A practical activity to support students in developing their own personal study theme. I use this as a group task to encourage discussions and sharing of ideas. Best used with highlighter pens to select key sections of the text. See my other resources for further support with this course or suggestions for personal study starting points.
For those teachers who may not be able to have access to the official Cambridge International Education and teachers hub Website for download, you can get this important document here for recording your marks for IGCSE Art Coursework Component 4. It includes the details of how to fill in the marks and how to post to the examiner for counter-checking.
This Teachers’ Resource brings together films about the V&A’s collections from the Islamic Middle East as well as V&A exhibitions featuring contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition. It includes: a series of videos on Nasrid ceramics and plasterwork from the Alhambra Palace; a short time-lapse film of an artwork being installed as part of the Disobedient Objects exhibition; and a series of films, including interviews with designers, linked to the Jameel Prize (its inaugural year of 2009 as well as 2013). For articles on the collection, objects, galleries and designers, visit our online Islamic Middle East hub: http://www.vam.ac.uk/page/i/islamic-middle-east/ Teachers’ Resources are available to support teaching around this collection: http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/t/teachers-resource-maths-and-islamic-art-and-design/ http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/t/teachers-resource-voyage-through-the-islamic-middle-east/ http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/t/teachers-resource-exploring-plant-based-design-through-the-jameel-gallery-of-islamic-art/ http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/t/teachers-resource-exploring-calligraphy-through-the-jameel-gallery-of-islamic-art/ http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/t/teachers-resource-jameel-prize-3/
The Tri-Borough Music Hub are working with all the schools in three boroughs of London to ensure the highest quality of music provision is on offer to all children. Their main aim is to provide opportunities for all children to develop a life-long love of music and realise their musical potential whilst developing their personal and social identity. Young people will be able to choose from a broad range of progressive musical opportunities provided in partnership with World Class music organisations.
This Teachers’ Resource brings together films made by the V&A about Chinese art and design, including traditional painting techniques that date back centuries and cutting edge contemporary fashion design and architecture. The resource includes films from the exhibition: Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700 – 1900 of 2013. For articles on the collection, objects, galleries and designers, visit our online China hub: http://www.vam.ac.uk/page/c/china/ Teachers’ Resources are available to support teaching around this collection: http://www.vam.ac.uk/page/t/teachers-resources/
This V&A resource introduces the famous series of 16th century cartoons by Raphael, on display in the Museum, and suggests analytical discussion points and practical art activities, including tapestry weaving, ceramics, print-making, mural painting and batik. The seven enormous cartoons are full-scale, preparatory, painted designs for a tapestry series, depicting scenes from the lives of Saints Peter and Paul, commissioned by Pope Leo X for the Sistine Chapel. Visit the V&A website subject hub for more information on the artist, his process, and V&A conservation work on the cartoons.
This Teachers’ Resource brings together videos of key designers and their collections displayed at the V&A through our live catwalk series Fashion in Motion. Watch interviews with iconic fashion designers and V&A curators. View work from Alexander McQueen, Jenny Packham and Giles Deacon and hear from Sir Paul Smith and Christian Louboutin among others. For articles on the collection, objects, galleries and designers, visit our online Fashion hub: http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/fashion Teachers’ Resources are available to support KS3-5: Art, Design and Technology http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/t/teachers-resource-alexander-mcqueen-savage-beauty/ http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/t/teachers-resource-the-fabric-of-india/ http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/t/teachers-resource-fashion/
A resource I made to support an assignment where students designed and built a wind powered garden decoration. Includes prompts to research and analyse useful research material, to model and experiment ideas, and plan the construction of a chosen idea.
Blade engineering and design is one of the most complicated and important aspects of modern wind turbine technology. Engineers strive to design blades that extract as much energy from the wind as possible throughout a range of wind speeds and gusts, yet are still durable, quiet and cheap. A variety of ideas for building turbines and teacher handouts are included in this document and at the Web site, provided by the U.S. Department of Energy..
This resource explores and explains how to run an extended design project based on a costume exhibition. Also contains guide to basic sewing skills and interviews with designers. Written for KS3, but equally adaptable for different age ranges.
The Jameel Prize is an international award that aims to explore the relationship between traditional Islamic art and contemporary work.
A simple questionnaire to be used to gather student voice. This resource can be adapted for other subjects very easily. Based on the Ofsted student questionnaire from many years ago it is still a great way of collecting student views and using them to inform future planning.
A handbook on Designing technologies to support creativity and collaboration.
A handbook of 8 e-learning projects as examples of what you can do to bring the arts and technology together. Above all, this handbook is a starting point for you to begin integrating e-learning into your daily teaching.
Session 94 - Starting with a blank piece of paper: Design the school of your dreams #ukedchat Archive and Summary hosted by @jamesmichie on 19 April 2012. Join #ukedchat every Thursday evening between 8-9pm (UK) on twitter. See www.ukedchat.com for further information and details.
Iconic designers intro. Brompton - britains leading bike manufacturer. Dyson background. Electric cars - green or not?
Ambitious curriculum development at Swiss Cottage School has led to some exciting strategic developments in cultural education for learners with special educational needs and disabilities. This brochure (and accompanying set of principles for special school leaders) outlines the role of creative and expressive arts, in the various curricula which run through our all-age special school. In particular the brochure looks at the unique curriculum areas we have developed at Swiss Cottage, such as 'My Creativity' for learners with Severe Learning Difficulties. Please get in touch if you would like to be connected to future developments, take part in our SEN Arts Award network, our access our professional learning offer: firstname.lastname@example.org
British landscape painter John Constable created his compositions from a close observation of the natural world and a strong art historical knowledge. The exhibition Constable: The Making of a Master examines how these two strands combined to shape his work. The resource includes key lines of enquiry, pre-visit and post-visit activities as well as accompanying activity sheets with discussion points. The weblink will take you our online Constable hub featuring videos, maps and high quality images. The resource below has been designed for Key Stage 3–4: Art & Design.
'The Art of Walking' explores London’s iconic landmarks, architecture and public art.
This Teachers’ Resource brings together videos of photographers and the V&A’s Photography collection and features insights into the following exhibitions: Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century; Julia Margaret Cameron; Horst: Photography of Style; Light from the Middle East: New Photography; and Shadow Catchers: Camera-less Photography. For articles on the collection, objects, galleries and designers, visit our online Photography hub: http://www.vam.ac.uk/page/p/photography/ Teachers’ Resources are available to support KS3-4: Photography, Art & Design http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/t/teachers-resource-photography/
This Teachers’ Resource brings together videos of architects and students relevant to the theme of Architecture. It includes short films linked to the new Europe 1600-1815 galleries, interviews with architects about John Madejski Garden commissions, the Sackler Centre for Arts Education, and a consultation project with students on changes to Exhibition Road in 2010. For articles on the collection, objects, galleries and architects, visit our online Architecture hub: http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/architecture Teachers’ Resources are available to support KS3-4: Art, Design and Technology http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/t/teachers-resource-exploring-pattern-through-the-v-and-a-and-riba-architecture-collections/ http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/t/teachers-resource-exploring-skylines/ http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/t/teachers-resource-exploring-design-processes/