TAEA 2020 Book Study



TAEA 2020 Book Study

Launching the fourth year of the TAEA Book Study!


With that, TAEA is offering another spring edition of the book study of The Open Art Room due to specific requests! f you are seeking professional development hours before the end of the school year, this is your opportunity!

Upon completion of the criteria for credit, participants will receive a certificate from TAEA for 10 CPE hours.The criteria for credit: respond to all questions in Google Classroom, (there are two questions per chapter) and interact with a colleague in a discussion of a prompt or topic at least 5 times (once per week.) If you are interested in non-credit participation, we are thrilled to learn with you as well!

The Open Art Room-Book Study is a flexible book study which allows you to jump into the study on your own time, as all the questions will be posted in advance. The moderator will check in with the opportunity for a meet-up, and possibly a chat with the authors, TBD. Please complete the form below, including your personal email address as Google Classroom will not accept a district-associated email address for this class.

The Open Art Room

The TOAR III Book Study begins March 9th and will remain open until April 19th. The book is available at https://www.davisart.com Order it soon! We encourage you to discuss this option for PD with your supervisor or principal, they may fund the purchase of the book for you.


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You will receive an email with a link to the Google Classroom just before the start of the book study. Go ahead and read the introduction and first chapter for the first week!

The Open Art Room by Melissa Purtee and Ian Sands

Taking inspiration from a variety of contemporary approaches, this book presents a framework for Choice-Based instruction for Secondary Level (grades 6–12) Art Education. The Open Art Room provides a student-centered approach to art instruction that is inspirational, practical, and classroom-tested.

Highlights include:

  • Flexible instructional frameworks with options for beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels of Choice
  • Assessment for Choice-Based art teachers
  • Unit plans, bootcamps, mini-lessons, and classroom examples
  • Clear connections to the National Core Art Standards
  • Engaging stories of student struggles and successes

Available at https://www.davisart.com/.


Summer 2020 TAEA Book Study


The titles for this summer's book study have been selected! Responding to comments in surveys for the last book studies, we will address diversity in the classroom, and a focus on early child-hood, and in the fall, writing about art from a museum education point of view, considering how these practices can be applied to our K12 art classroom environments.

Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain

Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students 1st Edition by Zaretta L. (Lynn) Hammond


In the Spirit of the Studio

In the Spirit of the Studio: Learning from the Atelier of Reggio Emilia (Early Childhood Education Series)by Lella Gandini (2nd Edition)


Fall 2020

Image to Word

Image to Word: Art and Creative Writing by Kathleen Walsh-Piper


We encourage you to look for the titles now at online booksellers (Amazon, Etsy, Half-Price Books, for example) or at your local bookseller. We also encourage you to discuss this PD opportunity with your supervisor or principal, as they may elect to fund the purchase of the books on your behalf. The summer book study of Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students will begin in June. The sign-up will be distributed via email and posted here in May.

If you have any questions, please contact .

Past TAEA Book Study Titles


Visual Thinking Strategies

Visual Thinking Strategies: Using Art to Deepen Learning Across School Disciplines (Fall 2019)
by Philip Yenawine


Studio Thinking from the Start: The K-8 Art Educator's Handbook

Studio Thinking from the Start: The K-8 Art Educator's Handbook (Summer 2019)
by Jillian Hogan, Lois Hetland, Diane B. Jaquith, Ellen Winner

#TAEAstudiothinking


Engaging Learners through Artmaking: Choice-based Art Education in the Classroom

Engaging Learners through Artmaking: Choice-based Art Education in the Classroom (Summer 2019)
by Katherine M. Douglas and Diane B. Jaquith (2nd Ed.)

#taeaengaginglearners


The Open Art Room

The Open Art Room (Spring 2019)
by Melissa Purtee and Ian Sands

#taeaopenartroom


Participatory Creativity: Introducing Access and Equity to the Creative Classroom

Participatory Creativity: Introducing Access and Equity to the Creative Classroom
by Edward P. Clapp

#TAEAparticipatorycreativity


The Creative Habit

The Creative Habit
by Twyla Tharp

#taeacreativehabit


The Open Art Room

The Open Art Room
by Melissa Purtee and Ian Sands

#taeaopenartroom


Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
by Carol Dweck

#taeamindset

Carol Dweck on TED


The Innovator's Mindset

The Innovator's Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity
by George Couros

#taeaIM


Launch

Launch: Using Design Thinking to Boost Creativity and Bring out The Maker in Every Student
by John Spencer and A. J. Juliani

#taealaunch

http://thelaunchcycle.com/


Art & Fear

Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking
by David Bayles and Ted Orland

#TAEAreads