more than sixty detailed creative projects
  • eighty alternative projects
  • valuable instructional techniques
  • classroom management tips
  • community engagement ideas
  • Visual Arts Core–based projects
  • digital media projects
  • reproducible handouts

Fostering young artists’ talents and helping them develop an appreciation for art are important goals for any art educator. To make an impact, teachers need to maintain a fresh approach and know how to relate to students. The Art Teacher’s Survival Guide for Secondary Schools, Second Edition is packed with easy–to–follow advice and lesson plans. And this new edition emphasizes vital digital media and digital photography skills.

Compiled by an experienced author of art education resource materials, the lessons in this book open students’ minds to the possibilities of artistic expression. Your studio–classroom will become the starting point for a school– and community–wide commitment to creativity. Techniques for getting the support of parents and administrators will open doors for both educators and learners.

The ideas you get here will form the foundation for your own engaging, standards–based visual arts curriculum that will help students discover their own personal approach to creativity and expression.

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About This Resource xiii

The Author xv

Acknowledgments xvii

Chapter 1: BASIC SURVIVAL STRATEGIES 1

Chapter 2: THE ART OF TEACHING ART—23

Chapter 3: DRAWING 51

Chapter 4: PAINTING 85

Chapter 5: PRINTMAKING 115

Chapter 6: PHOTOGRAPHY 149

Chapter 7: COMPUTER GRAPHICS 187

Chapter 8: FINE CRAFTS—FIBERS, BOOK ARTS, CERAMICS 213

Chapter 9: SCULPTURE AND ARCHITECTURE—245

Chapter 10: CAREERS IN ART—281

Bibliography 305

Index 307

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