Art and  Design

David Tamori
Currently, David is the Chair of the City of Oroville Arts Commission and President of the Artist of River Town. He is also a College Board* Advanced Placement® Art & Design workshop consultant/presenter and a Chief Reader/Scoring Leader/Reader for the Praxis Exams. He has been a Reader and Table Leader at the AP Scoring sessions, and he serves as a member of the University of California Cadre of Visual and Performing Arts Experts, Commission on Teacher Credentialing Bias Review Committee and The Commission of Accreditation Site Visitation Team and examining teacher presentation programs. He was a California Art Project Staff member. California Art Education Member and a past officer and National Art Education Association Member since 1974. He received the California Art Education Association Outstanding Secondary Educator in 1992, California Art Education Association Outstanding Visual Program award in 1996, and the National Art Education Association Pacific Region Secondary Art Educator Award in 1999. 2018-19 Butte County Office of education VAPA Coordinator and Region II Lead. 1973 to 2010: Oroville High School Art Teacher, VAPA Chair and Head Wrestling Coach. David's teaching assignments have been Art/ Art Appreciation, Art II/ Graphic Design, Advanced Art, AP® Art & Design and Adult School Ceramics/Sculpture. He has mentored over thirty-five teachers over the years. He has contributed to the standards developed and content for all of the current Art Teacher assessments: National Board Certification of Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood, PRAXIS, and CSET Exams. He served in the U.S. Army and on the U.S. Department of the Interior Junior Duck Stamp Curriculum committee and helped in introducing the fifth standard in California's VAPA framework. 

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AP Seminars Silicon Valley Online, 2021
Art and Design 
Day 1 Part 1: Understanding the Course    Pg. 3 Workshop Handbook and Resources. 
8:00-8:30 Zoom Activity A Welcome, Introductions. 
• Media:  Sketchbook, Markers, 9X12” Watercolor Paper, Masking Tape. 
8:30-9:30 Learning Goals and Approaches, Activity B Using the Course Framework  Pg. 7
9:30-10:00 Activity C What is a Sustained Investigation? Pg. 11
10:00-11:30 Continue with Activity C 
11:30-12:30 Lunch 
12:30-1:30 What are Selected Works?  Activity D Pg.17
1:30- 3:30 Zoom Group: Communicating and Reflecting in groups (30 Minutes) 
• Media:  Several sheets of cardboard approximate size 9X12 to 12X18 , White glue, White Gesso, newspaper, paper towels, 2 sheets of 180lb watercolor paper 9X12, Flat Brush, Black Acrylic. 
• Photo: 2 images on plain paper, 3-D: wire and tape. 
Day 2 Understanding, Planning and Teaching the Course
8:00-10:00 Portfolio Overview 
• Media:  Sketchbook 
• Part 2:  Planning Your Course  
• Part 3:  Teaching the Course 
• Activity E generating Possibilities for Investigation   
ª Activity F Formulating Questions to Further Sustained Investigation  
10:00-11:30 Activity G What are AP 2-D and Design, AP 3-D Art and Design, and AP Drawing?  
11:30-12:30 Lunch   
12:30-3:30 Activity H Setting Learning Milestones   

Day 3 Part 3 Teaching the Course 
8:00-10:00 Activity I Practicing, Experimenting, and Revising with Material, Processes, and Ideas   
• Media:  Sketchbook 
10:00-11:30 Activity J Connecting Visual and Written Evidence  
11:30-   12:30 Lunch  
12:30-1:30 Activity K Skillful Synthesis of Materials, Processes, and Ideas  
1:30-2:00 Activity L Striving for Equity and Access Using the Growth Mindset   
2:00-3:30 Zoom Groups Communication and Reflecting  
Day 4 Assessing Student understanding and progress
8:00-9:00 Activity M Formative and Summative Assessment   
• Media:  Sketchbook 
9:00-10:00 Activity in Presenting Art and Design for interpretation  
10:00-11:300 Inquiry and Making Set up Sustained Investigations. 
11:30-12:30 Lunch  
12:30-to 2:00 Activity O Scoring Portfolios  
2:00-3:30 Activity P AP Course Audit and AP Resources. The course Audit, due until Fall of 2021 
Day 5 Becoming a Member of the AP Community
8:00-10:30   Activity O Scoring Portfolios
10:30-11:30   Activity P AP Course Audit and AP Resources.
11:30-12:00   Art Show Communication and Reflection