Menlo Park, CA, March 23, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Art in Action, a leading nonprofit art education organization, today announced the introduction of a comprehensive, masterpiece-based online art program for homeschool students. The 72 art lessons are presented in six different sequential program modules, all aligned with national and California state academic content standards for visual arts.
"We are meeting a need expressed by many homeschool parents, especially since we recently introduced our highly praised online curriculum for schools. Our mission is to enrich children's lives through innovative visual art programs. With our new program we can bring an affordable quality art education to many homeschooled students," says Judy Sleeth, Executive Director of Art in Action.
The new homeschool art program, named Art in Action @home, is designed to be taught by parents. It includes many exciting features, such as animated discussions of the masterpieces; video demonstrations of art techniques; wikis for sharing tips and ideas; links to interesting websites, books, and music; and much more. The curriculum provides detailed, recipe-style directions for guiding successful discussions and projects, and integrates with language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Each program module includes 12 lessons and is available at www.artinactionathome.org.
The Art in Action program fosters creativity and develops problem solving and critical thinking skills. Art in Action inspires children to get excited about learning when they meet the great masters and create their own masterpieces. The curriculum received a 99.5% user satisfaction rating in a recent user survey. Art in Action was founded in 1982 and is a nonprofit organization. More information at www.artinaction.org.