Are you looking to develop your skills as an art teacher? Do you want to incorporate more art into your classroom but don’t have any formal art training? Are you a home-school parent needing art lessons that can be adjusted for different ages? Deep Space Sparkle e-courses provides dynamic, technique-driven art lessons that are classroom tested by me and approved by hundreds of kids! Jammed packed with video lesson tutorials, teacher tips, handouts, printable PDF Standard-based lesson plans, each e-course strives to go beyond your expectations.
All e-courses are delivered via a private, password protected blog. Once registered, you will receive a password and username that will allow you to access the blog and participate in the lesson discussions, forums, and Flickr pages. Quiet viewing is allowed and there is absolutely no pressure to participate in any way. You can watch the videos, read the posts, download the lessons anytime during the classroom access dates.
The e-courses are best viewed on a computer. High speed internet connection is recommended in order to view the extensive collection of HD videos.
Teaching Art 101
This course is designed for the beginning teacher or anyone who wants a refresher in teaching basic art techniques like watercolor application, best uses for tempera paints, chalk and oil pastel, collage techniques and painted paper. Answers to your most common art room management issues: noise level, free-choice art, art storage and best art supplies for your classroom are discussed as well as how to find your personal inspiration.
Once registered, you’ll be able to access the course immediately and begin accessing 9 sessions (over 60 posts of art fun!). You’ll have 6 Months to complete the course, download the lesson plans and watch the videos.
Hours for PD: 15 Hours
Self-Guided Format will be offered starting May 1st, 2013.
To learn more about Teaching Art 101, please visit the Teaching Art 101 page.
Beyond the Basic
Next session: “Beyond the Basics” June 10-July 5, 2013
Registration begins in April 2013
Hours for PD: 20 Hours
To learn about Beyond the Basics, please visit the Beyond the Basics page.
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