Enlighten Art Literacy Courses
Enlighten Art Center at The Cathay School is an international art standards certified art education program. The program includes these international standards and independently developed children’s art courses for the physical and psychological growth of children ages 3 to 12 years. Through creative instruction practices, nurturing guidance, and independent work experiences, children’s interest in and understanding of the arts and aesthetics will be stimulated and enhanced.
Enlight Art Teaching Methods
Enlighten Art Instructors are creative educational professionals who have adopted problem-solving project-based instructional methods. Instructors propose open questions to guide thinking and help foster problem solving from a variety of directions to shape four major artistic capabilities: observation, aesthetics, creativity, and independent thinking.
Art Literacy Integration – Grade 4/up
Students will become independent artists with strong artistic literacy. Their thinking will be guided by “big idea” questions and multi-dimensional, divergents ways of thinking, analyzing, formulating, collecting, sorting, deconstructing, reconstructing, and creating to answer those questions. Students will be skilled independent learners and creators.