This thoroughly revised and updated edition of the acclaimed The Art Teacher's Book of Lists offers a practical yet comprehensive guide to everything arts educators need to knowfrom art history basics to a wealth of project ideas that will transform art learners into art lovers.
This dynamic resource includes more than 125 projects that art teachers, from novice to veteran, can use as everyday lessons. To enhance students' experience and fit with existing lesson plans, many projects combine art with science, math, language arts, and social studies. In each chapter, veteran art instructor Helen Hume describes the historical, cultural, and educational aspects of teaching art and offers tips on everything from photographing art to creating books.
Designed for busy educators, each of the book's lessons offers a description of the necessary preparation, explores interdisciplinary connections, gives clear instructions, and lists alternative projects. There are also tips on adapting projects for children with special needs and students at different grade levels.
The Art Teacher's Book of Lists, Second Edition helps art teachers encourage creativity in their students and integrate winning ideas into their lessons while aligning them with National Standards.
Praise for The Art Teacher's Book of Lists, Second Edition
"This book should top your list of 'must have' art education references. Whether I'm in need of a lesson idea or facts about an artist or art style, I'm continually amazed at the amount of information packed into this book. I always keep it within easy reach."Rick Peterson, art educator, Nixa Schools, Nixa, MO
"Hume packs decades of experience into her lists so that teachers old and new have a solid resource for creating lesson plans, bulletin boards, timelines, activities, and much more! It's like sitting down with a mentor who shares information that really works. You wouldn't believe what these lists can answer for you!"Christie Berrier, art specialist, Atlantis Elementary School, Cocoa, FL