Making Arts Learning Accessible for Students Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision: Part 4 – Clay

Visual arts education has historically presented challenges for both individuals who are blind or have low vision and for art educators who are not always equipped with the knowledge of how to successfully adapt their courses for students with disabilities. Dr. Jeremy Johnson of the University of Nebraska at Omaha set out to challenge the … Continue reading Making Arts Learning Accessible for Students Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision: Part 4 – Clay

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Making Arts Learning Accessible for Students Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision: Part 3 – Approximate Perspective

Visual arts education has historically presented challenges for both individuals who are blind or have low vision and for art educators who are not always equipped with the knowledge of how to successfully adapt their courses for students with disabilities. Dr. Jeremy Johnson of the University of Nebraska at Omaha set out to challenge the … Continue reading Making Arts Learning Accessible for Students Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision: Part 3 – Approximate Perspective

Making Arts Learning Accessible for Students Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision: Part 2 – Weaving

Visual arts education has historically presented challenges for both individuals who are blind or have low vision and for art educators who are not always equipped with the knowledge of how to successfully adapt their courses for students with disabilities. Dr. Jeremy Johnson of the University of Nebraska at Omaha set out to challenge the … Continue reading Making Arts Learning Accessible for Students Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision: Part 2 – Weaving

Making Arts Learning Accessible for Students Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision: Part 1 – Expressing Emotion

Visual arts education has historically presented challenges for both individuals who are blind or have low vision and for art educators who are not always equipped with the knowledge of how to successfully adapt their courses for students with disabilities. Dr. Jeremy Johnson of the University of Nebraska at Omaha set out to challenge the … Continue reading Making Arts Learning Accessible for Students Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision: Part 1 – Expressing Emotion

Creating the 2017-2018 VSA Teacher Resource Guide: An Interview with Author Shannon Hayes

The recently published fifth edition of VSA’s Teacher Resource Guide provides visual art lessons that challenge students to use their artistic voices to explore how the arts contribute to our understanding of the world, to our relationships with others, and to the betterment of our communities. This publication is a companion for the VSA International … Continue reading Creating the 2017-2018 VSA Teacher Resource Guide: An Interview with Author Shannon Hayes

Talking Without Words: a Creative Movement Lesson Plan Designed for Inclusive Classrooms

By Portia Abernathy Lesson Title: Talking Without Words: Using Our Bodies and Movement to Show Our Feelings Designed for: Youth (8-12 years old), Inclusive Length: 1 hour   Learning Standards Responding: Respond to movement to match the emotional content, mood, or rhythm of music. Creating: Use guided improvisation to explore, invent movement, and apply movement … Continue reading Talking Without Words: a Creative Movement Lesson Plan Designed for Inclusive Classrooms

“How Can I Help?” – A visual art lesson plan from the VSA’s Teacher Resource Guide

In this lesson, students investigate possible solutions for concerns and/or needs in their community. They will design and create a machine to serve their community by addressing this need. The machine sculptures will be made out of clay or from found objects. NOTE: This is an abridged version of the “How Can I Help?” lesson … Continue reading “How Can I Help?” – A visual art lesson plan from the VSA’s Teacher Resource Guide

Watercolor Fountain Painting: A Visual Art Lesson Plan for Students with Disabilities

Created by Darren Thompson Creative Arts Specialist Darren Thompson teaches art in a fully inclusive setting, which includes many students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). His goal is to provide a rich environment that supports creative exploration for all students. Many of the art experiences he designs that are especially effective for children with ASD … Continue reading Watercolor Fountain Painting: A Visual Art Lesson Plan for Students with Disabilities

Painting with Fingers on an Object: A Visual Art Lesson Plan for Students with Disabilities

Created by Kong Ho According to teaching artist Kong Ho, “No matter how good an individual teaching artist or art educator is in his or her own personal art, it does not mean that he or she is good at teaching art; students with disabilities need modified lessons that nurture their own means of using … Continue reading Painting with Fingers on an Object: A Visual Art Lesson Plan for Students with Disabilities