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ADVANCING THE ARTS ACROSS MARYLAND

Online Arts Learning Resources

Online Arts Learning Resources

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As Maryland continues to operate under a state of emergency and schools remain closed due to COVID-19, the Maryland State Arts Council has heard the need for guidance in creating distance learning content for students and artists.

Below is our current list of MSAC of resources about creating online arts education content.

To contribute to this list, please fill out the form here: https://forms.gle/6M5WEWwfsygQP5EGA

 

Webinars

Online Arts Learning Platforms on April 13th at 4 p.m.

Timestamp of webinar presentations from the panel: Jumprope @ 2:15, Canvas/Instructure @ 10:18, Kadenze @ 27:03

This webinar reviews how arts educators and teaching artists can use various technologies for online classes, courses, and short form lessons. The webinar features a panel of experts about how to use three specific platforms for online learning (Jumprope, Kadenze, and Canva.)

The Art of Education: Developing Arts Education Frameworks Online

Association for Teaching Artists - Webinar (Live 3/13/2020 @ 2:00 EST)

 

Online Tools and Platforms

Autodesk Sketchbook

digital artwork software with a variety of brushes. 

Bren Bataclan Drawing Tutorials

fun and creative drawing activities for kids to do at home.

Canva

free graphic design tool with templates that can be used for social media posts, as well as print

Canvas

Learning Management System for K-12 schools and universities

Freckle

Differentiated reading and math content, should this be a part of an arts integrated lesson plan.

Google Sites

platform to frame online learning as a blog and archive.

Google Classrooms

platform for online instruction.  Enables multi media file sharing: learning tutorials, online tool links, articles, student work, PDFs, forms, photos, videos.

Google Sketchup

Architecture drafting software

Inkscape

Vector graphics software

Jumprope

Video tutorial creation bank 

Kadenze/Kannu

Online Learning Management system and portal for art and design courses.

Kahoot

Online quizzes

Padlet

Online portfolio and content creation

Piskel

Pixel art software

PollEverywhere

Polling tool that is mobile friendly

Portfolium

Student portfolio platform

Scratch

Free design and coding platform to create video games, animations & digital instruments

Tinkercad

3D printing software

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

Comprehensive list of educational applications and platforms

Webex Personal Account

Free online conferencing and video platform

Weebly

Website builder for class blogs

Varsity Tutors, LLC

Live learning platform with free resources to help students and parents cope with school and summer camp closures.

Zoom

video conferencing

 

Resources by Maryland Organizations, Artists, and Educators

Baltimore Center Stage Camp At Home

Arts Every Day

Maryland State Department of Education

Baltimore Improv Group (BIG): Improv For Kids (ages 8-12)

Baltimore Improv Group (BIG): Improv For Teens (ages 13-17)

Young Audiences of Maryland Arts & Learning Kids Videos

Huntington Learning Center: Online Tutoring

Timeless Visual Works

 

Other Resource Databases and Lists 

Fighting Words: Poetry in Response to Current Events [Contest and Workshop]

National Guild for Community Arts Education

Emergent Strategy in the Virtual Classroom

DC Arts Education Collaborative

Arts Education Partnerships

The Kennedy Center

Arts Ed Collaborative

Arts Ed New Jersey

National Art Education Association

Save the Music Foundation

State Education Agencies Directors of Arts Education

Quaver Music

Doodles Academy

CommonLit 

Illustrative Mathematics 

Khan Academy

Zearn

The Smithsonian

Arts Education in Maryland Schools

Story Tapestries

 

Articles

Art Became the Oxygen: An Artistic Response Guide

How to create an online course

Creating Integral Virtual Content (PDF)

Creating Integral Virtual Content (video)

Making and Teaching Art in the time of COVID_19 

ACCESSIBLE TEACHING IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

Teaching Effectively During Times of Disruption

Online Art & Design Studio Instruction in the Age of "Social Distancing"

Online Studio Visit List

Making Do and Getting By - Examples (for students)

Please do a bad job of putting your courses online

Resources for Theatre Educators Teaching Online—The Latest 

Optimism Through the COVID-19 Disruption

With school closures, teachers can keep their lessons going remotely

Checklist for Distance Learning

 

Contributors: 

Kathleen Mazurek, Arts Education Partnerships, Dr. Ollie L. Jefferson, Bren Bataclan