Marginalia, Graduate Blog

Special Education in the Art Classroom: A Lesson Adaptation

by Sarah McHugh

As a choreographer of instruction, I adapted my second grade unit on collagraph lizard screen-printing to meet the needs of striving students with autism and intellectual disabilities.  The art classroom …

Special Education in the Art Classroom: A Lesson Adaptation

As a choreographer of instruction, I adapted my second grade unit on collagraph lizard screen-printing to meet the needs of striving students with autism and intellectual disabilities.  The art classroom …

Art Education MAT Sarah McHugh, sarahemchugh@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Summer in the Windy City…oh and the burbs!

by Sarah McHugh

This summer, I have been busy finishing my thesis…aka the portfolio of work that I have done for the past two years in the Art Education MAT program at Columbia …

Summer in the Windy City…oh and the burbs!

This summer, I have been busy finishing my thesis…aka the portfolio of work that I have done for the past two years in the Art Education MAT program at Columbia …

Art Education MAT Sarah McHugh, sarahemchugh@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

PGA: We Generate Our own Environment…Continued

by Sarah McHugh

When reading Danielle Holtz’s blog post about our amazing PGA installation, it was interesting to read a different perspective on the installation.  From my point of view, all of the …

PGA: We Generate Our own Environment…Continued

When reading Danielle Holtz’s blog post about our amazing PGA installation, it was interesting to read a different perspective on the installation.  From my point of view, all of the …

Art Education MAT Sarah McHugh, sarahemchugh@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Manifest Urban Arts Festival – MAT Program Reception

by Sarah McHugh

During the 11th annual Manifest, the MAT Education program held a reception.  The reception showcased the Art and Elementary MAT graduate student lessons that they taught in the student teaching …

Manifest Urban Arts Festival – MAT Program Reception

During the 11th annual Manifest, the MAT Education program held a reception.  The reception showcased the Art and Elementary MAT graduate student lessons that they taught in the student teaching …

Art Education MAT Sarah McHugh, sarahemchugh@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Secondary Student Teaching: Week 6

by Sarah McHugh

Senior Art Show This week has been busy! The seniors at my high school placement had their Senior Art Show. It was amazing to see the Advanced Placement Art Portfolio …

Secondary Student Teaching: Week 6

Senior Art Show This week has been busy! The seniors at my high school placement had their Senior Art Show. It was amazing to see the Advanced Placement Art Portfolio …

Art Education MAT Sarah McHugh, sarahemchugh@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Secondary Student Teaching: Week 5

by Sarah McHugh

Preparing for Tempera Still-Life Painting When preparing the students to create a composition for a painting or drawing, it is important that they understand some important rules of creating a …

Secondary Student Teaching: Week 5

Preparing for Tempera Still-Life Painting When preparing the students to create a composition for a painting or drawing, it is important that they understand some important rules of creating a …

Art Education MAT Sarah McHugh, sarahemchugh@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Secondary Student Teaching – Week 4

by Sarah McHugh

PINHOLE CAMERA: HOW TO CONSTRUCT A PINHOLE CAMERA In the previous lesson, the students learned the basic functions of an SLR camera and were given three shooting assignments based on …

Secondary Student Teaching – Week 4

PINHOLE CAMERA: HOW TO CONSTRUCT A PINHOLE CAMERA In the previous lesson, the students learned the basic functions of an SLR camera and were given three shooting assignments based on …

Art Education MAT Sarah McHugh, sarahemchugh@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Secondary Student Teaching- Week 3

by Sarah McHugh

I happen to be student teaching two Photo One classes that pretty much have the assignments planned in advanced. This last assignment that the students turned in, that I get …

Secondary Student Teaching- Week 3

I happen to be student teaching two Photo One classes that pretty much have the assignments planned in advanced. This last assignment that the students turned in, that I get …

Art Education MAT Sarah McHugh, sarahemchugh@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Secondary Student Teaching- Week Two

by Sarah McHugh

The second week of my student teaching experience at the high school level was be a bit challenging, because I had to get the students back on task from having …

Secondary Student Teaching- Week Two

The second week of my student teaching experience at the high school level was be a bit challenging, because I had to get the students back on task from having …

Art Education MAT Sarah McHugh, sarahemchugh@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Secondary Student Teaching-Week One

by Sarah McHugh

Secondary Student Teaching begins! It is an interesting transition from having such young, teacher-pleasing students at the elementary level to students that think for themselves more. I have already observed …

Secondary Student Teaching-Week One

Secondary Student Teaching begins! It is an interesting transition from having such young, teacher-pleasing students at the elementary level to students that think for themselves more. I have already observed …

Art Education MAT Sarah McHugh, sarahemchugh@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605