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Back To School Night: Gail Miller-Wagner


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Gail Miller-Wagner's 21st Century Skills/Welcome to Back-to-School Night Slide Show w/Sound

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Back To School Night: Gail Miller-Wagner

  1. 1. Welcome Parents and Guardians         To Mrs. Wagner's Back to School Night in the Art Room  email:   School phone: 908- 555-1212 ext. XXX
  2. 2. <ul><li>About me: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bachelor's Degree from Montclair State in Art Education and Deaf Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concentration in Ceramics and Painting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Married with two teenage daughters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have worked in Special Ed for over 10 years </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Where you can reach me: <ul><ul><li>By email:   millerwagng1@mail.montclair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By phone at the school:    908 555-1212 ext. XXX (the art room) </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Values I practice in my classroom every day <ul><li>  Life Values </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compassion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interdependence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Responsibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diversity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Respect </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Values I practice in my classroom every day (cont.) <ul><li>  Basic Social Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anger Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helpfulness (kindness, sharing) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assertiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impulse control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooperation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Empathy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem solving </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Student evaluation/ grading policies <ul><li>Evaluations will be based on </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attendance and participation (THIS IS A BIG ONE!) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improvement (throughout the year) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Process (following directions) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Critiques (displaying and discussing finished projects) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>  Student evaluation/   grading policies (cont.) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>    Evaluations will also be based on </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical abilities: how well students apply new skills (in addition to learning to use traditional media (pencil, charcoal, paint), students will learn 21st Century Readiness skills by using the computer as a drawing tool to create a student gallery on the school's website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework (research form and styles using the computer) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. What your children will learn this year <ul><li>Drawing and illustration skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tone and value </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Balance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proportion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Color theory <ul><li>Create a color wheel using </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Primary Colors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secondary Colors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tertiary Colors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complementary Colors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Warm and Cool Colors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tints and Shades </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  10. 10. Design <ul><li>Students will learn about logo and package design </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop and design a new green package or product  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Explore famous graphic artists such as Milton Glaser, Andy Warhol and Roy Lictenstein, to name a few </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Ceramics, sculpture, 3D design <ul><li>Students will expand on basic elements and principles of design using clay, plaster and recycled materials </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn to use armatures to build 3D sculptures using various materials (paper mache, plaster, clay, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn hand-building techniques and basic throwing on the potter's wheel </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Aesthetics, art history and criticism <ul><li>With your permission and help, we will go on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local outings: exploring our local environment by walking around town, observing local architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Museum trip to Newark Museum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trip to an outdoor sculpture park: Storm King </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will write reactions papers (1-2 paragraphs) about their new art experiences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Parents and Guardians are always welcome to join us! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thank you! <ul><li>I'm here for you and your children </li></ul><ul><li>   My first and foremost concern is creating    a creative, safe and loving environment </li></ul><ul><li>   Gail Miller-Wagner </li></ul><ul><li>    email: </li></ul><ul><li>    School phone: 908- 555-1212 ext. XXX </li></ul>