Visual Arts

Here are some resources that support the arts.

  •  Teaching for Artistic Behavior (TAB) is a nationally recognized choice-based art education approach to teaching art. Developed in Massachusetts classrooms over thirty five years, and through courses and research at Massachusetts College of Art, the Teaching for Artistic Behavior concept enables students to experience the work of the artist through authentic learning opportunities and responsive teaching.
  • This is a blog of an art teacher who uses Teaching for Artistic Behavior: Willowbrook Art
  • The Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY, has created a stimulating, art-focused website. Kids can design their own abstract paintings online, learn about pioneering artists, and discover painting techniques.
  • contains a searchable database of over 1,200 art-integrated lesson plans aligned with the Common Core, activities, and other resources.
  • The National Gallery of Art website for children is both informational and fun. Highlights include the Photo Op program, digital photography and image editing.