Category Archives: Visual Arts Education

Articles and resources in visual arts education

Integrating Art & Disability for the K-12 Curriculum

Integrating art and disability into the K-12 curriculum. Includes; video, resources, handouts, and day/week lesson and activity outline. Continue reading

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Artistic Criticism – How to Critique Art

A simple guide to understanding, analyzing and appreciating art. How to look at and critique art using the four components of artistic criticism. Continue reading

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Papier Mache Universe

Use papier mache and glow in the dark paint to construct the universe and then suspend it from the ceiling to replicate the real thing. Continue reading

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Applying Positive Behavior Modification in the Classroom – A Quick Reference for Teachers

An effective quick reference to help promote a positive learning environment. By utilizing behavior modification appropriately we can help children learn and develop positive behavior. Continue reading

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Planets in Space – Multimedia Science Activity

Multimedia science activity designed to teach kids about the solar system through the creative use of the powerpoint program. Continue reading

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Dry Pigments vs Ready Made Paint in Tubes

What is the difference between making paints/inks from dry pigments vs. buying ready made paints in tubes? How do you determine the quality of ready made paints? Where do you buy dry pigments, and what are the recipes for making your own paints/inks? Continue reading

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10 Basics to the Business of Visual Art

Individuals starting out as entrepreneur visual artists need basic business survival skills. Organizations teaching visual art should consider including business survival skills as part of their curriculum. These are 10 basics to the business of visual art. Continue reading

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