Role of the Fine Arts Teacher in the Residency
The Fine Arts Teacher may choose a focus for this residency: historical landscape, personal experience, imagined future or student choice among the three. They may also choose the project to be individual landscapes or group murals.
Acrylic paint and heavy weight watercolor paper is preferred but teachers may choose the type of paint and substrate that are available.
The Fine Arts Teacher is asked to collaborate with the resident artist to support and enhance the program on an ongoing basis throughout the residency, including but not limited to the following:
• Suggestions for student groupings,
• Classroom discussions and examples,
• Opening and closing activities or successful teaching methods students are familiar with,
• Providing feedback/input/encouragement into the creative processes planned as part of the classroom activities, and
• Adaptations for students with special needs.