Growth Mindset in the Art Room (Princess Artypants)
Since reading Mind in the Making, I've been fascinated with Carol Dweck's research into fixed vs growth mindsets. I saw some of the information from here in an anchor chart for the regular classroom
50 Visual Journal Prompts to Promote Drawing and Creative Thinking Skills - The Art of Education University
When I started at the secondary level, I quickly realized my students needed to be encouraged to practice their drawing and composition skills. Telling them to practice wasn’t cutting it, but I wasn’t sure what the best solution might be. I wanted to hold my kiddos accountable for their learning in an enjoyable way. I […]
Art Annotation Advice for Students | Teaching Resources
Want to improve your Art students’ annotation skills?! A one page handout to support students in producing high quality annotation in their Art and Design work. Guid
Comparative Study (CS) | Art Education | Jessica Russo Scherr
What is the CS?Comparative Study- 20% of Exam [30 points(SL), 42 points(HL)]. External Exam (assessed by IB).Compare and contrast at least 3 artworks from at least 2 different artists of similar subject matter from 2 different cultures and (or) time periods. (They must be from different cultures). The study explores the formal qualities, meaning,
IB Visual Arts: PP Assessment
On this page you will find Amendments of 2021 assessment requirements due to Covid -19. This applies only to 2021 assessment sessions and is not a permanent change Go to Assessment Updates for details of amendmentsThere are 5 assessment criteria for the PP, for a total of 34 marks A Skills, techniques and processes: 12 marksB Critical investigation: 6 marksC Communicating ideas and intentions: 6 marks
IB Visual Arts: A Visual Journal Progress Rubric
Many teachers have expressed an interest in having some sort of rubric for marking students journals throughout the course. This is not a part of the final assessment but may be helpful in keeping students on track and up to date in their journals. You can collect the journals on a regular basis ( bi-weekly, monthly, marking period) and use this rubric as a sort of progress report. It"s also a nice way of providing some...
IB Visual Arts: Assessment
Please take note that for 2021 there are some amendments to the assessment requirements due to Covid -19.Go to Assessment Updates page for latest newsThis applies only to May and November 2021 assessment sessions and is not a permanent change.all the basic assessment info on one sheet, handy for teachers. Download or print here IB Visual Arts Assessment Guide one page
IB Visual Arts: PP Rubric for Students
The rubric below lays out the 5 PP criteria and describes examples of what each might look like in practice, with a handy column for teacher comments and marks. The rubric was put together by a group of experienced teachers in a recent workshop session. The percentage is a rough calculation of the weighting of each criterion. Print or download this PP Assessment Rubric for studentsThis approach assumes that students...
60 Visual Arts Careers to Discuss With Your Students (The Art of Education)
Recently, I was sitting at a district in-service session with a CEO from a corporate business. While this might sound strange, more states and school districts are adopting career readiness standards.
What is "IB Comparative Study"?
Comparative Study Students both SL and HL (HL 2016) must examine and compare at least three pieces, at least two of which should be by different artists. It is even better if the student has viewed and experienced the artwork in real time, such as in a gallery. The artworks selected should come from contrasting cultural contexts. Students use research and inquiry skills to investigate and interpret the selected pieces, applying aspects of critical theory and methodologies to the works…