First Advisor

Upton, Gary


College for Professional Studies

Degree Name

Master of Education


School of Education and Counseling

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access



Number of Pages

74 pages


This research project represents an overview of how a rich art curriculum can enhance the general physical and emotional development of adolescents, thereby enriching their overall educational experience. The curriculum is based on the Colorado Model Content Standards for the Visual Arts. The lesson plans within the curriculum encompass ceramics, drawing, painting, fused glass, sculpture, and bookmaking. Many of the lesson plans in this project also incorporate mathematics, literacy and/or history, providing a well-rounded educational experience that embraces knowledge from various subjects and a variety of learning styles.

Date of Award

Spring 2007

Location (Creation)

Denver, Colorado

Rights Statement

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