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EDUC 388 - Art Methods for Elementary/Middle Schools

4 hours
Pre-service teachers will develop and implement elementary/middle school art curriculum through contemporary practices. (A brief foundation of history and theory will be included.) Practical strategies will be applied to an art specific classroom management plan, sequential unit and lesson planning and assessment practices. Differentiation and modifications for exceptionality and diversity specific to the art room environment will be incorporated. Emphases such as cross-curricular connections (including reading strategies), contemporary artists, and technology integration will be encouraged. Appropriate material use and management will be addressed in conjunction with artistic developmental stages of students. Pre-service teachers will join professional arts organizations and social media networking groups. Field experience of 45 hours with an elementary/middle school visual arts instructor is required. Prerequisite(s): admission to the Teacher Education program. UG