Teaching Through Art
A blog supporting high-quality art instruction with projects and pedagogy that are integrated with other subject areas, focus on diversity & inclusion, and offer students choice & autonomy.
3 exceptional students artists won our art contest. Learn more about them.
Did you know that viewing artworks is a wonderful and an efficient way to teach numerous reading comprehension skills? It doesn’t have to be a long viewing session. In as little as ten quick minutes, you can begin to help your students to learn to identify key details, synthesize those details into meaning, make inferences, think about themes or big ideas and make meaningful text-to connections.
by Trevor A. Bryan
When children are left to their own devices, or engaging with their friends and families, as in my examples above, they put themselves into what they create.
By Carey Swanson
For educators, the pandemic ripped the lid off of many carefully-closed boxes, and one of those was the formality of the student-teacher relationship. Through virtual schooling teachers became witness to home environments and family dynamics at an unprecedented level, affording deeper glimpses into their students’ emotional landscapes.
By Tempest NeuCollins