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A podcast for K–12 art educators interested in the latest education innovations and resources. You’ll find tips, tools, and inspiration to keep you connected and moving forward.
Written by and for art educators. This trusted resource promotes excellence and innovation, art advocacy, and professional support for K–12 art educators.
Online and in-print resources and curriculum that encourage students to stretch beyond a single idea and keep creation and exploration at the center of art class.
Whether you need a complete curriculum, or are looking for resources to supplement your existing program—turn to Davis. You face new demands every year. Our materials are specifically designed to support you and your increasingly diverse needs.
Flexible art education resources to meet the needs of every art teacher.
Check out Explorations in Art for an exemplary foundation in the visual arts, Creative Minds for innovative K–5 afterschool programs, and Resource Books to inspire teachers and support emerging artists.Browse Curriculum
Learn about our two core programs that support Middle School students: Experience Art and Exploring Visual Design. Add to your professional development with our award-winning Resource Books.Browse Curriculum
Davis Digital provides the K–12 Curriculum from Davis Publications online! It’s perfect for remote, traditional, and hybrid classroom environments. The Davis Digital platform allows students and teachers remote or in-class access to eBooks, fine art images, videos, and Portfolios from any computer or tablet with an Internet connection. Easily work from home, the classroom, a computer lab, or any combination!
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Zoom in on images; search for keywords, such as an artist, element, or principle; and share lessons with parents, colleagues, and supervisor; and much more!
Made for and by art educators, these easy-to-use, intuitive portfolios are perfect for beginners, students, and teachers who have been using portfolios for years!
The Curriculum Builder helps you customize each lesson, with one convenient place for filing lessons from Davis eBooks, along with your own images, videos, links, and more.
Choose from more than 35,000 fine art images! Search by artist, culture, medium, element or principle, art movement, theme, and more. Easily compare and contrast any two images.
Your students can search through their eBooks, create their own portfolios, check out images you’ve selected for them to review, or research the complete image library.
The digital version of SchoolArts allows you to search current and past issues by keyword; to share articles and lessons with colleagues; and to easily zoom in on artworks.
Art teachers incorporate visual language, written language, spoken language, sign language, computer programming language, and more into their lessons. Students create the first letter of their first name using a cut-paper mosaic technique, combine typography with graphic design tools to create name designs, use a CAD program to turn character drawings into 3D-printed figures, design public word sculptures to inspire positive action, and more.Browse This Issue
Looking for a place to showcase your student art? We have it. Wondering what new resources are available? It’s here. Be the first to know about what we’re planning—there’s always something new happening at Davis!
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Coming Soon! The new self-paced course from Davis Professional Development explores strategies for keeping art content and assignments current and relevant. Receive ten hours of professional development with art educator Richard Kim as you rethink curriculum and develop new ways of encouraging students to make art that is authentic and truly their own. Dive into four modules that outline contemporary approaches for designing curricular components.More Details
The Davis Catalog is packed with resources to help you showcase your students’ work and make their learning process VISIBLE! As you work on this goal throughout the year, we invite you to explore the many resources Davis provides. Discover the wide variety of digital and print instructional materials that support creative processes and student development. Request a print copy today or browse through it online today!More Details
Coming Soon! Digital media is changing how we teach color theory and design methods. The RGB/CMY digital color wheel poster is a teaching tool based on the science of human vision. Developed to promote digital color understanding, this poster is designed to encourage exploration of color in the context of media arts.More Details
Bring mindfulness and expressive arts practices to the classroom. This new book introduces mindfulness-based expressive arts practices to teachers. Discover a plethora of tools to offer students that will enhance their creative process and encourage them to be open to their emotional life.More Details
The rich tradition of satiric graphic arts in Latin America reaches back to Mexico in the late 1700s. At that time, caricatures of skeletons (called calavera) were adopted by the satirical press as&nb...Read More
During the early to mid-1900s, many Central and South American artists gradually developed schools of modernist art, moving away from the domination of Spanish styles that had endured in art academies...Read More
An article I recently read offered this advice, “publicly displaying students’ art engages parents, arts education advocates, and the community in conversations about the importance of art...Read More
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