Artist History Makers Across the Curriculum
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.
Kid Artists True Tales of Childhood From Creative Legends by David Stabler and Doogie Horner
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.