Incorporate choice in your art classroom and watch creativity and motivation soar! This workshop will discuss how constructivist education theory drives intrinsic motivation and enables your students to exceed your expectations. Discussion topics include the Art Education theories Teaching for Artistic Behavior and The Eight Studio Habits of Mind. Although focused on art education, all teachers are welcome! This is a practical discussion of teaching practices with many great ideas that can implement in your classroom immediately!
Adam Laughlin is a visual arts teach who has experience teaching Kindergarten - 12th grade in the United States, China, and Ukraine.
In the United States he was the District Teacher Leader for Visual Arts, presented at several local and regional conferences, and was the co-chair of the 2014 Colorado T.A.B. Conference. He is a supporter of constructionist pedagogy in the art classroom and encourages all students to be an artist.