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Illuminated Letters Project
Post by Bill Tippit Each year I try to start with simple projects that review the basic elements of design with my Art Foundations students before we get into projects that require deeper understanding of the elements and principles. This year I c (More)
I.C. Norcom students draw from life to learn about procedure and craftsmanship.
By Linnea Barth This year I decided to spend more time at the beginning of the school year and the beginning of my art I class focusing on craftsmanship an (More)
All About Me Kaleidoscope- 5th/6th
Imagene Mallory, Victory Elementary Finding a beginning of the year project can be a daunting task sometimes. However, I have had great success with a particular project that I have used for years. As an art teacher, it is very hard to learn over (More)
Blog Entry 2015 Jean Stith, Art Teacher Portsmouth Public Schools I often reflect on my teaching day, the decisions I have made and consequences quickly weighed. I always look back on the recent weeks of a semester and question the best use of t (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 mode (More)
Greetings from Douglass Park Elementary by Mandy Herrera
I just wanted to share a bit of what we have been up to. First we have a picture of a project I did with my fifth grade students.  I find it important to work with a ruler as much as possible.  I am trying to build a good foundation for student (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 Virgi (More)
Personalized Sketchbook Covers
Post by Megan Webb Greetings. I hope everyone’s New Year is off to a great start! For this blog entry, I am going to share some of my lessons for sketchbook covers. I am sure that the beginning of the school year for many of you (elementary folk (More)
Pop Art Project
Post by Julie Coughlin My 6th grade students have been studying Pop Art and in particular, Andy Warhol and Claes Oldenburg.  Pop Artists take items from popular culture and turn them into works of art.  Pop art comes in many mediums; prints; pai (More)
Pete the Cat Visits the Art Room
Post by Laura Ragan Almost anyone these days that has a kid in elementary school can tell you about Pete the Cat. He’s a lovable little blue guy that goes around doing silly stuff and singing silly songs. A lot of the stories even take place in (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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