ProcessResearched Art and ContentIntegrationPlanned a lesson based onIndiana content standardsCreated a sample for use in theclassroom
ResearchMarshall: Depiction-Having students depict a subject from observation. Allows students to see how artists observe and record the world around them. Making connections across subjects enhances learning. –MarshallGoldburg Art allows for the exploration of a subject in a deep, meaningful way. Students learn about, with, and through the arts.
ResearchSmith Focuses on drawing, but can be applied to other art forms Observation-learning to look Composition-placement of objectsOreck: Art allows students to explore and make discoveries. Art should be a part of every subject, not something separate.
ModelsUse of modelsIntegration of art and scienceCompare and contrast objectand modelUse of models to developlearning
Standards1.6.1 Observe and describe that models, such as toys, are like thereal things in some ways but different in others.2.1.5 Demonstrate the ability to work with a team but still reachand communicate one’s own conclusions about ﬁndings.2.1.7 Recognize and describe ways that some materials — suchas recycled paper, cans, and plastic jugs — can be used overagain.2.6.2 Observe and explain that models may not be the same size,may be missing some details, or may not be able to do all of thesame things as the real things.3.6.3 Explain how a model of something is different from thereal thing but can be used to learn something about the realthing.
Lesson PlanLearn about models in classAssignment to make a modelCreate model and present it to classReflect on learning
Teaching PhilosophyIntegrate art into other subjectsVisual response for visual learnersAllow students to respond in numerous waysAllow students to develop their art skillsExpose students to multiple art forms