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Collaborative Lesson: Bringing together French and Ceramic students in a project that addresses one major world concern.
Post by Jamie Cosumano Knowledge is everything, and as much as I want all students to become budding artists and creative people, I also want them to be thinking individuals. Truth is, I believe many of our best and brightest artists today are as (More)
Classroom Card Games
Post by Bill Tippit When you say “card game”, one can expect to conjure images of poker players huddled around a smoky table crouched over cards with various suits and numbers printed in the traditional red and black. There is .however, a modern t (More)
The cArtroom
Post by Thomasina Durkay I’ve said it before & I’ll say it again, to teach the visual arts, I have to be determined, strong, & in a constant state of learning. Now, I substituted for about 3 years in Pennsylvania before moving to Virginia (More)
The Art Connection
My name is Thomasina (or Ms. D!), & this is my 1st blog, not just as a PPS Art Teacher, but, well...ever! So, to introduce myself a little, I am 30 years old- despite my young & enthusiastic demeanor 😉 –I am from a small town in central Pen (More)
My Symbols, My Story - Studying Western Art History
Jesse Boone Art 1 Foundations  at Cradock Middle School Students completed a brief study of different parts of Western Art history from Prehistoric until 1400. During that time students learned that the primary use for art was to communicate wi (More)
Papel Picado - Colorful Cut Paper
By Imagene Mallory, Victory Elementary Hola amigos!  Hello friends!  This is one of the most absolute favorite projects that my 1st graders enjoy!  I always try to incorporated culture in my lessons. I tell them art is cultural because there are p (More)
Helping out with the S.O.L. tests
By Bill Tippit The students at Churchland Middle School are learning more than just observational drawing. These students are also reviewing for their Math S.O.L. test. Mr. Tippit and Ms. Gardner teach students how to draw from direct observation (More)
Invertebrate Invasion
Greetings, The lead science teacher for fifth grade at my school asked for my assistance. She wanted me to come up with a cross-curricular lesson that would blend art and science. The purpose was to aid fifth graders in understanding the differenc (More)
Urban Lettering
by Lisa Gardner One challenge most of us probably face is feeling like we don’t have enough time with our students.  For instance, this year I see my 7th grade classes every third day (once or twice a week).  Since our time is so limited, I try to (More)
4th Grade Colonial Weaving Project
By Julie Coughlin            The 4th graders at Simonsdale Elementary School have been studying weaving during Colonial t (More)
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6 thoughts on “Welcome

  1. Thanks so much for participating!

    I’ve never blogged before so I’m on a learning curve!

    Will be glad to hear from you!

  2. This is great and TEACH Academy was awesome. I am ready for the new school year to start.

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