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Is this art? Your answer can reveal a surprising amount about your politics. Simple polling reveals Americans’ views of President Donald Trump are split by variables like race, ethnicity, age, and increasingly by whether or not you earned a college degree.

Is this art? Your answer can reveal a surprising amount about your politics.

The Elements of Art Anchor Charts. One of the easiest ways to access the arts in the classroom is through the Elements of Art, Music, Drama, Design and Dance.

The Elements of Art Anchor Charts

Each art form has a set of basic elements that are interwoven throughout the curriculum. What’s important to know about these elements are that they each contain the foundations for building skills and processes. For arts teachers, this offers a way to continually refine student learning and application. For classroom teachers, this offers a chance to quickly apply and create using these overarching understandings.

6ba135 79fa25d807b741e6a210fa6d316e99b9. 7 Storytelling Techniques Used by the Most Inspiring TED Presenters. Alternatives to Google Image Search - Chart. 13 Stunning Places to Publish Student Art and Writing. #Zk. Putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard, more realistically) is the traditional starting point for writing a short story, memoir, essay, comic or novel — but in today's digital world, there are a slew of unique tools that can make your illustrations and stories come to life in ways that go far beyond the paperback.


Below, we've outlined a few digital resources for the modern author, illustrator and storyteller. 1. Art of Comprehension - Improving Reading Comprehension. Gr4 Wk28 Art of Escher. Art of Comprehension - Classroom Closeup, NJ. CCUSP. Art Strategy: Behind the Scenes with Art History. How to Create Images with Adobe Spark. The Elements of Art Anchor Charts. Graphic Novel: A Noir 1930's "Snow White" by Matt Phelan. Set against the background of Manhattan in the 1930's Depression era, this newly released graphic novel retelling (released September 13, 2016) by award winning graphic artist Matt Phelan, is just lovely.

Graphic Novel: A Noir 1930's "Snow White" by Matt Phelan

Our only complaint is that we felt the book could have been quite a bit larger, to better view and enjoy the artwork. The title is simply Snow White: A Graphic Novel and the images hark back to the golden age of black and white cinema, making you feel like you've seen this before, except each reveal is somehow also unexpected and fresh. Our brief look convinced us it was a delightful find, with shades of detective noir via the chapter titles of "A Drop of Blood" and "Detective Prince Oversteps His Bounds". Interestingly - and relevantly - the Sock Market crash that triggered the Great Depression, is also the inciting incident to set this version of the fairy tale in motion. Here's the blurb: The scene: New York City. “Snow White” has always been my favorite fairy tale. Common Core in Action: 10 Visual Literacy Strategies. Do you wish your students could better understand and critique the images that saturate their waking life?

Common Core in Action: 10 Visual Literacy Strategies

That's the purpose of visual literacy (VL), to explicitly teach a collection of competencies that will help students think through, think about and think with pictures. Standards Support Visual Literacy Instruction Visual literacy is a staple of 21st century skills, which state that learners must "demonstrate the ability to interpret, recognize, appreciate and understand information presented through visible actions, objects and symbols, natural or man-made. " Putting aside the imperative to teach students how to create meaningful images, the ability to read images is reflected in the following standards. Notans: An Arts Integration Idea. Algorithms and the Arts Build STEAM. Monet, Van Gogh, Warhol… all of these names sound familiar, right?

Algorithms and the Arts Build STEAM

What about ‘The Next Rembrandt?’ Maybe not so familiar. STEAM Art Lessons. 152. Tunnel Books For Arts Integration. Looking for an innovative way to introduce foreground, middleground, and background to your students?

Tunnel Books For Arts Integration

Want students to be able to create their own stages or settings for written plays? What about bringing Ancient Chinese Landscapes to life by creating a three-dimensional work of art? Sick of dioramas? Try Tunnel Books! Art Bots: Automated Arts Integration. As soon as I read the words “Affordable Art Bots” workshop, I was in!

Art Bots: Automated Arts Integration

A robot that makes art? And they are affordable? Sign me up! I knew I had to find out more about it and see if it was worth bringing this experience to my elementary students. I look forward to the yearly National Art Educator (NAEA) Conference, it is a great place to meet teachers you “talk” to online face to face (finally!) Steven Schick: In Pursuit of an Externally Facing Artistic Practice – The Log Journal. New Music Gathering, a community-oriented annual meeting of composers, performers, scholars, presenters, and admirers of contemporary concert music, is underway now at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

Steven Schick: In Pursuit of an Externally Facing Artistic Practice – The Log Journal

Running May 11-13, the Gathering hosts a wide variety of events, including concerts, lectures, discussions, consultations, and a signature innovation: composer-performer “speed dating.” The theme of this year’s Gathering is “support,” a subject keynote speaker Steven Schick – a percussionist, conductor, author, and organizer – took up with customary insight and poetic grace. With his permission, The Log Journal is proud to publish the complete text of the address he delivered on May 11, which you can also view below. ARTed Talk Series: ​Miami University Art Education - Home. To Boost Higher-Order Thinking, Try Curation. ​Accessing the Metropolitan Museum’s New Stockpile of Over 375,000 Open License Artworks. Home. Experiments. What are Google Arts & Culture Experiments?


At the Google Cultural Institute’s Lab, a team of Google software engineers, artists and creative coders come together to experiment at the crossroads of art and technology. We believe that through the collaboration with the cultural sector, curators and artists we can develop the best tools and technology for cultural institutions around the world. We created this space for you to explore the Google Arts & Culture Experiments. The Experiments are aimed at discovering new ways people can explore art and browse the collections of our partner museums from around the world.

Discover more Google Arts & Culture Experiments What is Google Arts & Culture ? 20 contemporary black artists. Using Robots to Create Art: Dot and Dash Edition. Lately I have been thinking about how to integrate technology and visual art in a more visual way. The A in STEAM is an equal participant and sometimes it is seen as an afterthought. So I am focusing on ways to create STEAM lessons wherein the artistic product is just as important as the process itself.

The Most Influential Living Artists of 2016. In 2016, Ai focused his fierce, activist practice on a single, major issue: The refugee crisis. In conceptual installations that lambaste threats to humanity, the Chinese artist often amasses thousands of objects to represent human lives—like in 2009, when 5,000 backpacks at Munich’s Haus der Kunst paid tribute to Chinese schoolchildren who died in the Sichuan earthquake.

“Ai Weiwei’s significance as an artist has come from his identification with those in our society who he sees as having no voice—whether it was the children killed in the Sichuan earthquake or, more recently, refugees fleeing from unrest in the Middle East‎,” says Melissa Chiu, director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. “His interest in making art about these issues puts him at the center of global conversations on a number of vital topics.” MaKey MaKey Musical Paintings. In the Art Room: The Smartest Artist. Well, I've tried all that.

And I hate it. I can't keep up with it, I forget to give a sticker or drop a marble (I've lost too many along the way) and it just ends up being more work with less results. For me. Visual investigations, visual literacy, art. inquiry based learning. Laura Dortmans looks at how artworks and artefacts can be used across all areas of the curriculum to unlock new knowledge.

The power of art. These 100-Year-Old Colour Portraits Of New York Immigrants Reveal Incredible Outfits. Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children. Congratulations to the 2017 award winners! 2017 Winner. Literacy and the arts lesson ideas. Picture This: Exploring Art Elements in Picture Books. Image credit: Movie in minutes - Bing video. Movies In Minutes - Nigahiga Wiki - Wikia. An Illustrated Guide to Guy Debord’s ‘The Society of the Spectacle’ Tell it sell it strategy. Shadow Art Outdoor Science. Comic Master. Know Your Terms: Nonlinguistic Representation. World needs to hear about successes in #deeperlearning schools. Need repeatable stories #edpolicy #RethinkHighSchool. Global Africa: Kehinde Wiley at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. Kehinde Wiley Reimagines Classic Art. Watch Full Episodes Online of PBS Arts on PBS.

Revisiting abstract artist Norman Lewis. 7 Hidden Art Secrets That Were Uncovered With Technology. History, Travel, Arts, Science, People, Places. Paul Klee and Inspiration. 5 Tips for an Artful Field Trip. The Art of Storytelling. Search Lesson Plans. Comparing Portraits. Every Picture Tells a Story. Grades 3 through 12. Telling Stories in Art. Grades: Middle School (6–8), High School (9–12)Subject: English—Language Arts, Visual ArtsPrerequisites: For teachers with minimal proficiency in teaching with works of art, and students of all skill levels. Works of art often tell stories. Artists can present narrative in many ways—by using a series of images representing moments in a story, or by selecting a central moment to stand for the whole story.

Narrative works often illustrate well-known historical, religious, legendary, or mythic stories. 18 tips for telling a story through an artwork. Art-Tells-a-Story.pdf. Art That Tells a Story.