AMPed Up Curriculum / Lesson 5 of 10
December 11, 2017

AMPed Up Curriculum / Lesson 5 of 10

Article 5 of 10 Transportation by Debi West It seems as if everyone is always on the GO these days, so I decided to use this concept as one of my advanced student’s prompts. It was literally that simple, too. I asked my students to consider modes of transportation, make a list, do some research, […]

AMPed Up Curriculum / Article 4 of 10
November 08, 2017

AMPed Up Curriculum / Article 4 of 10

Article 4 of 10 Game On! by Debi West Playing games is fun! It’s really that simple. Today, our games look much different than the games we played in the 1970s and ’80s. Now, most games are digital and on our student’s smart phones. So this is another advanced lesson that not only has our […]

AMPed Up Curriculum / Article 3 of 10
October 05, 2017

AMPed Up Curriculum / Article 3 of 10

Article 3 of 10 Get Buggy with Your ART! by Debi West I think one of the most important things to consider when creating your advanced visual art curriculum, is how to propel the technical while keeping your students completely engaged. This can be tricky, so years ago as I was organizing my lessons, I put […]

AMPed Up Curriculum / Article 2 of 10
September 06, 2017

AMPed Up Curriculum / Article 2 of 10

Article 2 of 10 The Still-Life Study … in Four! by Debi West The still-life study! Some teachers LOVE it, some do not. Some art students LOVE it and, again, some do not. So, how do we as art educators make this a lesson that everyone enjoys AND sees the value of being a part of? […]