Strategies That Work: Art and Technology

This course was specifically designed for art teachers k-12. In this course art teachers will watch a video, explore different technology resources, and then answer questions.

Rational and Outcomes for this Professional Learning


This video lesson is specifically for art teachers interested in using technology in the classroom.


It is a challenge for art teachers to find specific professional development, and this lesson was created to bring strategies that work to the art classroom.

Outcomes After Watching the Video

  1. After the video lesson art teachers will be able to explain growth mindset and specifically how that thinking applies to the art classroom.
  2. After completing the lesson art teachers will be able to share resources with colleagues.
  3. After completing the lesson art teachers will have new resource collections of digital images.
Resources and Tutorials for Art and Technology

Resources and Tutorials

Defining a growth mindset

Austin’s butterfly

A growth mindset explained for students

Visual of a growth mindset

Iceberg visual

Growth Mindset book by Carol Dweeck

Grit by Angela Duckworth

Which step have you reached today?

Sketchnoting for beginners guide

Sketchnote Army

Pinterest to showcase work


Outstanding art porfolios

Art School

ClassTools to create an art gallery

Five Card Flickr

The art of storytelling


Sketchup links




Google Cultral Institute

Take virtual tours of palaces

Library of Congress resources

Virtual fieldtrips

Discussion Questions for Art and Technology
  1. What was your background knowledge about growth mindset? What did you learn that was new?
  2. Specifically, how does growth mindset apply to you?
  3. How do you think the book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance will apply to you?
  4. How would you describe Seesaw to a colleague?
  5. In what ways could you use Seesaw in your classroom?
  6. What was your background knowledge about sketchnoting? What did you learn?
  7. How are you currently using social media for personal professional development?
  8. How could you incorporate Sketchup into a student project?
  9. How could you use the Google Cultural Institute?
  10. What resources will you share with your colleagues?