All Blog Posts Tagged 'art' (18)

Let Your Kids Be Explorers

Kids are natural explorers. When left to their own devices, they can turn a cardboard box into a rocket ship exploring space, a fort to fend off attackers or a hundred other things. To a child, creativity comes naturally and the possibilities in the world are endless. Their answer to the age-old question "Why?" is a simple, “Why not?"

Adults often become…

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Added by Debora Wondercheck on April 26, 2013 at 1:17am — No Comments

Listen! Now I´m talking! A project about language, media and democracy with 7th graders from the southern suburbs of Stockholm, Sweden

Listen! Now I’m talking! is about language and democracy.

48 7th graders have a very concrete mission:

Make up your mind about an opinion that you are passionate

about, something that you think should be changed, be improved, be highlighted

or be banned! You should in words and pictures propagate your opinion and…

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Added by Sten Canevall on January 1, 2013 at 9:56am — No Comments

Beginning-of-year Activities

I consciously overplan the first few days. The worst possible first-day scenario is to arrive unprepared. Over the years, I've collected a number of first-day activity ideas - far too many to use.

I've pared down the activities based on the following considerations:

  • My first goal is to build classroom community, making all students feel comfortable and successful.
  • My second goal is to establish routine.
  • My third goal is to formatively assess students'…
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Added by Janet Abercrombie on September 2, 2011 at 5:20am — 2 Comments

Art Contest for Students with Special Needs THIS WEEK

MangoMon is celebrating the launch of their newly redesigned website with an art contest! If you know students who love to draw, this is the contest for them! Expressing ideas through art is a great way to enhance creativity. That's why we want to see how creative your students can be! Submit any artwork from your students for a chance for them to win some great prizes.



The contest is free to…

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Added by Amanda Kenuam on April 26, 2010 at 8:25am — No Comments

Virtual Open Day of Radviliskis Fine Art school (Lithuania)

Session Elluminate: Virtual Open Day of Radviliskis Fine Art school (Lithuania)

Participants/People taking part: Gražina and Neringa (Lituanie) and their students Simas, Augustė, Klaudijus, Gediminas / Vilija (Lituanie) / Ellen and Vilmantas (USA) / Solange (France) / Vincenzina (Italie)





The festival of Art took three days.





Les artists participants d'atelier: Neringa,… Continue

Added by Gražina Likpetrienė on March 9, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

The project eTwinning Art Save The World

Students from different countries met to talk each other about the World in the language of ART. For talk about the most important thing for our FUTURE - SAVING THE WORLD. Art Save The World !

Let's Get to Know You!



I am MILDA



I am SIMAS



I am AURELIJA



I am KRISTINA



I am… Continue

Added by Gražina Likpetrienė on February 10, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Urban Screens and Media Facades

The video related to the picture below, along with a few comments and links, can be found on my recent post:

Revisiting Urban Screens: 555 Kubik....


Wouldn't this be fun to do with a school building?!

Added by Lynn Marentette on August 4, 2009 at 6:40pm — No Comments

Art lesson plans for middle school

When I learn how to use this...I will start posting ideas that have worked for me. Currently I'm thinking about something fun with anamorphosis art. Any ideas or links would be appreciated.

Added by CA York on August 3, 2009 at 12:06am — No Comments

Introducing the Digital Arts Toolbar and the Teacher Tech Toolbar!

I recently created a toolbar for my Digital Arts students to access the various freeware and cloudware resources we use in class. I also included a directory of engaging educational games and activities. Though it's designed with my students in mind, I'd like to share it with the rest of the Classroom 2.0 community. Here's the link - http://digitalarts.ourtoolbar.com/…



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Added by Andy on April 9, 2009 at 8:43am — No Comments

A Synthesis Blogging Whitman

When science meets literacy...

(or something)





Back in September I wrote a post about an interesting little web service… Continue

Added by Sean Nash on March 23, 2009 at 10:51am — No Comments

The Octopus Gets Due Respect

My last post was a highlight of a train wreck of a children's book. The conversation in the comments section was all about media literacy. If you know me, you know that I don't like to dwell long on things negative. And thus- this post was published.





Regardless of your take on The Septapus, I have felt the need for a review of a really super piece of children’s literature since publishing that post. I guess I just feel the need… Continue

Added by Sean Nash on March 21, 2009 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Time Waster

I just wasted several minutes with Bomomo http://bomomo.com/ (and I gotta tell ya, it was fun!). Please tell me if you've got a "more worthy" application for this "tool." Thanks!



While investigating a tad farther, I discovered Games for the Brain http://www.gamesforthebrain.com/. The good news here is that my enjoyment level seemed to directly correlate with my increased time involvement. AND, I can claim… Continue

Added by Ellen on December 8, 2008 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Your ideal writing space?

In reference to this post.



Two things:



1. i really love this guy's art.



2. i am really trying to get some feedback from people who write.



we are doing a pretty comprehensive set of action research projects all under the heading of:



what are the characteristics of online writing?

how do the characteristics of student writing change when they write online as… Continue

Added by Sean Nash on November 30, 2008 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Interactive white boards and teaching the fine arts

Is there anyone out there who has experience with, or can put me in touch with a fine arts teacher (sculpture in particular) who has made use of interactive white boards? Thanks!

Added by Linda Mercer on November 12, 2008 at 11:46am — 4 Comments

Protein Synthesis: Translation through a Visual Arts Lens

Added by David Wetzel on September 14, 2008 at 12:30am — No Comments

Being There –Panoramic Virtual Field Trips

By Alix Pehette



Cross-posted from The Impetuous Geek



Live, real-time field trips involve all the senses. We walk, stand and turn around to view our surroundings. We move closer to inspect an object or look to see a distant view. The experience is immersive and that’s what makes it memorable.



The opportunities for field trips are often limited by funding, transportation issues and administrative… Continue

Added by Alix E. Peshette on August 21, 2008 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

Styrosaurs

I wanted to do a fun lesson with virtual students when they met in person for their academy day. They were all ArtSnacks families and were very familiar with me virtually but had met me only a few times in person. I decided to make styrofoam dinosaurs with them. Teachers and parents began collecting styrofoam packing material weeks in advance and on our day we were quite ready to build! For the materials list go… Continue

Added by Kevin on May 4, 2008 at 11:55pm — 1 Comment

Les technologies au projet Printemps des Poètes

Alda Merini - Bambino (dit par Andrea, Italia)

























SIMAS, Lituanie, "Elegantiškai sninga"…

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Added by Gražina Likpetrienė on March 1, 2008 at 9:00am — No Comments

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