I want my students to enjoy the hands on learning experience of fine art, and to accomplish this I strive to create custom curriculum catered to each student. By understanding the needs of my student and what their goals are I can keep their interest and the process of learning fun. I believe in teaching through encouragement and positivity, and the importance of not...
The recent poll regarding the common core got me thinking of own experiences with it. I hope this post will be of interest to others who enjoy thinking of the implications academic systems have for a student's total-world approach to thinking.
I was unfamiliar with the common core until last spring. I graduated high school in 2008, and embarked on a career path unrelated to teaching;...
S. made great progress with her homework assignment, which was to copy a charcoal portrait by John Singer Sergeant. The study was a great leap forward from her previous attempt at copying a portrait drawing.
S. next homework assignment is to draw her own version of a work from art history (it could be a drawing of a sculpture, for example) and to create either a book or CD cover, or...
what is a defining feature of Neoclassical art?
what is the movement in the 18th century that focused on reason and scientific thought, and was marked by a renewed interest in classical civilizations?
I don't get that question. Well it's a fill in the Blank and I put it as a question, but I still don't get it.
Dutch painter, De Stijl/Neoplasticism movement
How was engraving believed to have originated?
I know from a certain time period in Egyptian and early Greek sculptures the style had changed to more natural and realistic, why? What changes in thinking might the change of style reflect? ...
Explain the major change in style that took place between Egyptian and early Greek sculpture. What changes in thinking might the change of style reflect?
Here are some of my favorite History resources. Check back again soon, this list is always growing! I also recommend school textbooks, your local library, and used bookstores.
(K-12) TeachingHistory.org – A resource designed for teachers to help create history lesson plans, this website is filled with other relevant links to help you research your specific topic.
When I was studying abroad in Italy, I was primarily studying art history. I went so that I could see the art that I had been enamored with and inspired by in person. I had no experience speaking Italian, though. Part of my requirement was to take Italian. No biggie, right? I figured I'd learn the basics and enjoy my semester going to to museums. And, everyone told me that a lot of English would...
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I need to know for art history class, who is the most famous pointillist painter?
What are the key differences between Modernism and Postmodernism as art movements?
I understand it's beautiful, but I don't understand why my professor thinks its monumental. This is my first art history class
Nearly all high school and college students have a research paper requirement. Many college students are likely facing imminent research paper deadlines as the semester ends. Writing research papers can cause a lot of anxiety. This article will teach you how to narrow your research topic, clarify your thesis statement, and sort and organize your research to help you simplify your final editing...
Many of my students have told me that Social Studies or History is their worst subject. When I ask why, they say they “just don’t get it”. I usually find out that they have a hard time connecting the dots. For example, they learn about the American Revolution but don’t understand how it connects to King George III and the Declaration of Independence. This article gives parents, tutors, and teachers...
Alex made my day today. He passed the Global History and Geography Regents Exam!! Let me tell you a little bit about Alex. When I first met him, he came to tutoring two hours late. The next day an 11/2 late. He was on time on the third day, but by the next week it was back to being Alex. He did not show up for tutoring nor did he call. He would do assignments if he felt like it. There was always...