Balance, contrast, and proportion are all concepts that we may inherently appreciate, but trying to teach them to students is a completely different story.
In A Whole New Mind, Dan Pink offers a number of ways to enhance your own design aptitude. But in order to perform any of his exercises, you must be able to appreciate what you are seeing. And as an educator you have to be able to explain it.
That is why I appreciate this article by Chad Engle. It is simple yet effective. Take the time to read through the information and I think you will be much more confident in helping your students to develop their design aptitude. I know that I am in a much better position to help my students, having read this article. I hope you will find it as informative as I have.Share