Vincent Van Gogh
He only sold one work of art in his lifetime but his work has
sold for more than any Post-Impressionist has ever sold for, at a shocking 79
million dollars. What painting sold for this amount? Who bought it?
Was van Gogh a crazy man or an intelligent genius? Did he cut off his ear
and mail it to a woman? Visit his artwork virtually and find out the best
museum to research van Gogh's work. Was he murdered or did he commit suicide?
week workshop presents one of the most influential artists of the 19th
century. We will examine 10 works of art by this artist and learn
interesting and surprising facts that influenced his artwork and life.
Take the class for your own enrichment or to teach your students about
this amazing artist.
4 week non-credit workshop
12 hours overall
The online teacher workshop may be accessed 24/7.
Expect to spend 3 hours a week or 12 hours overall throughout the class. All
those finishing the class will receive a handsome "Thank You for Your
Participation" Certificate. The class is interactive, you will have a
chance to post topics and questions to others in the class and to the
facilitator-a working art professor. This is a non-credit class.
Recommendations from past participants in an Art Teacher on
the Net workshop (Art for the Elementary Teacher)
I have broadened my perspective on teaching, and
gotten a lot of ideas on how to reach children. I would recommend the course to
my coworkers. It would be good for further professional development.
been great to share ideas with others and gain new information that I
can use in my art classes. The websites are extremely helpful, and I am
glad to add those to my resources. I am looking forward to using the
format for looking at a work of art to encourage my students to really
look at a work of art in a whole new way. There are many questions to
choose from that will provide prompts for students when writing about
I like the ideas for integrating art with other content areas. This
appeals to a variety of learning styles and strengthens skills students
can use across the curriculum and throughout their lives. I plan to use
the resources from this workshop to incorporate more lessons that
connect to other subjects.
I've enjoyed making some of the projects and will be able to use those
as examples when I teach the lessons.
I am especially excited about the ideas for planning a year of art. I
like the thought of planning the whole year and knowing what objectives
the students will be working toward. This will help when I order
supplies and will help me coordinate the lessons with the different
I have thoroughly enjoyed the workshop and would definitely recommend it
to others. Thank you very much for this opportunity.
I would recommend this course to classroom teachers, since they so often
have the opportunity to add some hands on learning to the lesson.
I would also recommend this class to art teachers as a review.
Whether you are an experienced art teacher or have no prior art
experience, this workshop is for you. No prior art experience is
necessary. This is a workshop for public, private, and homeschool
teachers-or anyone who works with children's groups and need art projects ideas
Valerie Colston, M.A. author of "200 Projects
to Strengthen Your Art" (Released April 1, 2008) is the developer and
presenter of the
She has been teaching art and art history classes for
several years in San Diego, California and
Her award winning
Art Teacher on the Net is visited by
teachers around the world.
teaching Ms. Colston was an
project consultants for the Wyland Foundation Oceans Teacher program, and has
taught many 100 Art ideas for Teachers workshops at the University of
California, San Diego Extension.
For more information contact Valerie Colston at
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