Stepping Stones / October 2016
September 13, 2016

Stepping Stones / October 2016

Stepping Stones is a monthly column that breaks down seemingly daunting tasks into simple, manageable “steps” that any art educator can take and apply directly to their classroom. Stepping Stones will explore a variety of topics and share advice for art-on-a-cart teachers and those with art rooms. IDEAS FOR EARLY FINISHERS by Heidi O’Hanley So […]

Random Thoughts … / September 2016
August 10, 2016

Random Thoughts … / September 2016

Random Thoughts … About Art and Education THE SOCIETY OF MIND by Jerome J. Hausman Marvin Minsky, a pioneer of artificial intelligence, died in January 2016. He, along with his colleague Seymour Papert, was at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. They did much to develop our understanding of computers and their connections with the learning […]

Random Thoughts … / March 2016
February 10, 2016

Random Thoughts … / March 2016

Random Thoughts … About Art and Education EVALUATION by Jerome J. Hausman We are all engaged in “evaluation” in everyday affairs: How am I doing? What’s the score? Am I on track? How do I rate? Evaluation involves making judgments based on information, observations, expectations, hopes, desires, etc. We make use of particular values or […]

Choice-Based Art / March 2016
February 10, 2016

Choice-Based Art / March 2016

Choice-Based Art classrooms are working studios where students learn through authentic art making. Control shifts from teacher to learner as students explore ideas and interests in art media of their choice. This concept supports multiple modes of learning to meet the diverse needs of our students. Learn more at teachingforartisticbehavior.org I’M INTERESTED IN MAKING ARTISTS by Ian […]