Visual Arts 158: Inspire Your Heart with Art with Robert Powell, Artist and Curator
Robert Powell, artist, educator, and founder/executive director of Portfolio Gallery, shares his love of art, specifically art created by African-Americans, and offers his insights into the process of curating art in a gallery as he discusses the works displayed at his own Portfolio Gallery. The mission of Portfolio Gallery & Education Center is to educate, enrich lives and foster a greater awareness of American artists of African American heritage. Learn more about the gallery at its website.
Teacher Tool 298: Cross Curricular Activity--Evaluating Live Interviews
This cross-curricular teacher tool, accompanying the video above, is designed to get students thinking about: 1) how live interviews can be used to learn information on topics such as those discussed in the video, and 2) the effectiveness of this interview specifically in helping their learning on this topic as well as the effectiveness (strengths and weaknesses) of interviews in general as a source of information.Download
Teacher Tool 329: Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources
Educate.Today is full of primary sources to use with your students. This teacher tool focuses on understanding the difference between primary sources and secondary sources and provides an example of an activity to do with students to build their effective use of primary sources in a research project.Download