Creativity, Imagination and Innovation in Art Education

TAB sessions and other sessions (picks) of interest

Thursday, March 17
11:00-11:50 AM
CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Play And Collaboration In The Choice Studio
Katherine Douglas
In choice-based studio classrooms, imaginative play sparks innovation and creative thinking. Hear about practices and structures that support play and authentic learning in a TAB classroom. Best Practice Lecture. Center 605

5:00 – 5:50 PM
CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Behind Door A Or Door B: The Efficacy Of Choice In Creative Work
Diane Jaquith
The degree of autonomy regarding content, media, and artistic process in art class can favorably or adversely influence creativity. Increase creative thinking in your art program with choice-based pedagogy. Best Practice Lecture. Center 308

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Scaffolding For Creativity In A Choice-Based Art Room
Dale Zalmstra
Scaffolding is necessary for understanding the creative process and the metacognitive skills to know how to apply it. Consider classroom environment, the ideas pursued, and reflective questioning. “Studio Habits” framework. Best Practice Lecture. Center 605

Friday, March 18
10:00-10:50 AM
SUPER SESSION/RESEARCH
The Heart Of Art Education: Holistic Approaches To Creativity, Integration, And Transformation
Laurel Campbell, Seymour Simmons, Judith Burton, Jerome Hausman
This presentation features a panel of authors from the newly completed NAEA publication who will discuss a variety of perspectives on a holistic approach to teaching visual arts. Research Lecture. TAB has a chapter in this book! Center Ballroom 6 ABC

5:00-5:50 PM
CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
The Problem With Problem Solving
Diane Jaquith
Problem solving is only half of the creative process—what about problem finding? Problem finding summons divergent thinking, yet teachers monopolize this key phase. Entrust problem finding to your students. Best Practice Lecture. Center 306

Saturday, March 19
10:00-11:20 NOTE: This is not in the catalog!
Developing Collaborative Research Across Divisions
Panel discussion on action research and ways for K-12 teachers to connect with higher education. Several brief descriptions of action research, including TAB, will be shared the first 30 minutes, then there will be an interactive session) Center 604

1:00-1:50
ELEMENTARY CAROUSEL
Creativity Connections
Bob Reeker, Kirby Meng
Creativity and the Young Learner… the elementary convention theme. This carousel will provide you four different approaches to creativity at the elementary level. Join this carousel of creativity and learning! Sheraton Grand Ballroom A 2nd Fl
Diane Jaquith will present Choice-Based pedagogy

Sunday, March 20

11:00 AM-11:50 AM
ADVOCACY
Advocacy Alert: A Rationale For The Prevention Of Future Failures Of Imagination
Clyde Gaw
Examine advocacy strategies and critical talking points every art teacher should
be able to discuss when lobbying decision makers. Research Lecture. Center 201

Kathy’s Picks
THURSDAY

11-1150

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Play And Collaboration In The Choice Studio*****
Katherine Douglas
In choice-based studio classrooms, imaginative play sparks innovation and
creative thinking. Hear about practices and structures that support play and
authentic learning in a TAB classroom. Best Practice Lecture. Center 605

1230-1255

EARLY CHILDHOOD ART EDUCATORS (ECAE)
Concepts Of Play And Creativity: Complexities Of Children’s Drawing Performances
Kristine Sunday, Christopher Schulte, Christine Marme-Thompson
Using case study examples from three preschool classrooms, a multi-vocal
exploration of theoretical concepts of play and creativity will be explored,
challenged, and recontextualized. Research Lecture. Center 303

100-220

HIGHER EDUCATION
Sustaining Delay: Improvisation As An Emergent Space In Curriculum
Mary Elizabeth Meier, Charles Garoian, John Howell White, Jorge Lucero
Consider the role of delay in curriculum studies, alike to the delayed space of
art. Performance. Center 604

2-250

SPECIAL NEEDS IN ART EDUCATION (SNAE)
Open-Ended Art: Addressing The Needs And Imaginations Of All Children
Mary Geisser
This presentation will illustrate ways to engage children of all ages and
abilities in the play and exploration of artmaking through open-ended materials
and activities. Best Practice Lecture. Center 309

5-550

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Behind Door A Or Door B: The Efficacy Of Choice In Creative Work*****
Diane Jaquith
The degree of autonomy regarding content, media, and artistic process in art
class can favorably or adversely influence creativity. Increase creative
thinking in your art program with choice-based pedagogy. Best Practice Lecture.
Center 308

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Scaffolding For Creativity In A Choice-Based Art Room*****
Dale Zalmstra
Scaffolding is necessary for understanding the creative process and the
metacognitive skills to know how to apply it. Consider classroom environment,
the ideas pursued, and reflective questioning. “Studio Habits” framework. Best
Practice Lecture. Center 605

FRIDAY

12-1250

RESEARCH
Creativity And Intelligence: What Underlying Influences Do Motivation And
Attention Have On Creativity And Learning?
John Krenik
The practice of visual art is informed by the fundamental influences of
motivation and attention on creativity and intelligence as they relate to
student learning in the art room. Research Lecture. Center 601

RESEARCH
The Phenomenon Of Balance: A 21st-Century Approach To Quality Thinking In The
Arts
Delane Ingalls Vanada
Discover the positive effects of learner-centered classrooms on students’
quality of thinking in visual art. Inquiry, connection-making, and student
self-direction drive 21st-century balanced thinking: critical, creative,
practical! Research Lecture. Center 303

130-155

SECONDARY
Possibilities Of Play In The Secondary Curriculum
Daniel Barney, Juan Castro
The presenters argue that play has been a key concept in their work as artists,
researchers, and teachers. Implications for the secondary classroom, emphasizing
a curriculum of play, are highlighted. Best Practice Lecture. Sheraton
Greenwood, 3rd Fl

4-520

SPEAK OUT SESSION/EARLY CHILDHOOD ART EDUCATORS (ECAE)
Childhood Uncensored: Reconsidering The Creativity Of Children
Marissa McClure, Christine Thompson, Kristine Sunday, Olga Ivashkevich, Michelle
Bae, Vicky Grube
Six researchers and educators share collaborative research with children and
examples of negotiated practice that confront restrictive views of young
people’s creativity and invite continued participation from audience members.
Research Lecture. Center 608

5-550

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
The Problem With Problem Solving*****
Diane Jaquith
Problem solving is only half of the creative process—what about problem finding?
Problem finding summons divergent thinking, yet teachers monopolize this key
phase. Entrust problem finding to your students. Best Practice Lecture. Center
306

SATURDAY

12-1250

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Cute Degenerate Apparitions: Painting At Spiral Workshop
Olivia Gude
Concept-rich theme-based curriculum explores how metaphors make meaning while
utilizing innovative methodologies of teaching color mixing, direct drawing with
paint, creating form with value, expressionistic brushwork, postmodern aesthetic
strategies, and Best Practice Lecture. Center 612

100-220

EARLY CHILDHOOD ART EDUCATORS (ECAE)
Art, Play, And Interaction: Supporting Creativity And Imagination Across The
Curriculum
Pat Tarr, Annette Swann, Christine Thompson, Sayward Blanc
ECAE presenters will explore the importance of play and social interaction in
art experiences, and using an arts-based approach to support creativity and
imagination across the curriculum for young children. Best Practice Lecture.
Center 310

2-250

CAUCUS ON THE SPIRITUAL IN ART EDUCATION (CSAE)
What The Truly BIG Ones Have To Say About The Spiritual In Art Education
Peter London
Why not hear what the “big” advocates have to say about the spiritual ingredient
in art, and teaching, and while we are at it, in life. Hear from Dewey, Heschel,
De Chardin, Fuller, and Oliver. Research Lecture. Center 606

4-520

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
The Why, What, And How Of Promoting Creativity Through Art Education
Craig Roland, David Miller, Elizabeth Delacruz, Nancy Walkup, Melanie Davenport,
Ian Sands, Mary Elizabeth Meier
In this fun and fast-paced session, nine art educators will offer different
perspectives on promoting creativity, using a presentation method called “Pecha
Kucha.” Best Practice Lecture. Center 611

SUNDAY

11:00 AM-11:50 AM

ADVOCACY
Advocacy Alert: A Rationale For The Prevention Of Future Failures Of Imagination
Clyde Gaw
Examine advocacy strategies and critical talking points every art teacher should
be able to discuss when lobbying decision makers. Research Lecture. Center 201

3-350

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Journal Junkies Workshop: Visual Ammunition For The Art Addict
Eric Scott, David Modler
Two artist/educators discuss how their creative collaborations have motivated
them to write and publish a book about visual journals and its connection to
their scholarly research and studio practices. Best Practice Lecture. Center 203

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