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Curriculum Collection

Art History Makeover Features Digital Advances, AP Revision

Unprecedented access to high-quality images, a revamped AP curriculum, and museums’ social media initiatives have transformed the fundamentals of art history instruction.

These are 21st century learners who are just more engaged in multimedia.

John Gunnin, an AP Art History teacher at Corona Del Mar High School in California, has asked his students to analyze “Trade (Gifts for Trading Land With White People),” a work by Jaune Quick-to-See Smith. The 1992 piece is housed in the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Va. Source: With permission of the artist and the Accola Griefen Gallery.
John Gunnin, an AP Art History teacher at Corona Del Mar High School in California, has asked his students to analyze “Trade (Gifts for Trading Land With White People),” a work by Jaune Quick-to-See Smith. The 1992 piece is housed in the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Va. Source: With permission of the artist and the Accola Griefen Gallery.
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Curriculum New AP Art History Curriculum Opens Doors to World
Students in AP art history classes are now exposed to a much wider range of artworks from different cultures as part of a revision of the curriculum.
Leo Doran, April 15, 2016
4 min read
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art takes snapchats -- text or emoji overlays on images -- of works in its collection. The snapchat on the left shows an annotated version of the 1652 oil painting “The Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence” by Salomon de Bray. The one on the right depicts the bronze sculpture “The Shade” by Auguste Rodin.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art takes snapchats -- text or emoji overlays on images -- of works in its collection. The snapchat on the left shows an annotated version of the 1652 oil painting “The Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence” by Salomon de Bray. The one on the right depicts the bronze sculpture “The Shade” by Auguste Rodin.
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Executive Skills & Strategy Art Museum Woos Younger Generation Via Snapchat, Instagram
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is generating a huge online following of young people through its irreverent use of social networking tools.
Leo Doran, April 15, 2016
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Hope Yen, an AP Art History student at Plano Senior High School in Texas, sketches a vase during a recent field trip to the Dallas Museum of Art. Students were asked to conduct a scavenger hunt through the museum and draw their findings. Some used iPhones and Google Classroom apps as part of that process.
Hope Yen, an AP Art History student at Plano Senior High School in Texas, sketches a vase during a recent field trip to the Dallas Museum of Art. Students were asked to conduct a scavenger hunt through the museum and draw their findings. Some used iPhones and Google Classroom apps as part of that process.
Brandon Thibodeaux for Education Week
Curriculum Tech Tools, Image Libraries Transforming Art History Classes
Teachers of art history are introducing students to great works with new precision through high-resolution images, immersive technologies, YouTube videos, and other platforms and digital systems.
Leo Doran, April 15, 2016
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Vol. 35, Issue 29