Artist History Makers Across the Curriculum

Class Details

  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 6/22/2020 - 7/26/2020
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll.

  • Currently Enrolled: 9 of 30

About the Course

In this online course, students will participate in the use of implementing primary sources, visual thinking strategies, timelines and mapping skills as they support CLD students. Participants will connect to different artists  in history while looking at their different childhood  backgrounds and find ways to incorporate these stories within their classrooms with all students sharing the importance of all individuals within our communities. Individuals being studied will include Wassily Kandinsky, Edward Hopper, Alexander Calder,Joseph Cornell, Faith Ringgold, and Keith Haring.

Required Text:

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Implement See-Think-Wonder Visual Thinking Strategy and apply it to multiple types of primary sources
  • Analyze two different timelines used as graphic organizers and discuss the information that can be gathered by the graphical representations
  • Use Google Earth to support geographic mapping strategies
  • Create a set of lessons centered on one individual utilizing primary sources, Visual Thinking Strategies, timelines and Google Earth.
  • Grade(s): Pre-K Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade Elementary K-5 Secondary 6-12
  • Subject(s): Art/Music English Language Learning Reading,Writing,Communicating Social Studies Differentiation
  • Teacher Quality Standard(s): QS 1.A QS 1.B QS 2.C QS 2.D QS 3.A QS 3.B QS 3.C


Mary Powell
This was a unique look at a collection of artists and their families and childhood. A couple of fun resources to help create curriculum.

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