Developing art lessons can be overwhelming to create with a busy schedule. Sure you can use the same art lessons every year but every now and again, you’ll want (or be required) to create lessons for a very specific topic or subject.
Over the years, I created a criteria for assessing whether or not a lesson will work in my art program. I call it my SPARKLE method for lesson development. These 7 key steps will help you create art projects that are unique to you, your art program and that your students will love.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN:
Why it’s important to flex your creative muscles and see what you can create on your own
How I get ideas for my new projects, both around the house and while travelling
Why illustrations have to be understandable for children in order to convert successfully into an art lesson
What to do if you have a set curriculum to follow
The secret to know if a project will work for students
Why you don’t need to apologize for your we