ART Scholar | Open Enrollment: Teaching Critical Thinking through Art with the National Gallery of Art

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FREE NGA Online Course

The Wash
Horace Pippin
Date: 1940

Learn how to integrate works of art using Artful Thinking routines, effective strategies from Project Zero at Harvard University, in this interactive online course for teachers of all levels and subjects. Free Registration at www.edX.org.

Based on the National Gallery of Art’s popular Art Around the Corner professional development program for teachers in Washington, D.C., this five-part, self-paced online course provides everything you need to begin creating a culture of critical thinking and collaboration for any classroom, subject, or level. You do not need an art background or museum access to successfully integrate the “Artful Thinking” course materials into your teaching. Your focused attention, willingness to experiment, and commitment to trying new discussion practices with your students is all that is required.

The course contains an introductory unit and four content units listed below. It will take approximately 14-20 hours to complete this self-paced course. Those who audit have access for 16 weeks. Those who register for the verified certificate have access of a full year.

Enrollment Now Open

Certificate Available Upon Request

Free Registration at www.edX.org.

Artwork: Horace Pippin, The Wash, 1940, Public Domain

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