CPD in Visual Art for Primary Teachers
Centre for Continuing Education
To explore, extrapolate and integrate Literacy and Numeracy in Visual Art particularly through the media, content and techniques utilised in the Drawing, Clay and Fabric and Fibre strands. Use Visual Art materials and tools as a stimulus for creativity both individually and with their students. Work from observation and curiosity, individually and in groups. Explore the possibilities presented by Visual Art to facilitate expression and to stimulate and motivate students. Use Visual Art to develop, define, refine, expand and present literacy and numeracy themes. Develop pedagogical skills in the area of cross-curricular learning. Appreciate, integrate and use Visual Art to reinforce Literacy and Numeracy themes across the curriculum. Feel confident in their own abilities to adapt to and develop idea for the integration of Literacy and Numeracy in the classroom. Develop problem solving and risk taking skills in Art work that can be utilised in the classroom. Model the use of ICT by the facilitator in the summer course to create their own PowerPoint presentation using support study artists for each of the strands covered. Research online and use new support study artist relevant to the Visual Art Strands with their classes. Develop communication and critical thinking skills through the use of a variety of evaluation techniques.