This is the ultimate art and design teacher's handbook; with guidance on planning lessons, inspiring creativity and imagination in pupils and getting great results. This comprehensive handbook provides art teachers with practical advice on: planning effective lessons; developing imaginative ideas for teaching art across the age ranges; developing students' creative, technical and critical skills; and, preparing students for coursework and exams. This book is a must for all secondary art and design teachers, whether still in training, newly qualified or experienced. Each title in the new "Handbooks Series" is a comprehensive guide to preparing to teach, teaching with confidence and making the most of assessment in secondary schools. Each handbook contains practical advice for teachers, from working with Teaching Assistants to guidance on continued professional development, as well as plenty of strategies for making lessons stimulating, cross-curricular and fun!