So after twelve job interviews and about five months of searching, I was finally offered a teaching position at the Indiana Math and Science Academy North! I have been working there for about a month as a K-5 art teacher. To be completely honest, teaching is a lot harder than I had originally anticipated. Being… Continue reading My First Teaching Job!
The day I looked forward to since freshman year finally came and went: my senior art show! It was stressful getting all my work set up while student teaching, but it was very much worth it. There was a great turn-out and lots of great conversation. I also felt privileged to have my artwork displayed next… Continue reading My Senior Art Show
I apologize for such the delay in blog posts! My last semester at Marian got very busy with student teaching, preparing my senior art show, looking for jobs, and getting everything wrapped up before graduation. But for this post, I would like to share the results of my favorite lesson I did during my student… Continue reading Black History Month
After I taught my students about all the elements and principles of art, they created non-objective artworks. They were each assigned a color scheme to work with and then told to apply the elements and principles of art to their pieces. Before starting their work, students had to make at least three sketches. This way,… Continue reading Non-Objective Art
For my two 8th grade classes, we are teaching the students about the elements of art. The first element we covered was line. We taught our students about different types of lines; biomorphic, vertical, horizontal, cross hatching, and diagonal. First, the students did a performance task using biomorphic lines, which are organic and curvy. Once… Continue reading Line Design
Last week in AP art history, we decided to pass out concept squares for the students to fill out their notes on. We thought that this would be a great way for each student to understand each artwork in depth. For AP art history, it is very important to not just memorize the name and… Continue reading Concept Squares
Hello hello! It’s been a while since I have written a blog post, so to catch up, I had a very busy fall semester. I took 2o class credits, completed all my teacher licensing tests, started to plan my wedding, and worked as a campus tour guide and face painter. Now that that crazy semester… Continue reading Student Teaching Day 1