Art Made Easy 007 How to Create a Thematic Unit with Laura Lohmann from Painted Paper

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Art Made Easy 007: How to Create a Thematic Art Unit with Laura Lohmann

Art Made Easy 007 How to Create a Thematic Unit with Laura Lohmann from Painted Paper

Have you ever wondered how art teachers come up with so many fabulous lessons? Today I talk to Laura Lohmann from the blog, Painted Paper, on her strategy for designing & implementing her amazing school-wide thematic units.

She walks you through the steps she uses to select a year long art theme, strategies that go into designing the curriculum and how she creates the projects with her students.

You can download a free worksheet that will help you design the art curriculum of your dreams!

This episode is for anyone who wants to learn how design a thematic art unit from the early research stages to implementation in the art room. 


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IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:

– How Laura sets up her art room for multi-class mural making

– How many students Laura teaches and what her schedule looks like

– Laura secret to high engagement in the art room

– The brand of paint Laura swears by

– How to make painting work in your classroom and the secret that will make the process effortless

– How Laura structures her art class

– How Laura plans her curriculum and when she starts (this might surprise you!)

– Tips for teaching art from a cart

– Tying in the elements of art and state standards

– Literacy connections

– Clean-up strategies


SHOW NOTES

Alisa Burke

Kezz Brett

Texture Tools from Lakeshore

Blick premium Tempera Paint

Crayola Premium Paint

How to Create a Mural

A few Mexican Inspired Projects

A few Art Projects inspired by India


 

Art Made Easy 007 How to Create a Thematic Unit with Laura Lohmann from Painted Paper

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You can find Laura through Instagram @paintedpaperintheartroom, through her blog Painted Paper and her amazing store on Teachers pay Teacher


 

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