Celebrating Poetry and Eric Carle
September 10, 2018

Celebrating Poetry and Eric Carle

My art students enjoyed this collaborative lesson between the AP English literature classes and my AP studio art and drawing and painting classes. One of the goals of this unit was to teach the students (or have them become more aware of) nature, compassion, respect, and to take care of and appreciate the earth, so […]

Knowledge and New Friends through Artist Trading Cards
September 06, 2017

Knowledge and New Friends through Artist Trading Cards

This experience came about when a friend—also an art teacher and AP® Studio Art Reader—and I wanted to conduct a lesson that would connect our classes. We decided on Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) and proceeded to introduce the lesson to our respective students at the start of the school year. Before starting on the cards, […]