Inside: Top art teacher blog posts of 2018 from Art Class Curator — the lesson plans readers loved most in 2018.
Whether you felt like 2018 flew by or crawled to the finish line, the year is now coming to a close. It’s been an exciting year at Art Class Curator, and we’re looking forward to helping more art teachers and students next year.
Before take a break for the holidays, let’s look back at our five top art teacher blog posts for 2018. Full of lesson plans and amazing art, these posts will be useful in your classroom year after year.
#1 – Art Theories
An explanation of four popular art theories and how each of them defines what makes a work of art good.
#2 – First Day of School Art Activities
Six works of art with discussion questions and creative activities that make perfect first day of school art activities for art teachers of any grade.
#3 – Math & Art Integration with Sol LeWitt’s Instruction
An exploration of conceptual art with a focus on Sol LeWitt instruction installations with project ideas based on LeWitt’s work.
#4 – Art-Inspired Self-Esteem Activities for Kids
In this art lesson, students analyze an artwork by Molly Crabapple and discuss how it relates to self-confidence and contemporary culture. Paired with art-inspired self esteem activities for kids where students compliment one another, they’ll discover the power of words.
#5 – Kehinde Wiley Art Lesson
In this Kehinde Wiley art lesson, have students compare and contrast the Kehinde Wiley stained class, Mary Comforter of the Afflicted with an earlier depiction of the same subject.
I hope 2018 was a wonderful year of watching bulbs of insight light above students’ heads, and I hope 2019 is even better.
Happy new year!