The Art of Critique Storytelling For Students

Art is a means of communication, right?  Students love to express themselves through art, but sometimes a little story that goes with the art can mean a whole lot.  In my classroom of first graders, we would do a critique at the end of the month.  Students could choose one piece of art from their

Art Lessons Through Living History Letters

Art Lessons Through Living History Letters Learning about a brilliant artist can be fun for all ages!  Why not keep the art of letter-writing alive with history reports in disguise?  Here’s how: Teach an older class and a younger class about the same artist.  Explain to the older class they will be pretending to be