Academic Journals and Research Community About Frontiers Frontiers is a community-oriented open-access academic publisher and research network. Our grand vision is to build an Open Science platform that empowers researchers in their daily work and where everybody has equal opportunity to seek, share and generate knowledge. Frontiers is at the forefront of building the ultimate Open Science platform. We are driving innovations and new technologies around peer-review, article and author impact metrics, social networking for researchers, and a whole ecosystem of open science tools. We are the first – and only – platform that combines open-access publishing with research networking, with the goal to increase the reach of publications and ultimately the impact of articles and their authors.
For Teachers and Schools CMA is offering workshops specifically for home school families! On the third Tuesday of every month (October to May), from 1:30 – 3:30 pm, homeschool students ages six and up can explore and create in this 2-hour experience. Each month features a new, different topic inspired by our collection or special exhibitions. Registration includes a 45-minute guided tour, 60-minute Studio Thinking Workshop, and Museum admission for the student and one accompanying adult. Parents may choose to drop-off or remain with their child. Registration is $9 per student per workshop for nonmembers, Special Member Price $7 per student per workshop. 2013-2014 Homeschool Classes and Registration here.
National Gallery of Art NGAkids Collage Machine If the Shockwave program above does not load, download and install the plug-in. Collage Machine is fun for children of all ages. This recently updated and enlarged version incorporates images from Collage Machine I and Collage Machine II. Click a menu picture and see what happens, or roll over the question mark and hold down the mouse button to learn how the program works. Use the AUTO button for ideas. It will make a new arrangement each time you click the button.
Rubrics for Teachers - Assessment A collection of rubrics for assessing portfolios, group work/cooperative learning, concept map, research process/ report, PowerPoint, oral presentation, web page, blog, wiki, and other social media projects. Quick Links to Rubrics Social Media Project Rubrics Wiki RubricCriteria for assessing individual and group Wiki contributions. Blog RubricAssess individual blog entries, including comments on peers' blogs. Twitter RubricAssess learning during social networking instructional assignments.
Alaska State Council on the Arts Every child in every school has the right to a well-rounded education, of which the arts are an essential ingredient. Beyond having great value in and of itself, the arts promote the health and well-being of children, including academic and personal growth, critical thinking and analytical skills, the motivation to stay in school and excel and movement skills to help combat childhood obesity. Quality arts education is central to a complete education. Video Literary Devices Acquiring a list of literary terms and devices has been standard fare in many high school English classes for decades. Students are expected to grasp the difference between a simile and a metaphor. They learn about alliteration. They can give examples of deus ex machina.
Art of the Islamic World Art of the Islamic World: A Resource for EducatorsEdited by Maryam D. Ekhtiar and Claire Moore Learn about art and culture of the Islamic world and glean ideas for supporting studies of English language arts, math, science, social studies, world history, and visual arts. Each of the units listed below is also available as a downloadable PDF. These educational materials are made possible by The Olayan Group. Publish or Perish - Anne-Wil Harzing Are you applying for tenure, promotion or a new job? Do you want to include evidence of the impact of your research? Is your work cited in journals which are not ISI listed? Then you might want to try Publish or Perish, designed to help individual academics to present their case for research impact to its best advantage. Version: 4.17.0 (18 June 2015) About Publish or Perish
Tape painting The whole family has been at it... and now we have a new piece of art in the livingroom. Here is how we did it: bought a big canvas and sprayed it metalic gold (2 layers) added a pattern using washi / masking tapepainted the shapes using different colors acrylic paintgently removed the tapehung it :) How to Feng Shui Your Microsoft Word Tables You ever watch one of those organizing shows, where a team of experts comes into someone’s home and de-clutters it? The freshly painted, beautifully tidy rooms just breathe. They feel more vibrant and alive, full of possibility. Practitioners of Feng Shui, the ancient Chinese art of arranging objects in space for better health and good fortune, would say the chi — or energy — flows more freely through these rooms.
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District The elementary art program is a unique and time-tested system of instruction and support that has evolved since the program was begun in 1981. At the heart of all the components is this document, the curriculum, which represents a comprehensive approach to art education and reflects the Alaska Content Standards in the Arts. This curriculum works because of the other aspects of the program, wherein teachers are trained, supported, and provided with teaching materials to assist them in providing a strong art education for their students. The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Art Curriculum is comprised of: 1) Written Curriculum - This document outlines what teachers at each grade level should strive to teach their students.