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An Art Teacher Who Uses Technology
I recently found this article about a current art teacher in
Illinois. Her name is Tricia Fuglestad. As I read through the article, I
thought of this class and how well she integrated technology into her art
classroom. Fuglestad is an elementary art teacher...
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Raechel Eddy commented on a post on Blogger.
So true! Slate boards were a major tool in school at that time. I think it’s awesome that even today there are educators who still use the small white boards. They are the closest thing we have to slate boards now. Math educators in particular still use them. I remember all of my math teachers used them with us in high school. It is a big deal that the students are more engaged when they get to use the boards. They are also a great way of assessment for teachers. You can see who is getting the lesson and who is not.
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Technology Integration Plan
The lesson I chose is an intro to the Impressionist art movement. The original lesson was just a brief teacher-oriented lesson with a Power Point, following a demonstration on how to make a stippled drawing. (Stippling is a form of drawing in which everythi...
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Art Teacher vs. Self-Taught Programs
This blog is about a rather interesting article called Art Teaching for a New Age by Sean T.
Buffington. Sean is president of the University of the Arts. He talks about how
technology is affecting the arts, particularly the programs and software that
make c...
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This blog may be a little smart-alec when it comes to Integrating Technology Across Curriculum, but I just couldn’t help myself. I found a website titles Today’s Art Mediums Made Out of Yesterday’s Technology . On this website, there are photos of sculpture...
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Electronic Devices in School
In the past few years, the middle school I attended has become “technologically friendly.” Now that I am a substitute teacher there, it is such a surreal thing to see students typing essays on their tablets or iPods. Not long ago, the same teachers today w...
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Computer Software in Art Class
As we progress into our world with technology that grows every day, teaching technology is becoming a huge priority. As a future art teacher, I have struggled with coming up with art lessons involving technology. This is a problem for me because I learned f...
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Smartphones in the Art Museum
Do you ever recall going into a museum and seeing people walking around with headphones on? These headphones are audio guides that will explain each exhibit in the museum. They are a good alternative if you do not want to walk around on an actual tour guide...
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Jackson Pollock for Elementary Education
I recently discovered a fantastic way to teach elementary education about Jackson Pollock. In case you do not know, he was an Abstract Expressionist artist. Pollock is very famous for his giant paint -splattered canvases. There is a website called jacksonpo...
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Seeing Artwork in a 360 Degree View
This post may not seem like anything special to the average person. However to me, and I hope all of the other art education majors, this is a fantastic tool for teaching art history. I stumbled upon this site a couple weeks ago. It is a 360 degree view of ...
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