What is TAB and Choice-Based Art?

What is going on in the art room?!  We’re now a TAB (Teaching for Artistic Behaviors) and choice-based art classroom.  Here’s some information on what to expect this year. 

How will my child show progress with TAB? These are the development stages for artistic development.  TAB allows children to move through these stages at their own pace. Students will show growth weekly, monthly, and yearly. Students keep portfolios to reflect on how they’ve grown.

Here’s more information:

Read more about 21st Century Skills here.

Read more about TAB: http://teachingforartisticbehavior.org

Here’s a view of our TAB classroom. I’ll make small changes as we learn and grow, but this is how our room is organized at the beginning of the year.