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.

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Using Artwork to Teach Reading Comprehension Skills: Why It Works, How It Works

Using Artwork to Teach Reading Comprehension Skills: Why It Works, How It Works

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

Curriculum Matters

Curriculum Matters

When arts become the approach to teaching and the vehicle for learning, students meet dual learning objectives when they engage in the creative process and explore connections between an art form and another subject area to gain greater understanding in both.

By Tempest NeuCollins

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