Units of Study: Teaching Artifacts

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Assessments and Active Participation Strategies

My pedagogy includes a variety of formative and summative assessment techniques, and active participation techniques, as tools to help me engage each student and measure successes and areas of need.

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Visuals

I carefully craft my visual aids for instruction, providing an opportunity for multimodal learning, and giving me another opportunity to integrate my own artistic practice into my instruction.

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Teaching Diverse Learners

I have had the good fortune of working with students of myriad learning skills and needs.  Effective communication and trust create infinite opportunities for success.

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Technology Integration

In an increasingly digital world, with a vast and growing wealth of new media arts, incorporating technology into the art room is essential to my pedagogy. 

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Preschool Unit: How are our Bodies Extraordinary?

Big Idea: Ordinary to Extraordinary

Essential Question: How are our bodies extraordinary?

Art Exemplars: Pablo Picasso, Keith Haring, Heather Hansen

NYS Standards: Creating, Presenting, Responding, Connecting 

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Elementary School Grade 6: Imaginary Landscape Tunnel Books

Big Idea: Story Telling

Essential Question: What kind of places can we imagine and what stories can we tell with those places.

Art Exemplars: Disney Pixar Animation, Andrew Wyeth, David Pollot.

NYS Standards: Creating, Presenting, Responding, Connecting 

Elementary School Grade 6: Imaginary Landscape Tunnel Books

Big Idea: Story Telling

Essential Question: What kind of places can we imagine and what stories can we tell with those places.

Art Exemplars: Disney Pixar Animation, Andrew Wyeth, David Pollot.

NYS Standards: Creating, Presenting, Responding, Connecting 

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High School: Silverpoint Visions of Home

Big Idea: Home

Essential Question: How do we define home?

 

Art Exemplars: Leonardo da Vinci, various contemporary metalpoint artists

NYS Standards: Creating, Presenting, Responding, Connecting 

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