Pedagogical Support for Visual Art Teachers 

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The COVID19 crisis has created unprecedented challenges for visual art educators. Many art teachers are having to reimagine their ways of working; revisioning practice and pedagogies to support moving between digital, online and distanced ways of learning, teaching and making art.  Concurrent to finding their way across steep and sudden learning curves themselves, visual art teachers are rallying to develop, collate and share an incredible range of digital resources to help facilitate visual art education opportunities.   This section include links to blogs, online articles, and communities of practice etc that visual art teachers might like to explore for support, suggestions and strategies to help tend to our own selfcare, and that of our colleagues whilst we teach in times of crisis.   1 Edutopia’s Teacher Wellness https://www.edutopia.org/topic/teacher-wellness 2 Creative Generation Blog https://creative-generation.org/blog-1/courage-to-love-and-teach-in-the-time-of-coronavirus 3 UNESCO #ResiliArt https://en.unesco.org/creativity/news/resiliart-artists-creativity-beyond-crisis 4 artworkarchive https://www.artworkarchive.com/blog/how-to-support-artists-and-the-arts-during-covid-19 5 Fractured Atlas Blog https://blog.fracturedatlas.org/expedited-transition-virtual-workplace 6 TeacherMagazine https://www.teachermagazine.com.au/articles/teacher-wellbeing-during-covid-19 7 #KeepMakingArt https://creative-generation.org/keepmakingart 8 AITSL https://www.aitsl.edu.au/research/spotlight/what-works-in-online-distance-teaching-and-learning 9 Thinking about pedagogy in an unfolding pandemic https://issuu.com/educationinternational/docs/2020_research_covid-19_eng?fr=sZGI5NjExMTA3MjU 10 50 ways to take care of yourself in the Arts https://performing.artshub.com.au/news-article/features/performing-arts/madeleine-dore/50-ways-to-take-care-of-yourself-in-the-arts-249726

Teaching and Learning Visual Arts Online

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The COVID19 crisis has seen the global visual art teaching community rally to develop, collate and share an incredible range of digital resources to help facilitate visual art education opportunities. This section contains a list of weblinks to TATA’s Top 12 recommended webcommunities where digital/online visual art teaching resources are being developed, collated and shared by artists and art educators. TATA’s Top 12 is not a definitive list and it may be updated/expanded from time to time. As more digital/online art education resources continue to be published, we recommend that you keep an eye on and share any great finds you come across into the AEA open collaborative digital learning and teaching space (link provided in No.1 below). TATA does not have ownership of the IP (Intellectual Property) contained within any of the resources shared on this website, or any of the webcommunities listed below. TATA acknowledges the generosity of sharing practice that underpins such collaborative resource sharing spaces, and ask that any on-sharing of resources acknowledge the originating IP of the Arts/Education professional/s and/or institutions who have created them, as well as any third party content acknowledged therein.   1             Art Education Australia’s collaborative digital learning and teaching space (AUS)         Art Education Australia (AEA) have created an open Google Document which includes approximately 100 links to digital and online art education resources. The document is open access and all members of the art education community are invited to browse and contribute to building the open resource. We recommend checking in and on this resource regularly to find/add in new digital and online visual art content. Twitter @ArtEducationAus Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ArtEducationAustralia Website https://www.arteducation.org.au/   2                 Teach Make Create (AUS)                 From the Teach Make Create website – “Established in 2014 by two Australian based primary educators, Clare and Analie – Teach Make Create is an inspiring resource collection for educators who enjoy teaching through artful and meaningful learning experiences. Our hands-on, open-ended activities are based on The Australian Curriculum, The Early Years Teaching Framework and Reggio Emilia philosophy. Activities can often be adapted to suit any age group. Browse through the site to find ideas to inspire your teaching, engage your students and design beautiful learning spaces”. Insta @teachmakecreate Facebook https://www.facebook.com/teachmakecreate Website: https://teachmakecreate.com/ Art materials to create your own art studio – FREE sample resource from TeachMakeCreate (TeachersPayTeachers online shop)     3               Arts and Media Teachers (AUS)             Administered by Tasmanian art teacher Michelle Walker, this online community provides a supportive space committed to the sharing of practice, resources, troubleshooting and achievements made through teachers’ experiences of implementing the Australian Curriculum – The Arts. A highly active community of over 1k members, the group shares links to artist/teacher made demonstrative art making videos as well as opportunities to join and contribute to Canvas and other online courses/content developed by Australian visual and media art teachers. Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/836988963152288 Insta @artteacher_alchemy Michelle Walker’s Art Teacher Alchemy Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/rockmyroll1/   4                   Art Teachers Australia (AUS)                 From the ‘About’ section of the Art Teachers Australia Facebook group page – “This group is for Visual Arts Teachers of Australia (Primary, Middle and Secondary) as well as generalist teachers including Early Childhood with an interest in visual arts education. The purpose of this group is to create a network for like-minded (art) …

Engaging in Visual Arts Offline

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This section contains an extensive selection of printable resources from F-12 for teachers/parents looking for printable content and instructional worksheets suitable to include in take home packs for students to work from remotely offline and/or off device.  The section is organised into bands or grade content from F-10 as per Australian Curriculum structure, and TASC TCE grade 11/12.   Engaging in Visual Arts Offline Grade 11 –  12 – TCE Resources TCE Abstraction in Photography (POWERPOINT) TCE Composition (POWERPOINT) TCE creating your own landscape – instructions TCE creating your own landscape (POWERPOINT) EAL and Learning Needs – unit 1 theory task TCE Fauvism and colour mixing (POWERPOINT) TCE Home Documentation Tips – Creative Arts Studio Template TCE Lighting Patterns for Portrait Photography (POWERPOINT) TCE Understanding White Balance (POWERPOINT) TCE Using Watercolours (POWERPOINT) Grade 9 –  10 On-Albatross-Island-Education-Kit Grade 10 composition workshop Found Art Tools and Portraiture (WORD DOC) Found Art Tools and Portraiture (PDF) Grade 9 Art from Natural Materials Gr 9 – Family and Friends Ceramic project Grade 9-10 Unit Outline- Data Drawings Grade 9-10 Data Drawings Handout Grade 9-10 Dear Data Looking at artists work Grade 9 10 Data Drawings Extension Task Grade 8 -10 Guerrilla Art the Installation Environment Term 2 planner 7-10 Portraits Grade 7 – 8 On-Albatross-Island-Education-Kit Grade 8-10 Guerrilla Art the Installation Environment Grade 8 PowerPoint UNIT – Text Grade 8 Text in art intro planning sheet Grade 8 Text in Art – reflection sheet Grade 8 TEXT IN ART Rubric Grade 8 UNIT Text Planning Sheet Grade 8 UNIT Text and lyrics task Grade 8 Photography basics (POWERPOINT) Grade 8 Photography Basics Assignment Sheet Gr 8 Appropriation Scene Term 2 planner 7-10 Portraits Grade 7 & 8 Journal Project (STUDENT VERSION) Grade 7 & 8 Journal Project (TEACHER VERSION) Grade 7-8 Concrete Poetry Grade 7-8 Line drawing Contour plants Grade 7 – SURREAL ANIMALS Grade 7 Surrealist art activities Grade 7 Animal Mania drawing Grade 7 Sneaker observational drawing Grade 7 Leaf Homework Grade 5 – 6 On-Albatross-Island-Education-Kit Grade 5-6 Storm in a Teacup for Offline Learning The Freedom Project Patterns and Painting with Nature Grade 3 – Grade 4 Grade 3-4 Matisse Cut Outs Grade 4 14-day drawing challenge Small World_Design Challenge (WORD DOC) Small World_Design Challenge (PDF) Patterns and Painting with Nature F – Grade 2 F – 2 Symmetry and pattern using found objects Small World_Design Challenge (WORD DOC) Small World_Design Challenge (PDF) Prep-Grade 1 – impressionism – week 1 and 2 Grade 1-Grade 2 – futurists – week 1 and 2 Grade 1-2 – Making a mark Grade 1-2 – Mark making Grade 1 – 2 – mark making poster Patterns and Painting with Nature