Courtney Bryant & Beth White on: Combining Art and Engineering in the Classroom
“I think it’s important to understand that the line between engineering and the arts is kind of blurry.”– Courtney Bryant

Courtney Bryant and Beth White

Grades PK-8
School: Charles R. Drew Charter School

Type of School: Public – Charter

Location: Atlanta, GA

School Population: 1,313

Demographic: 89% minority students

% Free/reduced lunch program: 59%
 
Grades 9-12
School: Charles R. Drew High School

Type of School: Public – Charter

Location: Atlanta, GA

School Population: 1,555

Demographic: 98% minority students

% Free/reduced lunch program: 100%
Combining Art and Engineering in the Classroom
  1. Find a teaching partner from a complementary background to combine engineering and art.
  2. Research architecture and product design to better understand the intersection of art and engineering.
  3. Begin by teaching students about product design and composition.