The Metropolitan Museum of Art has released 400,000 images online for non-commercial use.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art creates, organizes, and disseminates a broad range of digital images documenting the rich history of the Museum, its collection, exhibitions, events, people, and activities. Many of these images are available for personal enjoyment, study, educational purposes, and scholarly publication....read on...
Can Children Deprived of Art Education Still Grow Up To Be Innovators?
How does a society breed innovators? Is it through rigorous curricula focused on STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)? Is it exposure to art or the experiences associated with play? ......read on..
7 Critiques You Can Use in Your Classroom Today!
Conducting critiques is an important part of teaching art. Critiques teach higher order thinking skills, get students interacting with one another and help students receive authentic feedback from both their peers and their teachers. However, if you are going to do multiple critiques throughout the year, you need to move beyond simply holding a discussion with a nervous room full of kids that don’t want to be called on and don’t want to talk....read on...
The Importance of Mindset
Let’s dispel the myth of the artist as creative genius propelled by innate abilities, and instead, let’s celebrate hardworking artists who spend untold hours and energy diligently pursuing their art. Throughout history there have been a number of artists who could have worn the “creative genius” label—Leonardo, Michelangelo, Vermeer, and Picasso....read on..
The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher Should Have
Every single teacher is concerned about his/ her teaching practices and the skills involved in this process. How many times have you wondered about a better way to teach the same lesson you have delivered to an earlier class? How often have you used technology to engage your students and improve their learning ? These are some recurring questions we keep regurgitating each time our teaching skills are put to the test....read on...
On Your Mark, Challenging the Conventions of Grading and Reporting by Thomas R Guskey
Guskey asserts the need to align grading and reporting practices to truly reflect what students are learning in K-12 classrooms....read on...
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