Presentation on theme: "Thinking and Choices in the Art Studio Art Educators have unique opportunities to enhance student thinking and problem solving."— Presentation transcript:
Thinking and Choices in the Art Studio Art Educators have unique opportunities to enhance student thinking and problem solving
Activity Divide into 4 equal groups Each member needs one of each of the following items: 8 ½ X 8 ½ white paper 6 X 6 green paper 3 X 3 black paper scissors and glue Secret directions to each groups
Discussion In your group: How did you feel doing this activity? Whole group: Share out Whole group: Compare activities and feelings
Behavior No Choice Little Choice Open ended choice Framed choice Why?
Framed Choice How do you… Begin a new lesson Activate prior knowledge Set limits and choices for an assignment Handle “way out” choices Handle gifted and challenged students Teach students to brainstorm multiple ideas Use visualization Handle it when the mental image doesn’t match the student’s product