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  Arts Matter: An Introduction to Visual and Performing Arts  

Dory was instrumental in creating Arts Matter: An Introduction to Visual and Performing Arts, a secondary school curriculum produced by Bloom Associates, Inc. and the Institute for Research and Reform in Education (IRRE), with support from the U.S. Department of Education. In six instructional videos for teachers, Dory  explains key projects in the curriculum.

Your Personal Word Weave
Dory teaches about Word Weaves, a project combining painted and textured paper with expressive writing.
Walking the Line
Dory teaches about Mexican Collaborative Painting, a project in which individual students paint in their own chosen colors designs that fit together into a large group painting.
Negative and Positive: The Yin and Yang of Design
Dory teaches about Notan Cut Paper Collage, in which positive and negative spaces combine to make attractive symmetrical or asymmetrical designs.
Dot Painting Lesson Inspired by Aboriginal Art and Culture
Dory teaches an art lesson inspired by Aboriginal Art, a project in which students create interrelated stories, then illustrate their stories using symbols and dot painting techniques from traditional Australian Aboriginal culture.
What Makes a Masterpiece?
Dory teaches about how values scales help us understand What Makes a Masterpiece, illustrated by painting with monochrome shades the values chosen by Leonardo for the Mona Lisa.
Memory, Music and Movement: The Art of Romare Bearden
Dory teaches about Painted Paper Collage as inspired by Harlem artist Romare Bearden's "The Block." This project combines painted and textured papers, architectural shapes and printed photographs to show students' representations of their neighborhoods.