This is an opportunity to explore art appreciation, learn visual arts vocabulary and create mixed media works of art. Art appreciation helps students learn to think and express ideas. Observing works of art closely, students are able to describe what they see and learn to visualize as they create works of art.
Each week participants will have the opportunity to appreciate and briefly discuss different works of art incorporating the visual arts vocabulary. Participants will create 4-6 different mixed media art projects. Once each art project is briefly explained, participants can begin creating.
Instructor: Aida Herrera-Keehn
Enhance classroom curricula with creative ideas that are in alignment with the Common Core. Create lessons exciting and accessible to all students. Exchange ideas with new and veteran teachers and counselors. Take advantage of having a specific time to develop and enhance curriculum.
Educators are tasked with helping students develop the intellectual and social strength necessary to navigate the complexities of this ever-changing world. As an institution, education has struggled to keep up with the needs of the contemporary student. We must reimagine the classroom environment and rethink traditional teacher and
student roles, allowing students more say in what and how they learn. Through two-weeks of powerful readings, dynamic discussions, and hands-on projects, educators will walk away from this workshop invigorated and ready to create a more personal and flexible education for their students.
In this course, participants will have the opportunity to:
Developed by: Ryan Pickett