Teaching Clay in the Classroom Teacher Workbook

Available as a book only! In this comprehensive workbook, artist and educator Jeni Hansen Gard provides an informative guide for teaching ceramics at the K–12 level. A hands-on companion to the video series of the same name, this workbook gives a thorough introduction to all aspects of teaching clay in the classroom. (Scroll down for more!)


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Softcover, Spiral Bound | 104 Pages
Order code B168 | ISBN 978-1-57498-389-0

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A Spiral Bound Teacher’s Workbook

This workbook is filled with hundreds of illustrations and step-by-step images to help explain ceramic processes and equipment. The convenient spiral bound format makes it easy to hang the helpful instructional diagrams in the classroom or hand out to students. Diagrams include classroom rules and contracts for students, kiln logs for teachers, cleanup procedures, equipment, and much more!



Highlights include:

  • Learn how to teach basic and advanced handbuilding and wheel throwing techniques
  • Get a plethora of decorating and glazing techniques to use at all K–12 levels
  • Inspire your students with images of finished work by accomplished artists (see photo at right)
  • Learn where clay comes from, how to make and store clay and class projects, and how to load and fire a kiln
  • Pick up helpful tricks for maximizing storage and shelving
  • Find out how to keep your classroom safe and how to use equipment safely
  • and so much more!


Everything You Need to Know to Teach Ceramics

This workbook gives you practical knowledge for setting up your classroom for success so you’ll be more than ready to teach. You’ll learn where clay comes from and the different firing temperatures for clay and glaze, how to build and decorate using basic and advanced techniques, and how to load and fire ceramic kilns. The answers are here, along with resources that will assist you in putting your newfound knowledge into practice.

The Teaching Clay in the Classroom Teacher Workbook and video series will give you all the information you need to effectively teach ceramics to K–12 students.


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