How to Use this Site
How to Use this Site
Glencoe’s Art Web site was developed
with the art teacher’s needs in mind. We offer a wide
variety of resources and activities, arranged and organized
to enrich teachers’ and students’ experience of
art by offering alternative options for art education.
3 Easy Resources
By browsing the homepage of art.glencoe.com,
you will notice that the information on this site can be broken
down into three general categories: the book site, general
student resources, and general teacher resources.
On each book site, you'll find activities,
games, and many other elements appropriate for your students.
For teachers, each site also contains national and state standard
correlations and Web links correlated to each chapter. Click
on Find Your Book Here to select the appropriate
state and textbook.
General Student Resources
When you arrive at the student resources
section of art.glencoe.com, you will find an abundance of
information for your students, including:
- Student Art Gallery: This online gallery is the perfect
place for your students to display their art to the world.
Learn more in the Teacher Resources section about how you
can submit your students’ artworks.
- Interactive Games: Here you will find various concentration
games in which your students are asked to match an artwork
with its artist or artistic style.
- Artist Profiles: These snapshots of major artists’
lives and contributions to art are an ideal reference for
you and your students.
- Web Links: These links direct your students to specific
museums for exploration, as well as lead them to multimedia
references in the areas of art technique and art history.
In addition, be sure your students click
on Career Corner to learn more about art careers
and art colleges. This resource is great for introducing students
to the diverse careers available in the arts, and it is an
excellent way for students to explore the various art colleges
throughout the country.
General Teacher Resources
By clicking on Teacher Resources
on the art.glencoe.com homepage, you will find a platform
that offers many resources and insights into the world of
art education, including:
- Teacher’s Lounge: As a message board format, Teachers’
Lounge gives teachers access to a global community of knowledge
right from their desktops. Simply post your topic via the
Post New Topic link, and check back frequently to read colleagues
solutions or reply to others’ ideas and issues.
- Art Resources: Here you will find information about arts
education resources; community, national, and international
resources; and galleries and cultural resources.
- Museums: Be sure to link to some of the most renowned
museums in the world.
- Educational Resources: Here you will find the latest information
on educational conferences, grants, contests, and agencies.
- Professional Development Articles: Learn about some of
the most popular topics in art education, including peer
coaching, mentoring, observation, online education, and
In addition to the Teacher Resources section,
be sure to click on Professional Development, which
will link you to Glencoe’s Teaching Today. At this site,
you can find Tips of the Day, an abundance of classroom materials
for you to download, as well as in-depth education articles.
Ways to Use Glencoe’s Art Web Site
The following are a number of ways
you can use Glencoe’s Art Web Site to help your students
Focus the Lesson
As you start a lesson, invite students
to visit Glencoe’s Art Web Site and find the sections
of the site that deal with the specific chapter you’re
studying. Give students an opportunity to check out some of
the links that are presented, as well as some of the activities
Invite students to visit Glencoe’s
Art Web Site to learn more about the key concepts addressed
in the chapter. Students can find activities to build their
skills and enhance their problem-solving abilities. They can
also find interactive games that reinforce the concepts of
After completing a chapter, visit
Glencoe’s Art Web Site for extensions to the chapter
content. Invite students to use the site to do their own research
on topics they found interesting or to review vocabulary terms
presented in the chapter.