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Iris Bildstein

Professional Background

Educational Background

Ed.D. in Art Education. Teachers College Columbia University. New York. Dissertation Title: In-Service Perspectives On Pre-Service Education: Reflections On Art Teacher Preparation And The Challenges Of Teaching Art. (ABD/ defense fall 2012)  

 

Ed.M. in Art Education. Teachers College Columbia University. New York. (2002)     

 

B.A. Studio Art/Painting. City University of New York at Queens College. New York.

 

Scholarly Interests

Art Teacher Preparation and Education Programs; understanding how the mitigation of

Schools and the Educational Zeitgeist in the 21st century impacts perceptions of

preparation: Lesson Planning as a way for form to follow Pedagogical function: Student

Centered Teaching & Learning: Constructivist Theories and Web-Based Learning

Selected Publications

Publications

Burton, J., & Bildstein, I. (To be published) Challenging Thinking: Possibilities and Potentials for Teaching and Learning in the Visual Arts Grades 3-8

 

Bildstein, I. (2000)    Who’s Dancin’ Now. PBS Website; Teaching Materials

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/dancin/resources/lesson_plan-v1.html

 

Presentations

National Art Education Association- National Convention 2012, New York, NY

Re-Evaluating Pre-Service Education: Art Teachers’ Perspectives on Best Practice in

Teaching Art

 

National Art Education Association- National Convention 2012, New York, NY

Looking at Art Teaching: The Benefits of Field Observation Prior to Student Teaching

 

GRAEC- Graduate Research in Art Education Conference, Teachers College Columbia University, New York, 2010

Research and emerging themes as related to dissertation research.

 

Awards

Provost and Dean General Research Fellowship/Academic Year 2010-2011

Awarded for Dissertation Research; Teachers College Columbia University

 

Memberships

KDP- Kappa Delta Pi, Educational Honor Society- Inducted 2000

 

Exhibitions

2000- Macy Gallery, Teachers College Columbia University, New York

GRAVIDAS, Masters Solo Exhibition

1997- Lever House Gallery, New York, Group Show

1996- Broome Street Gallery, SOHO, NY, Group Show

1995-Carriage Barn House Gallery, Connecticut, Group Show