1 Hook/Attention Getter - Introduction to virtual museums
Teacher introduces students to the virtual world of art with the Google Art Project.
Teacher demonstrates to students how to search for art/artists, how to zoom into artworks and how to do 'virtual tours' of some of the different museums featured in the Google Art Project
Students spend time exploring the Google Art Project and conducting virtual tours.
Students screenshot at least one of their favorite artworks and document what museum the artwork is located in.
2 Direct Instruction - Museum visit of the week
Once a week, teacher introduces a new virtual art museum to students.
Teacher spends time demonstrating to students how to use the new app/website and how to explore the newest art museum.
Teacher explains to students the unique features of that weeks museum, it's geographic location and it's importance to the world of art.
Students spend time exploring that weeks museum and select one artwork to screenshot/save, documenting which museum it is from.
3 Independent practice - Creation of virtual museum
At the end of the semester, teacher gives instruction to students on how to take the artworks they have been screenshotting and saving into their own virtual museum.
Students arrange the artworks they have saved into a virtual presentation using something like Prezi or Slideshare.
Students add frames and sculpture stands to their saved artworks to make it look more like a virtual museum.
Students present their virtual museums to the rest of the class.
4 Wrap-up - student feedback
Teacher has students submit their presentation for grading through Google Classroom.
Teacher uses a feedback tool such as Padlet to guide students in giving feedback on their learning for this assignment.
Students respond to guided questions provided by the teacher to give feedback on the learning through this assignment.