Welcome to Teaching Art to Children. This course is designed to help classroom teachers give hands-on fine art lessons to their students. The intent is to give participants the skills to teach and impart to their students a love and understanding of the art produced by modern artists of the western world.
Required books for this class: (you will need access to these two)
Suggested books: You will find lots of wonderful books recommended throughout the course. Many of these delightful books may be available at your library. I have purchased many of my books from Amazon used at a very good price.
|Met and Exceeds
Expectations A+ to A
|Meets Expectations B+
|Needs Improvement, Must
|Reflective, thoughtful ideas
relevant to the assignment are
|Assignments present some
relevant ideas and connections
to the assignment
|Few relevant ideas connected to
the assignment, some ideas
|Very well organized||Is generally well organized||Shows little organization|
|Obvious attention to effort,
detail and neatness
|Some effort, attention to detail
|Lack of effort, attention to detail
|Artist’s style clearly evident||Some elements of artist’s style
|Lacking evidence of artist’s style|
Note: The instructor intends for you to create art in the style of the given artists, however, there is room for individual expression.
Section 1 – a teaching outline showing the relationship between the online forum entries, the art activities, the readings and websites.
Section 2– Instructions for the Art Activities
Section 3 –Appendix and other helpful information
b) Color terms
c) Art vocabulary
K-8 Public Schools; Migrant Education, Bilingual Language, Language Development Specialist Certificate, Adult Education, Art.
Passionate about every child experiencing Fine Art and helping teachers feel confidence and joy in teaching it; working with migrants and refugees: teaching ESL; painting.
Personal interests: painting, drawing, languages.
Instructor: Terry Joyce