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Using Art to Teach Writing: The Sentence Fluency Trait
Thursday, February 24th
Presenters: Elizabeth Stuart Whitehead & Jennifer Klein
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Curriculum and Techniques
Jennifer Klein and Lisa Stuart Whitehead provide great resources to create cross curricular lessons in art to enhance reading and writing.
Participants will learn a variety of ways to teach about the power of contour lines in art and end up with a fabulous watercolor study that they can springboard from with their students!
This presentation will be focusing on best practices in teaching inquiry in secondary art education by Director of AP Art and Design, Rebecca Stone-Danahy.
Explore the possibilities of digital printmaking through experimental techniques such as image transfer, fabric prints and more.
This presentation will support teachers who appreciate the irreplaceable value of traditional art lessons, but struggle with the cliche, outdated, or disengaging qualities that sometimes accompany them.
Grab your illustration markers and learn the basics that most professionals do not know in this hands-on learning clinic using Copics.
This workshop presentation shares ideas and techniques that can be used with an intaglio printing press using cardboard and water-based materials instead of copper or zinc plates.
This webinar demystifies the process of creating large-scale permanent works of art with students and shows how this process can be used to build an arts community within your school.
By assembling individual artworks together, you can demonstrate to your students and to the community, how each piece contributes to the final display.
Assessment / IL Art Standards
Discover how you can easily align the Illinois Visual Arts Standards with your current curriculum.
Learn effective strategies to support shared values & beliefs while unpacking the standards in meaningful, efficient & collaborative manner.
Review what qualifies a rubric as a valid and reliable form of assessment, what it means to construct meaningful rubric criteria, and how to make an enhanced digital rubric with multiple Web 2.0 features!
Learn about valid performance-based assessments, and how they can be implemented in the art and design room at all levels and in all classes.
This presentation will be focusing on best practices for cultivating student choice in the art classroom, presented by ArtConnected co-founder Chris Sykora.
The idea is simple, what if there was a conceptual artist in every school?
Engage with the outlines the structures and shapes of creative problem and how different types of problems help students in different ways.
This collection of activities will induce imaginative thinking and creative problem-solving you will be able to use in your class tomorrow!
Begins by focusing on the alignment of SEL Core Competencies with Illinois Visual Arts Learning Standards
Gather some go-to brain breaks with a creative twist, making them perfect for the art room setting.
Digital media teachers showcase their favorite apps and lessons for teaching media, design, and video through the iOS Creative Cloud
Digital media teachers showcase their favorite apps and lessons for teaching media, design, and photography through open-source and mobile apps
Mixing physical and digital art will expand your curriculum, give students the opportunity to explore new media, and demonstrate learning dynamically.
Showcase of student examples, quick technical demonstrations, with resources to help you learn the basics of animating in After Effects.
Learn about the work a current Chicago graphic designer and see a demonstration of Google tools and extensions to create amazing digital portraits.
Discover basic film angles and shots that will bring your students Stop-Motion Animations to the next level of digital storytelling.
Help your students create the coolest posters to print, simple web pages and videos to communicate their ideas.
Bring the magic of augmented reality to your classroom with just a few simple steps!
Learn how Tinkercad, the free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding, be used in the classroom to infuse the arts with other subjects in the production of meaningful projects.
Filled with resources for teaching digital media arts on a variety of platforms tested by secondary Digital Media (photo, design, video & animation) Art Instructors
Equity and Culturally Responsive Teaching Practices
This will be an overview of how to approach teaching fake news through the lens of media literacy.
IAEA Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee members will share how they have transformed their lessons and students’ learning through critical reflection, developing inclusive lessons, and contemporary artist talks.
Envision ways to transform art education practice for equity, diversity, and inclusion
Recognize students in your class who may be dealing with trauma based on current neurological research. Examples of art activities & occupational therapy techniques discussed.
Gain knowledge and resources to build meaningful curriculum that cultivates opposition to racism, misogyny, ableism, and hatred of LGBTQIA+ people
This presentation will show how to draw on the free Atura.org contemporary art from diverse artists and access the expanding educational tools that the website provides
In this presentation, we will share how human-centered design methods and processes are being adapted and interrogated in contemporary equity design work.
This presentation will be focusing on intellectually compelling and engaging contemporary work by disabled artists, and suggesting ways to not only lead units with this artwork, but also to use these ideas and artworks to critically challenge ways in which schooling can marginalize disabled students.
Learn effective strategies and structures for collaborating with different content teachers or as a virtual team to help ensure teachers feel integrally involved in the PLC process.
Build an arts advocacy focus for your program by discovering the magic and power of community collaborations while simultaneously creating authentic experiences for your students.
Advocate for your program through, social media, making a large footprint, show casing student work, empowering your community about the importance of the arts, creating an Art Boosters. . .
Learn ways to organize your classroom and to engage learners through varied art curriculums.
This presentation will focus on practical advice and strategies to prepare lessons and classroom supplies for the inevitable sick day.
Gather tips, tricks, and hacks for organizing a modified choice-based classroom, keeping students fully engaged and motivated!
Discover new strategies to help keep all of your students engaged throughout the entire class period, even when they are finished with their assignments.
Helpful suggestions to stay organized, manage materials and help student behaviors in the elementary classroom.
Learn from founder of Online Art Teachers about how you can teach remotely during the pandemic.