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What's New on ArtsEdNet

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Marlin Mowatt (MMowatt)
Mon, 01 Feb 1999 08:37:16 -0800

What's New on ArtsEdNet

Scope and Sequence: A Guide for Learning and Teaching in Art
Looking for a tool to help you create units of study, assess student assignments, and provide professional development opportunities? Scope and Sequence is a one-stop resource for creating comprehensive art lessons. The guide includes four developmental areas, links to the four art disciplines, sample assignments, and the National Standards for the Visual Arts.

Earn Continuing Credits Online!
Artworlds Online is a twelve-week online course ideal for art teachers from all grade levels or instructors who want to integrate art into their teaching. From Dr. Mary Erickson and Dr. Faith Clover of Arizona State University, this course will help you learn how to find the best information about art on theWeb, obtain tools to integrate art into your classroom, and develop relationships with fellow educators around the world. At the same time you will earn three continuing education credits without having to leave your home or classroom. The registration deadline is February 15.

African American Art: A Los Angeles Legacy
Celebrate Black History Month by celebrating African American art! African American Art: A Los Angeles Legacy is the newest addition to Worlds of Art. With four lessons that can be used in conjunction with each other or alone, this unit allows teachers and their students to explore African American art in Los Angeles. The lesson plans focus on cultural heritage and history, artistic styles, interpretations, criticism and collecting. Activities and lessons engage students to work on projects that celebrate cultural diversity.

Philosophers Forum: Walk 2
The second installation of Philosophers Forum is now online. Marcia, Ron, and Marilyn are back to discuss art in the Forum of Trajan. This time their virtual walk focuses on the question "What does art mean?" The philosophers raise questions that will help you and your students think about the meaning of art. The Classroom Forum complements the "walks" by providing ideas and activities for teachers to help incorporate these big questions and ideas about art into their classrooms. You can also join the Open Forum, where you have an opportunity to "talk" with the philosophers through an online discussion on ArtsEdNet Talk.