Pre-AP: Topics for Vertical Teams in Studio Art
Expand your art teaching skills, techniques, and knowledge in this workshop
Teachers learn AP Vertical Team strategies to develop curricula for 2-D, 3-D, and Drawing courses. Topics include depth and concentration, portfolios and portfolio evaluation, strategy development across grade levels, the use of sketchbooks and journals, and assessment.
The workshop conforms to the College Board's mission, particularly in promoting access and equity; National Art Education Association (NAEA) standards; and to AP Studio Art: 2-D Design, 3-D Design, and Drawing standards and skills.
- Understand AP Studio Art standards and the role of Pre-AP in developing them
- Learn what students need to succeed in AP Studio Art: 2-D Design, 3-D Design, and Drawing
- Become familiar with student work across grade levels
- Appreciate issues and strategies critical to AP Vertical Teams in Studio Art
Introductions/Goals and Objectives
The Case for an AP Vertical Team in Studio Art
Overview of AP Studio Art Portfolios
Visual Development Strategies
Levels for AP Vertical Teams in Studio Art
Vertical Format for the Idea of Breadth
Questioning Strategies and Bloom's Taxonomy
Vertical Format for the Idea of Concentration
Vertical Lesson Development
Jerry Stefl taught art and humanities at Carl Sandburg High School for 33 years, and concurrently at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and its art education program, where he still teaches. He has been a reader and table leader for AP Studio Art and has served on the Development Committee. He is also lead consultant on The AP Vertical Teams Guide for Studio Art, presenter at the AP Annual Conference, workshop leader for summer institutes, and content adviser for AP Studio Art on AP Central.