SDE: Visual Arts

Visual Arts


{A student painting in art class}
“Charged with expanding the terms for how, why, and for whom visual culture is produced and amplified in the 21st century, students could shape the future of art education within and beyond the academy."
 
Bill Gaskins

 Visual Arts Resources

Teachers & Administrators

 

 
Overview of Connecticut's Common Arts Assessment Initiative [PDF]

CT Common Arts Assessment Powerpoint [PDF
] [PPT] (Large file, loads slowly) 
 
 Visual Arts Content and Performance Standards and Glossary [PDF] [DOC]

Other Sample Lesson Plans

  • The Getty Museum has lesson planning tips and plans for grades K-12.
  • Dick Blick has lesson plans, videos and other educational resources.
  • The NAEA has a great amount of resources available on their page.
  • The Kennedy Centers ArtsEdge page is a place for many arts resources.
  • The Annenberg Learner is a site with many resources available for the visual arts educator.
 
Archived Visual Arts Resources 1998-2011

Teaching Visual Arts in Connecticut  

Professional Organizations

Professional Learning Opportunities

  • Media Arts Center - video production and editing, webpage design, and computer & video classes
  • Brookfield (CT) Craft Center: Summer and Other Classes for Art Teachers
  • Lakeside Pottery (Stamford): Teacher and Student Workshops and Summer Camp
  • NAEA offers professional learning opportunities as well as lesson plans for art educators.
  • The Museum of Modern Art offers on-line professional learning.
  • The Art of Education has a wide range of information on their site, including professional learning, podcasts, lesson plans and more.
  • The Wadsworth Atheneum actively supports PreK-12 educators in their quest to bring the best in art and culture to their students.
  • The Yale University Art Gallery offers professional learning opportunities for teachers of all subject areas and grade levels interested in integrating art into their curriculum as well as programs, lesson and more for students.
Resources for Parents, Students and The Community
Visual Arts Advocacy

CONTACT

Melissa k. Wlodarczyk Hickey, Ed. D
Connecticut State Department of Education
Academic Office
450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 610
Hartford, CT 06103-1841
E-mail: Melissa.hickey@ct.gov
Phone: 860-713-6680
 

 
 




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