Last September, Melissa Purtee (co-author of the book, The Open Art Room) and I were fortunate enough to be offered a monthly column in SchoolArts Magazine. Each issue of SchoolArts is dedicated to delivering outstanding content to art teachers, internationally.
Our monthly column, also titled The Open Art Room, addresses the concerns of with working in a choice-based classroom at the high school level.
The February issue (pictured above) offers suggestions on helping students move beyond good work and move towards great work. Below are the other articles I've written since last September. Click here to read the February column.
January 2017: Seeking Authentic Growth
November 2016: Caught in the Middle
September 2016: What to Expect When You Change to Choice
March 2017: Let the Student Be the Artist
I was offered the opportunity to write for Arts & Activities Magazine, Choice Based Art column
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Teaching for Artistic Behavior (TAB) is a student-directed art education pedagogy that directs students to think and work as artists.
Making Artists picks up where The Open Art Room left off, covering issues and situations choice teachers encounter as they design their program.
The Open Art Room provides a student-centered approach to art instruction that is inspirational, practical, and classroom-tested.
Click Here to read the March SchoolArts Article, Student-Directed Answers to Five Frequently Ask Questions
Click Here to Read the April SchoolArts Magazine Article Tracking Student Progress with the Burn Book!
Click Here to Read the February SchoolArts Article, Build A Dynamic Art Program with Modular Teaching!
Art Teacher : Ian Sands