Destroying the Big Myth That Can Cause You to Underestimate Your Art Students


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By Cindy Ingram. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Ever since I started Art Class Curator in 2014, I’ve heard a lot of teachers who haven’t tried our lessons tell me that their students can’t do them. They think the lessons are too high-level or their students won’t connect with the works of art. Oh how wrong they are! So today I want to dissolve the myth that your students can’t handle higher level thinking and gain a deeper connection with art in the classroom.

8:18​ - The only difference between age groups during art lessons

9:39 - One of the biggest fears of art teachers and why the worry isn’t necessary

14:32 - Why you shouldn’t underestimate your students’ ability to think critically

16:53 - How haiku and thinking like a math teacher can help you teach art

24:33 - Other ways we can help students engage with art lessons

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