An overview of Pre-AP and AP Studio Art will be examined and discussed. Strategies and tips for organization and implementation of the studio course will follow. Participants will engage in a series of thought provoking brainstorming strategies evoking creative responses. The study of such will include both formalistic and intuitive structure that will include both technological, photographical and by-hand processes. Participants will engage in new and innovative art making activities.
Participants will also be introduced to creating a blog, the use apps and You Tube videos and discuss the implications of using the technology in the AP Studio Art course. The issue of teaching students benchmarks for “quality” in art forms will be addressed with the use of reflective, summative and oral evaluation systems. The Reading 2018 and scoring the portfolios will be reviewed and discussed, from the vantage point of a reader, through an overview of images. AP Central and other instructional resources will also be discussed and shared.