• The Art Teacher's Survival Guide for Elementary and Middle Schools

    Easy ways to infuse art into classroom learning One of the most popular books in the Jossey-Bass Teacher series is now available in a completely updated and expanded version. With more than 110 creative art projects in varied types of media--from drawing to digital--plus tips, tools, and curricular resources, The Art Teacher's Survival Guide for Elementary and Middle Schools offers everything a teacher needs to know to present an effective arts education program. Classroom teachers who want to include art projects as part of the content curriculum and art teachers looking for new ideas will all find fresh inspiration in this exciting new edition. It features numerous new projects and draws on multicultural traditions, includes reproducible pages, and provides detailed instructions with illustrations, links to content learning, and modifications for different ages. Authoritative, practical, and user-friendly, this comprehensive guide is an invaluable addition to every K-8 teacher's basic classroom tools.

    • Brand: Jossey-Bass
    • ASIN: 0470183020
    • UPC: 884850557330

  • Teaching Art: A Complete Guide for the Classroom

    LEVEL: For grades preK?8 Teaching Art: A Complete Guide for the Classroom is an accessible and clearly written guide for integrating visual art into classroom practice. Revised and expanded from the author?s previous bestselling resource, Art & Illustration, Teaching Art incorporates new developments in art education. Throughout the book, you will find suggestions for extending and adapting art exercises to meet the needs of both your students and the curriculum. This new edition includes: ?how to set up an art-friendly classroom ?how to teach drawing skills ?how to integrate art with core curricula ?how to use art and illustration as a companion to writing ?a chapter on art and assessment ?the basic art elements and principles ?colour mixing and colour theory ?strategies to encourage creativity and problem solving ?new chapters on sculpture, photography, video, multimedia, installation, and performance art ?featured artists and art teachers who share their best practices ?updated list of picture books, including several new children's books and illustrator ...and much more! Teaching Art is written for classroom teachers, art education specialists, childcare workers, artists working in schools, parents who home-school their children, and school administrators. It can also be used...

    • ASIN: 1553791959

  • The Art Teacher's Survival Guide for Secondary Schools: Grades 7-12

    An invaluable compendium of 75 creative art projects for art educators and classroom teachers This authoritative, practical, and comprehensive guide offers everything teachers need to know to conduct an effective arts instruction and appreciation program. It meets secondary art teacher's unique needs for creating art lessons that cover everything from the fundamentals to digital media careers for aspiring artists. The book includes ten chapters that provide detailed instructions for both teachers and students, along with creative lesson plans and practical tools such as reproducible handouts, illustrations, and photographs. Includes 75 fun and creative art projects Fully updated to reflect the latest changes in secondary art instruction, including digital media and digital photography Heavily illustrated with photographs and drawings For art teachers, secondary classroom teachers, and homeschoolers, this is the ideal hands-on guide to art instruction for middle school and high school students.

    • Brand: Jossey-Bass
    • ASIN: 1118447034

  • The New Art and Science of Teaching: More Than Fifty New Instructional Strategies for Student Success (Teaching Methods for Competency-Based ... New Art and Science of Teaching Book Series)

    This title is a greatly expanded volume of the original Art and Science of Teaching, offering a competency-based education framework for substantive change based on Dr. Robert Marzano's 50 years of education research. While the previous model focused on teacher outcomes, the new version places focus on student learning outcomes, with research-based instructional strategies teachers can use to help students grasp the information and skills transferred through their instruction. Throughout the book, Marzano details the elements of three overarching categories of teaching, which define what must happen to optimize student learning: students must receive feedback, get meaningful content instruction, and have their basic psychological needs met. Gain research-based instructional strategies and teaching methods that drive student success: Explore instructional strategies that correspond to each of the 43 elements of The New Art and Science of Teaching, which have been carefully designed to maximize student engagement and achievement. Use ten design questions and a general framework to help determine which classroom strategies you should use to foster student learning. Analyze the behavioral evidence that proves the strategies of an element are helping learners reach their peak academic...

    • Brand: Ingramcontent
    • ASIN: 1943874964

  • Classroom Management for Art, Music, and PE Teachers

    Teaching 400-600 students every week presents the ultimate classroom management challenge, one that if you’re unprepared for can bury you in a mountain of stress and misbehavior. Classroom Management for Art, Music, and PE Teachers is a proven solution that will transform even the most difficult group of students into the peaceful, well-behaved class you really want. It provides the tools, tips, and strategies you need to simply and effectively manage any classroom, no matter how unruly or out of control, so you can focus on teaching, inspiring, and making an impact that lasts a lifetime.

    • Brand: Unknown
    • ASIN: B00K2FTKVS

  • Studio Thinking 2: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education

    The first edition of this bestseller was featured in The New York Times and The Boston Globe for its groundbreaking research on the positive effects of art education on student learning across the curriculum. Capitalizing on observations and conversations with educators who have used the Studio Thinking Framework in diverse settings, this expanded edition features new material, including: The addition of Exhibitions as a fourth Studio Structure for Learning (along with Demonstration-Lecture, Students-at-Work, and Critique). Explanation and examples of the dispositional elements of each Habit, including skill, alertness (noticing appropriate times to put skills to use), and inclination (the drive or motivation to employ skills). A chart aligning Habits to the English Language Arts and Mathematics Common Core. Descriptions of how the Framework has been used inside and outside of schools in curriculum planning, teaching, and assessment across arts and non-arts disciplines. A full-color insert with new examples of student art. Studio Thinking 2 will help advocates explain arts education to policymakers, help art teachers develop and refine their teaching and assessment practices, and assist educators in other disciplines to learn from existing practices in arts education. Praise for ...

    • ASIN: 0807754358

  • Studio Thinking from the Start: The K–8 Art Educator’s Handbook

    Students of all ages can learn to think like artists! Studio Thinking: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education changed the conversation about quality arts education. Now, a us later, this new publication shows how the eight Studio Habits of Mind and four Studio Structures can be used successfully with younger students in a range of socioeconomic contexts and school environments. Book Features:Habit-by-habit definitions, classroom examples, and related visual artist exemplars emphasizing contemporary artists.Full color mini-posters teachers can hang in their classrooms to illustrate each of the eight Studio Habits of Mind.Sample templates for students to use as they plan, reflect upon, and talk about works of art.Innovative approaches to assessment and strategies for implementation.Photos throughout the book of Studio Thinking signage and activities, students making art, and student artworks.Suggestions for using Studio Thinking for arts education advocacy.COMPANION VOLUME―Studio Thinking 2: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education, Second EditionLois Hetland, Ellen Winner, Shirley Veenema, and Kimberly M. Sheridan

    • ASIN: 0807759155

  • The Handbook for the New Art and Science of Teaching (Your Guide to the Marzano Framework for Competency-Based Education and Teaching Methods) (The New Art and Science of Teaching Book Series)

    Part of The New Art and Science of Teaching series Rely on this comprehensive guide to help you implement the teaching methods of Dr. Robert J. Marzano's The New Art and Science of Teaching framework, which includes over 330 specific instructional strategies, 43 instructional elements, and 10 design questions. Each chapter outlines actionable steps, tips, and examples of implementation that will set you (and your students) up to succeed with this powerful framework in your classroom. Added insight into Marzano's research-based instructional strategies and teaching methods: Learn the history of Robert J. Marzano's framework of teaching methods first laid out in his best-selling The Art and Science of Teaching. Thoroughly examine the updated The New Art and Science of Teaching framework for competency-based education. Explore numerous instructional strategies that correspond to each of the 43 elements of The New Art and Science of Teaching. Acquire examples that will assist in the realization of the instructional strategies discussed throughout the book. Discover strategies that will improve both the mental and physical environment of the classroom to better support student success. Reimagine how to develop relationships with students and generate student engagement. Access free re...

    • ASIN: 1947604317

  • Art Teaching: Elementary through Middle School

    Art Teaching speaks to a new generation of art teachers in a changing society and fresh art world. Comprehensive and up-to-date, it presents fundamental theories, principles, creative approaches, and resources for art teaching in elementary through middle-school. Key sections focus on how children make art, why they make art, the unique qualities of children’s art, and how artistic development can be encouraged in school and at home. Important aspects of curriculum development, integration, evaluation, art room management, and professional development are covered. A wide range of art media with sample art activities is included. Taking the reader to the heart of the classroom, this practical guide describes the realities, challenges, and joys of teaching art, discusses the art room as a zone for creativity, and illustrates how to navigate in a school setting in order to create rich art experiences for students. Many textbooks provide information; this book also provides inspiration. Future and practicing teachers are challenged to think about every aspect of art teaching and to begin formulating independent views and opinions.

    • Brand: Brand: Routledge
    • ASIN: 0415990580

  • Art Is Fundamental: Teaching the Elements and Principles of Art in Elementary School

    This comprehensive art curriculum can easily be integrated into any teacher's existing instruction and provides thrilling and rewarding projects for elementary art students, including printmaking techniques, tessellations, watercolors, calligraphic lines, organic form sculptures, and value collages. Detailed lessons—developed and tested in classrooms over many years—build on one another in a logical progression and explore the elements of texture, color, shape, line, form, and value, and principles such as balance (formal, informal and radial,) unity, contrast, movement, distortion, emphasis, pattern and rhythm. Each lesson also represents an interdisciplinary approach that improves general vocabulary and supports science, math, social studies, and language arts. Though written for elementary school teachers, it can be easily condensed and adapted for middle or even high school students. A beautiful eight-page color insert demonstrates just how sophisticated young children’s art can be when kids are given the opportunity to develop their skills.

    • ASIN: 1569762163

  • Art Lab for Kids (Lab Series)

    • Brand: Quarry Books
    • ASIN: B007CJ8CRA

  • The Art Teacher's Book of Lists, 2nd Edition (J-B Ed: Book of Lists)

    A revised and updated edition of the best-selling resource for art teachers This time-tested book is written for teachers who need accurate and updated information about the world of art, artists, and art movements, including the arts of Africa, Asia, Native America and other diverse cultures. The book is filled with tools, resources, and ideas for creating art in multiple media. Written by an experienced artist and art instructor, the book is filled with vital facts, data, readings, and other references, Each of the book's lists has been updated and the includes some 100 new lists Contains new information on contemporary artists, artwork, art movements, museum holdings, art websites, and more Offers ideas for dynamic art projects and lessons Diverse in its content, the book covers topics such as architecture, drawing, painting, graphic arts, photography, digital arts, and much more.

    • Brand: Jossey-Bass
    • ASIN: 0470482087

  • How to Teach Art to Children, Grades 1-6

    Plenty of Projects – Our teacher's edition of the art book includes step-by-step instructions for 96 art projects you can complete in the classroom Art Elements Defined – You can learn more about different aspects of art through the included definitions and examples Helpful Instructions – Putting together these art projects for your class is easy, as we've included a list of materials required Learn About Fine Art – The art book features a variety of examples of fine art that fit in with what the children are learning in a particular lesson Extra Study Materials – We've included some literature resources in our guide for art teachers that will help you explore some subjects more fully if desired Keep young students excited about art in the classroom with the Evan-Moor How to Teach Art to Children book for Grades 1-6. Our well-organized art book includes 96 different art projects that are appropriate for elementary-aged children. As an added benefit, each project includes examples of fine art in the world that demonstrates the art elements highlighted in the project. We've also collected a list of all the materials you'll need to complete each art project. You'll love the ability to teach the children about fine art, while working on relevant projects, all of which ca...

    • Brand: Constructive Playthings
    • ASIN: 1557998116
    • UPC: 023472007605

  • Artful Teaching: Integrating the Arts for Understanding Across the Curriculum, K–8

    The authors in this volume share exemplary arts-integration practices across the K–8 curriculum. Rather than providing formulas or scripts to be followed, they carefully describe how the arts offer an entry point for gaining insight into why and how students learn. The book includes rich and lively examples of public school teachers integrating visual arts, music, drama, and dance with subject matter, including English, social studies, science, and mathematics. Readers will come away with a deeper understanding of why and how to use the arts every day, in every school, to reach every child. Both a practitioner’s guide and a school reform model, this important book: Explains how arts integration across the K–8 curriculum contributes to student learning. Features examples of how integrated arts education functions in classrooms when it is done well. Explores intensive teacher-education and principal-training programs now underway in several higher education institutions. Offers concrete ideas for educators who are looking to strengthen their own skills and improve student opportunities for learning.

    • Brand: Teachers College Press
    • ASIN: 0807750808

  • Learning Things: Material Culture in Art Education

    This is the first comprehensive book to connect art education to material culture―an evolving pedagogy about the meaning of “things” in the lives of children, youth, and adults. Written by luminaries in the field, this resource explores a range of objects exemplifying material culture, defined as “the human-formed objects, spaces, and expressions that make up our world and are frequently the articles we construct and/or possess for the purpose of personal memory making and the shaping of individual or group identity.” Through activities, approaches, and examples, Blandy and Bolin highlight concrete strategies for incorporating material culture into higher education and K–16 classrooms, as well as museum and community settings. Chapters are organized around various aspects of material culture, including object study, the role of technology, and multisensory art. This accessible book will serve as an informational resource, instructional guide, and motivational catalyst for art educators interested in using material culture in their unique context.Book Features:Provides both theory and practice in the first comprehensive book relating art education to material culture studies.Extends the scope of art education beyond the sight-based focus of visual culture to include th...

    • Brand: Teachers College Press
    • ASIN: 0807759198

  • What's So Great About Art, Anyway? (The Teaching for Social Justice Series)

    Inviting readers to examine schools and teaching with a critical lens, this visually and conceptually captivating graphic novel advocates for arts education in schools. At the center of this work is the author’s memoir as a young high school art teacher in the public school system. Through engaging (and frequently funny) anecdotes centered on classroom life, mixed with discussions of education policy and reform, readers explore teacher/student relationships, testing and accountability, 21st-century learning, and the history and purpose of art education. Branham’s personal narrative of challenges and triumphs demonstrate why art education should be preserved as a core subject if students are to understand the connection between creativity, critical thinking, and other higher-order skills. “What’s So Great About Art, Anyway?” is a refreshing book for everyone—particularly for in-service teachers—and is a smart foundational text in arts education and introduction to teaching courses. “This delightful graphic novel will challenge all teachers and prospective educators to think more deeply about their practice—the craft, the science, and, yes, the art of teaching.”—From the Foreword by William Ayers, author of To Teach: The Journey, in Comics (with Ryan Alexander...

    • ASIN: B01L0PYFEU

  • The New Art and Science of Teaching Writing (Research-Based Instructional Strategies for Teaching and Assessing Writing Skills) (The New Art and Science of Teaching Book Series)

    For educators to be effective, they must intentionally select and implement research-based instructional strategies and conduct assessments. Using a clear and well-organized structure, the authors apply the strategies and techniques originally presented in The New Art and Science of Teaching by Robert J. Marzano to the teaching and assessment of writing skills, as well as some associated reading skills. In total, the book shares more than 100 strategies across grade levels and subject areas. Use effective teaching methods to reach desired writing learning outcomes and student success: Understand which instructional strategies are best suited to teaching writing skills, and gain specific examples for implementing these strategies. Learn how to utilize general and specific strategies to improve the learning environment of the classroom and obtain desired student learning outcomes for writing. Fine-tune your writing curriculum to achieve student success by developing and assessing writing skills with the book's instructional techniques. Examine samples of writing rubrics, proficiency scales, and checklists, and learn effective teaching methods to use them as assessment and instructional tools. Utilize an advance organizer as a quick reference of all strategies to assist you in desig...

    • ASIN: 1945349360

  • The Art and Business of Teaching Yoga: The Yoga Professional's Guide to a Fulfilling Career

    Thousands of yoga lovers take teacher training courses each year, hoping to share what they learn with others. Many want to make yoga teaching their full-time career, but most training programs fall short in covering business acumen, and they may not equip graduates with the entrepreneurial skills and savvy they need to make a go of it. This indispensable and inspiring book guides both new and established professionals toward maximizing their impact as teachers and achieving their career goals. You’ll learn to:• build a loyal student base• plan dynamic classes• optimize your own practice• become more financially stable• maintain a marketing plan• use social media effectively• create a unique brand identity• inspire even more students to embrace yoga

    • ASIN: 1608682277

  • The New Art and Science of Teaching Mathematics (Establish Effective Teaching Strategies in Mathematics Instruction)

    Part of The New Art and Science of Teaching series In The New Art and Science of Teaching Mathematics, authors Nathan D. Lang-Raad and Robert J. Marzano reenvision the groundbreaking New Art and Science of Teaching framework for math classrooms. Readers will discover myriad math strategies, tools, and methods of teaching mathematics for every step of the process, from articulating learning targets and conducting math lessons to engaging students, tracking progress, and celebrating successes. Use this teaching resource to implement research-based best practices in teaching math: Explore how The New Art and Science of Teaching framework can help you optimize your methods and establish best practices in teaching mathematics. Become familiar with the 10 design areas and 43 elements of effective teaching strategies that make up the framework. Develop an understanding of which of the 43 elements of instruction are most effective in the mathematics classroom and in which types of lessons they should be used when teaching mathematics. Use each chapter's Guiding Questions for Curriculum Design to support planning and aid in reflection as a mathematics teacher. Discover a four-step process designed to help you deepen your expertise of math teaching strategies. A joint publication of ASCD a...

    • ASIN: 1945349654

  • A Child's Introduction to Art: The World's Greatest Paintings and Sculptures (Child's Introduction Series)

    The newest volume in Black Dog's best-selling, award-winning Child's Introduction series explores the fascinating world of art and artists and includes do-it-yourself art projects throughout. In the tradition of Black Dog's best-selling Child's Introduction books, which include The Story of the Orchestra and A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky, A Child's Introduction to Art introduces kids ages 9 through 12 to the art world's most famous painters, styles, and periods, all brought to life through full-color photographs of 40 masterpieces, as well as charming original illustrations. The book highlights 40 painters and sculptors, including Leonardo da Vinci, Claude Monet, Diego Velasquez, Vincent van Gogh, Salvador Dali, Mary Cassatt, and Andy Warhol, providing information on their life, inspirations, influences, technique, and a full-color photo of one of their signature works of art. It also includes an overview of various styles and periods (Renaissance, Impressionism, Cubism, etc.), instruction on how to view and appreciate art, and information on the color wheel and other tools artists employ. Fun art projects throughout, such as Can You Find It?, Q-tip pointillism, making a stained-glass window with tissue paper, and Spatter Paint like Pollock, allow kids to learn abou...

    • Brand: Workman Publishing
    • ASIN: 1579129560