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Daring To Imagine: A Large-Scale Approach To Visual Arts Assessment Through A Virtual World Environment, Pamela G. Taylor Jan 2014

Daring To Imagine: A Large-Scale Approach To Visual Arts Assessment Through A Virtual World Environment, Pamela G. Taylor

Art Education Publications

Discussion of a research project, eLASTIC, designed to transform concept mapping, brainstorming, journaling, and research into compelling play through interactive computer technology. Although this article reports on the development of one particular tool, the intention is to inspire other art teachers to imagine, construct, and develop or build upon the lessons learned in this project. The hope is that in this process, art education will lead the way to implementing authentic embedded assessment processes across all education disciplines and grade levels.


Power Play: Rethinking Roles In The Art Classroom, Melanie L. Buffington Jan 2014

Power Play: Rethinking Roles In The Art Classroom, Melanie L. Buffington

Art Education Publications

Art teachers can work toward changing the power dynamics in their classrooms by using a student-centered approach, as demonstrated by an example lesson about contemporary painter Kehinde Wiley. Includes recommended resources for information on culturally relevant pedagogy