What art teacher doesn’t crave a controlled learning environment where students are respectful of each other, task oriented, and willing to take risks and make mistakes? However, creating an environment like this can be challenging. In a high-energy art classroom where students are busy creating, many art teachers struggle with striking a balance between chaos and a sense of flow.

In this course, you will build strategies for effectively managing your art classroom, regardless of the size of your class or the energy level of your students. You will learn how to motivate, inspire, and create with your students, while also teaching them respect for materials, the space, and their classmates. This course gives you the time and tools you need to establish procedures, routines, and rules for optimal engagement; maximize learning time; and cultivate positive relationships with your students.

With the techniques you gain in this course, you will be able to design your art classroom to be a safe space that fosters self-expression, creativity, and whimsy.