Archive for July, 2010

Day 5: Teachers Presented on Lessons Exploring Texture, Narrative Art, Tableau, and More

July 31st, 2010 Comments off

It has been a long but incredibly rewarding week at the Getty Center. On the fifth day of the seminar, teachers incorporated the strategies we discussed all week in their own arts-integrated lesson plans. I was so impressed by what they were able to accomplish in just a couple of days. Thank you to this year’s class of Art & Language Arts teachers. It has been so much fun discussing works of art and art education teaching strategies with you all week!

Day 4: Art Inspires Ideas for the Classroom

July 29th, 2010 6 comments

After three full days of tours and lectures and discussions and seminars and art-making and readings (phew!), teachers started developing their own lessons inspired by a work of art in the Getty’s collection. One of the biggest challenges was choosing just one work of art!

Day 3 of the Seminar: Amazing Drawings, Decorative Beasts, and Dream Beds

July 28th, 2010 3 comments

We started the morning with delicious scones and a drawing by Michelangelo, continued the day with lively discussions about lesson planning and writing activities in the galleries, and rounded out the afternoon with hands-on activities inspired by drawings and decorative arts!