Art

  • Mrs. Burnham is the Art room teacher for grades 5-8. She has a background in art as well as being a certified regular education and special education teacher. She uses this experience to create cross-curricular lessons which help expand students’ understanding and depth of knowledge.
  • In the Art classroom, a variety of skills will be explored such as drawing from observation, imagination, sculpting, and designing.  Students will explore the Elements of Art and Principles of Design, while also learning about important artists and art movements in history.
  • Studio habits of mind and positive work habits are practiced routinely as well as a focus on developing 21st c. skills such as experimenting, problem-solving, revising, collaborating, as well as presenting and reflecting.