RESOURCE CENTRE

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Below is a range of resources to make sure you’ve got everything you need to succeed. Art Education Victoria has been developing and supplying art education resources for over sixty years. While our primary focus is the Victorian Visual Arts Curriculum, VCE Art, and VCE Studio Arts,  we are passionate about STEAM learning and provide information and resources to help in Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Capability, and Personal and Social Capability.

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Responding to Art | NGA

Book/PDF
Responding to art from the National Gallery of Australia's Collection is a resource for senior secondary students investigating a variety of themes and issues in art.

Kick Start 2017 Handouts

VCE Art
VCE Studio Arts
Kick StArt 2017 happened on 25 February 2017 at the National Gallery of Victoria. A video recording will be available soon. In the meantime, here are the handouts and activities for the sessions.

Planning in the art room

Critical and Creative Thinking
Primary
Secondary
Watching Paint Dry
In this session we look at approaches to ensure that students get a great exposure to the arts while making strong links to the curriculum.

Top Arts 2017

VCE Art
VCE Studio Arts
Find out more about the artists exhibiting in this years Top Arts. Watch videos of students talking about their art making and explore some sample folios.

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Art-iculate

Book/PDF
VCE Art
Art-iculate Second Edition: Art for VCE offers a uniquely Victorian perspective on national and international art and the interplay between art theory and practice or the updated VCE study design.

Art-isan

Book/PDF
VCE Studio Arts
Art-isan Second Edition: Studio Arts for VCE offers a uniquely Victorian perspective on the practice, exhibition and interpretation of Visual Art in national and international contexts for the updated VCE study design.

Artful Thinking | Harvard Project Zero

Critical and Creative Thinking
Primary
Secondary
Artful Thinking is a program that was developed by Harvard Project Zero in collaboration with the Traverse City, Michigan Area Public Schools (TCAPS). The program was one component of a larger TCAPS grant from the US Department of Education that aimed at developing a model approach for integrating art into regular classroom instruction. The purpose of the Artful Thinking Program is to help teachers regularly use works of visual art and music in their curriculum in ways that strengthen student thinking and learning.

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Cheat Sheet

Book/PDF
Critical and Creative Thinking
Primary
Secondary
VCE Art
VCE Studio Arts
Sometimes you need a little help getting the ball rolling. We've developed this juicy list of themes and concepts to help you out. On the second page you'll find some considerations you might take when examining artworks including exploring artists and viewers.

Visible Thinking | Harvard Zero

Critical and Creative Thinking
Primary
Secondary
Visible Thinking is a flexible and systematic research-based conceptual framework, which aims to integrate the development of students' thinking with content learning across subject matters.

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VCE Studio Arts Implementation Workshops

VCE Studio Arts


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VCE Studio Arts Practice Exam Paper

VCE Studio Arts
Prepare your students for the VCE Studio Arts exam with this practice paper.

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NGV StArtUp: Top Arts 2015

VCE Art
VCE Studio Arts


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NGV StArtUp: Top Arts 2016

VCE Art
VCE Studio Arts


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New Pedagogies for Deep Learning

Critical and Creative Thinking
STEAM
New Pedagogies for Deep Learning (NPDL) is a global partnership aiming to implement deep learning goals across whole education systems that are enabled by new pedagogies and accelerated by technology.

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iPad for Photography Students: Project based approach

App
Secondary
VCE Art
VCE Studio Arts
iPad for Photography Students is a step-by-step guide on how to use your iPad to capture and edit photographic images. Learn about the best and most affordable apps on the market and how to use them.

Art (VCAA)

VCE Art


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Studio Arts (VCAA)

VCE Studio Arts


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Illustrations of Practice - Art room 2.0

Primary
Video
Our Life Member, Nicole Wassel uses an interactive virtual gallery space to engage students in creating art through digital media and promote dialogue about the ways in which students have chosen to express emotion in this ATSIL Illustration of Practice.

STEAM Resources

Primary
Secondary
STEAM
Wanting to keep up with STEAM Learning? AEV has prepared this collection of resources on FUSE to help you understand and advocate for the Arts within STEM learning.

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SchoolMate | DET

App
Primary
Secondary
Want to find out more about what your child is learning at school in each subject at each year level? Need practical tips about what you can do at home to help support your child’s education?

Philippe Parreno - Thenabouts

Secondary
VCE Art
VCE Studio Arts
A collection of resources that unpack the educational value of Philippe Parreno's exhibition Thereabouts at ACMI.

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Thinking Through the Visual Arts

Critical and Creative Thinking
Primary
Secondary


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Symbols of Peace

Intercultural Capability
Personal and Social Capacity
Provides a range of lesson ideas and discussion suggestions to support an inquiry into symbols and their use to encourage peacefulness across cultures. Comes with a table showing corresponding curriculum standards (VELS).

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Creating Exhibitions: Behind the scenes at the NGV

Secondary
VCE Studio Arts


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Hands Head Heart Poster Set

Critical and Creative Thinking
Personal and Social Capacity
Primary
PYP
Secondary
The Hands, Head, Heart Poster Set is a resource to help facilitate deeper discussion about artworks. The posters form an array and allow you to follow a horizontal or vertical line or pick selectively depending on group size or time limits.

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The Creative Process Poster Set

Critical and Creative Thinking
Primary
Secondary
The Creative Process Poster Set is designed to assist students in developing independence with their practice. This could be used as a visual as is, or used as a guide to facilitate class discussions where students have voice and ownership over the display.

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Issues for Us | Art in Writing 6

Book/PDF
Critical and Creative Thinking
Secondary
VCE Art
VCE Studio Arts


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Issues for Us | Art in Writing 5

Book/PDF
Critical and Creative Thinking
Secondary
VCE Art
VCE Studio Arts


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Issues for Us | Art in Writing 4

Book/PDF
Critical and Creative Thinking
Secondary
VCE Art
VCE Studio Arts


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Issues for Us | Art in Writing 3

Book/PDF
Critical and Creative Thinking
Secondary
VCE Art
VCE Studio Arts


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SNAPSHOT: BELL PRIMARY ARTS BIENNALE

Primary
A video snapshot of Chelsea Kneale being interviewed at the Bell Primary Biennale Arts Show. Support questions with resources for further reading have been provided.

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Unpacking Creativity

Critical and Creative Thinking
STEAM
Watching Paint Dry
Using the teaching and learning cycle, this session explores different strategies and research based practices to support the development of creativity in our students. Hilary Senhanli from Inspiring Fun, writer and founder of The Visual Diary Guide was a guest presenter in the session.

Unpacking Critical Thinking

Critical and Creative Thinking
STEAM
Watching Paint Dry
Using the teaching and learning cycle we will explore approaches and research based practices to support the development of critical thinking in our students.

More than words can say (NAAE)

Book/PDF
Primary
Secondary
This is a collection of papers that attempt to define what is meant by ‘literacy’ in each of the art forms: dance, drama, media, music, visual art and design. The intention is to stimulate discussion amongst teachers and to raise awareness of the potential for the arts to enhance learning across the curriculum.

Sampling the arts (NAAE)

Book/PDF
Primary
Secondary
Sampling the Arts tells real-life stories of teachers which give insight into how they organised the learning experience for their students; how the students responded; how the teachers tackled the task of assessing levels of achievement.

Intercultural Capability

Intercultural Capability
Watching Paint Dry
In this session we share learning experiences designed to help leverage the Intercultural Capability within the visual arts.

First Nations Resources

Intercultural Capability
Primary
Secondary
A package is curated by Art Education Victoria for exploring the diversity of our First Nations people with a range of culturally respectful, historically correct, student resources.

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Del Kathryn Barton's The Nightingale and the Rose

Secondary
VCE Art
VCE Studio Arts
We've prepared this resource package to help you make the most of ACMI's magnificent 2016 exhibition The Nightingale and the Rose.

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Online Gallery Resources

Primary
Secondary
Watching Paint Dry
In this session we look at the online resources available to educators and consider how they might be used within the context of art education.

Blogging

Advocacy
Watching Paint Dry
In this session we explore the benefits of using blogs and how as art educators we might use it within our settings.

Online Gallery Guide and Activities

Primary
Secondary
After the recent Watching Paint Dry Web PD session we've created this resource to help you make the most of the online galleries out there.

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Advocating for the Visual Arts Part I

Advocacy
Critical and Creative Thinking
Personal and Social Capacity
Primary
Secondary
STEAM
Watching Paint Dry
During this Watching Paint Dry session we explore the valuable aspects of the Visual Arts that we need to be promoting within our communities.

ADVOCATING FOR THE VISUAL ARTS PART II

Advocacy
Critical and Creative Thinking
Intercultural Capability
Personal and Social Capacity
Watching Paint Dry
The second Watching Paint Dry session exploring the valuable aspects of the Visual Arts that we need to be promoting within our communities.

Critical and Creative Thinking

Critical and Creative Thinking
Primary
Secondary
Watching Paint Dry
This Watching Paint Dry session explores how can we incorporate the Critical and Creative Thinking capacity into our educational settings.

Assessment

Primary
Secondary
Watching Paint Dry
In this session we look at the Victorian Curriculum and consider a variety of methods that could be used for assessing visual arts.

Au3 Venice Biennale '07 Education Kit

Secondary
VCE Art
VCE Studio Arts
This education resource kit highlights key artworks, ideas and themes of Au3: the 3 artists, their 3 projects which are presented for the first time at 3 different sites that make up the exhibition of Australian artists at the Venice Biennale 10 June to 21 November 2007.

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