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The Art Teacher's Survival Guide for Secondary Schools: Grades 7-12

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An invaluable compendium of 75 creative art projects for art educators and classroom teachers

This authoritative, practical, and comprehensive guide offers everything teachers need to know to conduct an effective arts instruction and appreciation program. It meets secondary art teacher's unique needs for creating art lessons that cover everything from the fundamentals to digital media careers for aspiring artists. The book includes ten chapters that provide detailed instructions...

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Overview

An invaluable compendium of 75 creative art projects for art educators and classroom teachers

This authoritative, practical, and comprehensive guide offers everything teachers need to know to conduct an effective arts instruction and appreciation program. It meets secondary art teacher's unique needs for creating art lessons that cover everything from the fundamentals to digital media careers for aspiring artists. The book includes ten chapters that provide detailed instructions for both teachers and students, along with creative lesson plans and practical tools such as reproducible handouts, illustrations, and photographs.

  • Includes 75 fun and creative art projects
  • Fully updated to reflect the latest changes in secondary art instruction, including digital media and digital photography
  • Heavily illustrated with photographs and drawings

For art teachers, secondary classroom teachers, and homeschoolers, this is the ideal hands-on guide to art instruction for middle school and high school students.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118447031
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/24/2014
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 202,835
  • Product dimensions: 10.90 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

HELEN D. HUME is a teacher trainer and consultant for public and private schools, as well as a widely published author of art education resource books. Her career has included over thirty years of experience as an art educator in the St. Louis, Missouri, area, with expertise in all artistic media and art appreciation. Helen's previous publications include The Art Teacher's Book of Lists and The Art Teacher's Survival Guide for Elementary and Middle Schools. She serves on the board of the St. Louis Artists' Guild and currently lives in Manchester, Missouri.

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Table of Contents

About This Resource xiii

The Author xv

Acknowledgments xvii

Chapter 1: BASIC SURVIVAL STRATEGIES 1

Chapter 2: THE ART OF TEACHING ART_23

Chapter 3: DRAWING 51

Chapter 4: PAINTING 85

Chapter 5: PRINTMAKING 115

Chapter 6: PHOTOGRAPHY 149

Chapter 7: COMPUTER GRAPHICS 187

Chapter 8: FINE CRAFTS—FIBERS, BOOK ARTS, CERAMICS 213

Chapter 9: SCULPTURE AND ARCHITECTURE_245

Chapter 10: CAREERS IN ART_281

Bibliography 305

Index 307

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