Art 1 for non-art majors
- Greetings Grace and All,
I agree with you Grace. I invite those considering TAB
Choice ("Teaching for Artistic Behavior") to sign on
to TAB Choice list on Yahoo Groups.
Lurk for a while then jump right in.
For TAB Choice List (this should get you there)
or try joining through Web:
I get the digest for this list.
Knowledge Loom site:
Grace Hall's lesson plan for Independent projects can
give you some guidelines, too
An Art 1 class for non-art majors can be more of a
World cultures/Arts and Crafts - survey course. As I
posted earlier, Patty Phillips (Getty member) is now
very successful with her arts and crafts course.
Non-art majors love it (especially her Hispanic
I taught middle school. All students had to take just
one 12 week session during their middle school years.
I gave them a lot of different experiences - drawing-
printmaking- painting - ceramics - sculpture.
Painting usually included some kind of mixed media
(many choices). 2-D lessons often included some type
of collage with printmaking, drawing and painting
(many choices). My own personal strength was in 3-D
art. My boys did better than the girls when I did
weaving - it was really interesting.
I found a lot of male artists/craftsmen to help
motivate my boys.
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> Michele -through drawing as a basic.
> I have been re-thinking having everyone learn
> I work with Special Ed High School students andthere is a lot of resistance, fear and disinterest
with these acquired skills.( Sort of a
> concentrated version of what you're experiencing, Iguess.) I have always offered choices when I met with
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