-understand the complexities that each person has (i.e. aesthetics, social, and historical contexts. Explore complexities!
#6- A quality art education gives students the knowledge they need to notice and interpret a wide range of visual practices.
-Educators must commit to art education
Art ed readingpresentation
What Is Art?
Todays Education System-Students often focus on one right answer
Structuring a quality art Curriculum-“The essential contribution art makes to ourcommunities is to teach skills and conceptswhile creating opportunities to investigate andrepresent ones own experience.”
Principles 1 and 2#1: Playing-Learning begins with play -Play must be free#2: Forming Self-Art allows students tounderstand who they are, and who they maybecome
Principles 3 and 4• #3: Investigation Community Themes-Bring out ones deepest meaning and empathy.• #4: Encountering Difference -Multicultural curriculum allows us to see themes of others
Principles 5 and 6• #5: Attentive Living -Artistic thinking is not separate from daily life.• #6: Empowered Experiencing - Help students understand art in larger context.
Principles 7 and 8#7: Empowered Making -Must bridge gapbetween what is “cool” (introduce new artists),and theory and spontaneity#8: Deconstructing Culture -Students aren’tpassive recipients of manufactured meaning
Principles 9 and 10#9: Reconstructing Social Spaces -Artists mustconstruct new spaces in which caring,courageous communities can emerge#10: Not Knowing-Students will learn that theydon’t know everything
Principle 11• BELIEVING-Art teachers must believe in what they are teaching. Must get students to believe in themselves
Activity!• Divide paper into thirds.• When songs begin, start painting until song is over.• Be sure to paint the emotions you feel throughout the song
Principles of Possibility• These principles should be used as a checklist for art educators to test if material is providing a useful art experience