Strengthen Your Students' Critical Thinking Skills by Playing Art Detective - The Art of Education University
We all know that Critical Thinking is a vital 21st Century Skill for our students. However, sometimes it’s difficult to think about presenting the concept to very young students. The good news is that with a little imagination, anything is possible. Today I’m sharing a simple activity you can use with your youngest students to […]
Art Critique Worksheet/"Crit Cards"
This is a two page Art Critique set that helps to breakdown the sometimes overwhelming process of critiquing artwork. It includes a worksheet that students can complete to critique a piece of artwork in a broken down, more understandable way. The second page is a set of 'crit cards' students can use to help guide a more formal, descriptive art critique writing.
How to Do a Visual Analysis (A Five-Step Process)
How to do a Visual Analysis- a 5 Step Process Infographic: It’s been my experience that students approaching a visual analysis assume that they have to find a visual artifact that is overtly controversial (like a racy lingerie ad or using teenagers to sell products) or else there is nothing to say about it. However, thousands and thousands of visual objects and images that surround us every day make statements that are worth evaluating.
Guest Post: Analyzing Art Wall - The Art of Ed
Today’s Guest post comes from Paige, who blogs over at Art Says That and teaches art in Washington DC. Paige took the AOE Assessment and Blogging classes this summer and as you can see from her post below, is using some ideas from her classmates to enhance her teaching! I’m so glad you are keeping …
Caroline's favorite fifteen prompts
Caroline, who is just about to finish sixth grade, looked through all the writing prompts and picked out her favorite fifteen. I was super impressed with the list and asked her permission to share it....
How to Critique | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios
Pre-order our book YOU ARE AN ARTIST (which includes new assignments!) here: http://bit.ly/2kplj2h Today we discuss the conventions of art critique and explo...
Research & Analysis
An important aspect of being an artist is to develop your ideas so that you are confident in your own, personal approach. Of course, this is a never-ending process, but one of the best ways to make...