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BEEDO BEEDO BEEDO

BEEDO BEEDO BEEDO

Just posted some videos on Youtube! Thanks to Youtube Capture, which is such an easy video tool for the iPad, I uploaded 10 videos to the 2-Part Hole-in-the-Page Drawing playlist (click here to see them). We are pretty much crazy about Minions these days and here is an example:

Colorful Collaborative Displays

Colorful Collaborative Displays

Check out the colorful displays of our collaborative work for International Dot Day:

International Dot Day – A Celebration

International Dot Day – A Celebration

Her teacher smiled. “Just make a mark and see where it takes you.” These are words to live by from The Dot, by Peter H. Reynolds. In celebration of International Dot Day, dots have been the focus of our recent artwork in three types of media. If you are not familiar with the book, you […]

Art After School – Join Enrichment NOW!

Art After School – Join Enrichment NOW!

Join me after school for two great Enrichment classes this Fall! Art Club: Calling all art lovers! This club is open to all students who love art. Most activities will evolve based on the interests of club members. Possibilities include rainbow loom bracelets, clay, murals, origami, Manga, mosaics, outdoor art, marbling, and large art projects […]

Artsonia and International Dot Day

Artsonia and International Dot Day

My class lists are pretty much finalized now, so I have uploaded them to Artsonia. Artsonia is an online gallery created for art teachers by art teachers. Please visit the Miscoe Hill gallery at Artsonia to see some of the 1500 images of student work that were uploaded last year. Now that Artsonia has all of my […]

We Remember

We Remember

I wore this “flag” pin to school today, as I have for the past 12 years. I was teaching 3rd grade on 9/11/2001 and had a lovely class of 26 or so kids who I had just met a few weeks earlier. We were just settling in to our school day when an announcement was […]

Open House Video – Return Engagement!

Open House Video – Return Engagement!

Thank you to all who came to the Miscoe Hill Open House this evening! It was my pleasure to welcome you to the 5/6 art room, to meet so many new parents and see so many of you again! If you missed the open house you can catch the video that was showing right here: