Choice-Based Art Education

The Open Art Room

Cover of the choice-based art education book The Open Art Room

Grades 6–12

Peek inside the book:

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. ISBN: 978-16152-8677-5, 217 pages, softcover

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

What Is Choice?

Table of Contents

  1. What Is Choice?
  2. Building the Framework
  3. Implementing Choice at the Beginning Level
  4. Implementing Choice at the Intermediate Level
  5. Implementing Choice at the Advanced Level
  6. Assessment
  7. Introduction to Art Bootcamp
  8. Artistic Behavior Unit Plans

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