This is an exclusive sneak peek into a one-of-a-kind arts education resource, The IPaintMyMind Arts Education Curriculum & Resource Guide: A Comprehensive Creative Experience for e-Learning, Hybrid Learning, and Homeschooling. This 77+ page booklet used to be available only as a partnered resource as part of our Shared Walls™ program.
However, given the patchwork state of arts education across the country as we enter this new school year during a pandemic, we have decided to make it available to art teachers and administrators all over the country to become a part of their curriculum.
This curriculum power-building resource is super flexible, and perfect for an evolving and think-on-your-feet school year, unlike any other. More than just giving you ideas and tools to maximize the potential of your arts education, this download is a plug-n-play arts curriculum for flexible learning environments.
Didn’t know how you’d teach art this semester, this is how!! Purchase yours to gain instant access.
Three Phases of Arts Learning
20+ Prompts and 18 Arts Activities & Lesson Plans Intended for Active Learning
Treasure Trove of Arts Engagement Resources
The core of the guide is IPaintMyMind’s pathway of activation for arts education: See, Think, Do. This revolving door concept uses existing art and artists as a springboard to inspire your students to create artwork of their very own. In our Shared Walls™ program, this starts with the unique gallery we install at each school, handpicked from our permanent collection.
If you have purchased the Art Guide as a standalone resource, whichever artist and art pieces you choose as a starting point are totally up to you. We recommend using the work of an artist who has cultural similarities to your students. Maybe they share a hometown, ethnic identity, or elements of a back story.
At IPMM, we strongly believe in the power of representation. If students see artists that look like them or come from the places they do, making powerful and impactful art, then they will believe in their own power to do the very same.
The ultimate goal of our Art Guide is to stimulate a Student Art Gallery project, where students’ art is hung in the school in an art gallery set-up. When children see their art elevated and appreciated in this way, it validates their experiences, creativity, and boundless potential. That’s the power of see, think, do.
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