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Monday, July 24, 2017
Student Services / Art in Action

Art in Action

Art In Action is a comprehensive visual-arts curriculum that we offer to students in grades 1-8.

Through this program students are exposed to the art of the Masters and art from cultures around the world. They learn how to analyze art, and are provided the opportunity to create their own unique masterpieces.

This program is offered through our trained volunteers who come to the classrooms and support teachers by presenting age appropriate lessons.

The multifaceted lessons develop students' critical-thinking skills, creativity, visual literacy, as well as self-esteem.

Every lesson includes an open-ended discussion designed to help students carefully observe a work of art and analyze it, supporting their own ideas with evidence and listening to the ideas of others.

All lessons are aligned with National Visual Arts Standards and are easily aligned with Common Core and other subject areas of the curriculum.

Our school hallways and classrooms are often decorated with the beautiful artwork of Seton Students!

We have a volunteer coordinator for this program and welcome people who are interested in volunteering to teach art. Fingerprinting and training (provided) is required to be a volunteer.

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