This reading will provide a review of using big ideas or enduring concepts to design quality art curricula that focus on making art lessons relevant to student experiences and build connections between art, everyday life, and other disciplines. This reading will introduce using enduring concepts (also called, “big ideas”) as a foundation for student understanding and will be used to guide your IDEAL art unit. Follow the reading and reflection prompts below.
Step 1: Read the file i have attached. Note that I have included the entire text, but ONLY CHAPTER 3 is required.
Step 2: Reflect Identify 2-3 enduring concepts that you feel could be used to design an 8-week, art unit for your IDEAL middle school students. Explain why you feel these would be relevant big ideas to consider with this age group and specifically, IDEAL students.