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Crystal Bridges Plays Part In Art Curriculum
Posted: November 25, 2012 at 5 a.m.
Art is illustrating lessons from other subjects through Common Core-based tours at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
At A Glance
The Walton Arts Center, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and the University of Arkansas Center for Children and Youth announced last week the ARTeacher Fellowship, a pilot program providing training for 10 secondary teachers to explore arts-integration methods to meet Common Core State Standards. The fellowship is designed to further the practice of arts-integration in area high schools. The 2012-13 ARTeacher Fellows:
Brandon S Flammang, Springdale Alternative Learning Environment
Bryant Davis, Bentonville High School
Elizabeth Spicer, Rogers High School
John O’Berski, Lincoln High School
Joshua Vest, Bentonville High School
Katy Buehrer, Hackett High School
Katy Moore, Har-Ber High School
Kenya I. Windel, Deer High School
Scott Lampkin, Fayetteville High School
Wayne Levering, Heritage High School
Source: Staff Report
At A Glance
Educators at Crystal Bridges have designed several tours designed to dovetail with Common Core standards.
w Wild West, second grade, tours art depicting Native Americans and pioneers from the American West.
Coming of Age, fifth grade, tours art from the Civil War era to the Great Depression.
Looking Back on America, eighth grade, looks at how artists in multiple disciplines have shaped history.
Emerging Modernism, 11th grade, traces the effect of industrialization on jazz and abstract art.
For more information about educational tours offered to school groups through Crystal Bridges visit: www.crystalbridges.org/Education/Programs-For-Students/tours
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